The fund has been released following constant persuasion of the state government with the Centre, state PWD Minister Gojen Gadi said in a statement on Monday.
Union MoRTH Minister Nitin Gadkari is scheduled to visit the state during his maiden trip to North East in the first week of April, Gadi said.
He said that Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, who is the nodal minister of MoRTH of NE states, is convening a high-level meeting on Monday in New Delhi to finalise the sanction of eight unawarded road projects to Arunachal as well as early release of Rs 54.02 crore for the ongoing 11 projects in the state during the current financial year.
The MoRTH has proposed to award the eight projects to National Highway Infrastructure Development Construction Limited, a newly constituted central PSU, the Minister said.

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