The project is part of District Flagship Infrastructure Project (DFIP) which aims to accelerate the infrastructure development of all the districts in the state of Kerala. The project aims at upgrading a long stretch of road in Malappuram District from Nadukani via Vazhikkadavu, Nilambur, Edavanna, Manjeri, Malappura, Vengara, Thirurangadi till Parappanangadi. The work over the long route will be a facelift for the region. The work was awarded by the Public Works Department Roads and Bridges Kozhikode. The estimated time period to complete the project is 36 months. The project values around Rs. 360 crores.