THE CENTRAL ROAD FUND ACT,2000
9. Power of Central Government to administer the fund.
(1) The Central Government shall have the power to administer the Fund and shall–
(a) take such decisions regarding investment on projects of national highways and expressways as it considers necessary;
(b) take such measures as may be necessary to raise funds for the development and maintenance of the national highways;
(c) allocate and disburse such sums as are considered necessary, to the concerned departments responsible for the development and maintenance of-
(i) national highways;
(ii) rural roads;
(iii) State roads; and
(iv) construction of roads either under or over the railways by means of a bridge and erect suitable safety works at unmanned rail-road level crossings.