Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up
The Finance Ministry cited "green shoots" of recovery in agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors, and said the prompt policy measures taken by the government and RBI have helped reinvigorate the economy with minimal damage
Coronavirus Outbreak: NHAI to resume toll collection on national highways from 20 April; transporters' body AIMTC opposes move
Replying to communication from NHAI, the ministry said the authority in letters dated 11 April and 14 April had highlighted reasons for resuming the collection of user fee on national highways, saying that the Ministry of Home Affairs has allowed a lot of activities with effect from 20 April, including commercial and private establishments and construction work.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre temporarily suspends toll collection on national highways to ease emergency services
'In view of COVID-19, it has been ordered to temporarily suspend the collection of toll at all toll plazas across India,' Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced.
Tunnel works worth over Rs 1 lakh cr to be undertaken in next five years; need to relax tech, financial bid parameters: Nitin Gadkari
There is a need for tunnels in the country, especially at the strategic locations, to provide all-weather connectivity, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said
In Uttar Pradesh, IT and highways are reconstructing social equations, rejigging ambition and aspirations
Information technology, aided by the modern highways, is radically transforming Indian society. Interconnectedness thanks to IT and highways, and homogeneity thanks to the market economy are redefining socioeconomic relations.
Amarinder Singh urges transport minister Nitin Gadkari to fast-track road development projects in Punjab
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has sought transport minister Nitin Gadkari's personal intervention particularly in expediting the Kartarpur Corridor project, given its historic and religious importance.
Toll collections may witness double-digit growth in FY'20 on rise in commercial vehicle sales, WPI: ICRA
Typically, commercial vehicles account for around 65-70 percent of the total vehicular movement on a majority of national highways.
PM Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on Saturday, will lay foundation stone for three national highway projects
Narendra Modi will do a 'Bhoomi Pujan' for three National Highway projects of nearly 200 kilometres in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.
Narendra Modi in Varanasi: PM inaugurates project for river Ganga and two highways, says development is key
Modi, who inaugurated projects related to the cleaning of of River Ganga, said, "Today's day is very historic for Kashi, Purvanchal, eastern India, and the entire India."
In Varanasi, Narendra Modi inaugurates first multi-modal waterways terminal, pays tribute to River Ganga
The inland waterway terminal inaugurated by Narendra Modi is the first of the four multi-modal terminals being constructed on River Ganga.
Amarinder Singh meets Nitin Gadkari, discusses expansion and upgradation of national highways in Punjab
Amarinder Singh met Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday and urged him for expansion and upgradation of national highways in the state and development of roads in border areas.
The union transport minister, Nitin Gadkari said toll collection can "never go" if funds are to be raised for constructing roads under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and NHAI to state its stand on maintaining the mandatory green cover along national and state highways.
Centre's extension of highways, identification of black-spots on them may lead to fall in road accident fatalities
A series of concrete steps taken by the government towards improving road safety in the last four years raises hopes of a significant decline in road accident fatalities.
Budget and Beyond: In next decade, road infrastructure in India will be completely transformed, says Nitin Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari says he needs more money because a lot of land needs to be acquired for ambitious Rs 7.5-lakh crore Sagarmala project
Department of Telecom to invest Rs 10,743 crore in improving telecom connectivity in Northeast India
The Telecom Commission in its recent meeting has approved a comprehensive strategy to implement BharatNet in the northeast region, said Manoj Sinha.
Odisha CM asks officials to fast-track forest, environment clearances for infrastructure development
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked officials to fast-track the process of granting forest and environment clearances for infrastructure development projects.
Noting one death every three minutes due to road accidents in India, the Supreme Court on Thursday issued 25 directions for road safety
NHAI reforms: Highways refinancing potential up 10 times to over Rs 1 lakh cr; dip in high-risk road projects
New highway projects due to major reforms by NHAI are seeing significantly shorter timelines for right-of-way and approvals.