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Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up
Business

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
India

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
India

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
Business

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
Politics

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.

Bumpy ride for national highways
India

Bumpy ride for national highways

Poor quality of construction, overloaded vehicles, lack of oversight coming in the way of building a strong expansion

Amarinder Singh urges transport minister Nitin Gadkari to fast-track road development projects in Punjab
India

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
Business

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
India

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
India

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
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
India

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.

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari rules out stopping of highway toll collection
Business

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari rules out stopping of highway toll collection

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

NGT seeks reply from Centre, NHAI on maintaining green cover along national and state highways
India

NGT seeks reply from Centre, NHAI on maintaining green cover along national and state highways

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
India

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
Business

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
News & Analysis

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
India

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.

Supreme Court issues directions for road safety, asks states to implement policy with 'seriousness'
India

Supreme Court issues directions for road safety, asks states to implement policy with 'seriousness'

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
Business

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.