The prime minister said he wanted to ask for three blessings, trees along walkways along the highways, arrangement for drinking water along the roads, and to make Pandharpur the cleanest pilgrimage site in India
The highways will have dedicated walkways for ‘Palkhi’ on either side and will be built at an estimated costs of more than Rs 6,000 crore and Rs 4,000 crore respectively
Paytm helps 2.5 lakh FASTag users with fast redressal mechanism to get a refund for wrong toll charges
According to Paytm Payments, the company has won 82 percent of cases on behalf of its FASTag users.
The ministry has clarified that this has been done to further promote fee payment through digital mode, reduce waiting time and fuel consumption, and provide for a seamless passage through the fee plazas
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