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Rs 80,000 crore plan in works to cut urban carbon footprint

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:44:56 GMT

(image) The urban development ministry targets building these infrastructures, lay 1,300km BRT corridors with dedicated fast lanes for buses, set up 500 new bus depots and promote use of electric and hybrid vehicles.

Home buyers and investors move Punjab & Haryana High Court for early completion of Dwarka Expressway

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:26:55 GMT

(image) DXP Welfare Association representing home buyers and investors from over 20 projects has filed the civil writ petition on February 16 against Haryana Urban Development Authority.

'Chardham' highway project will be completed by 2018: Nitin Gadkari

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:03:15 GMT

(image) "Chardham project is a promise made to the people of Uttarakhand. PM Narendra Modi has initiated the process. It will be completed before the end of 2018,"Gadkari said.

Tap JharKhand resources via industry to make it rich: Nitin Gadkari

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:26:03 GMT

(image) By reducing transport cost through promotion of waterways, Jharkhand will see prices of the edible oil come down by up to Rs 2 a litre soon, he said.

Kerala gives in-principle nod for Sabarimala airport

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:07:21 GMT

(image) The increase in number of pilgrims visiting the temple had gone up in recent years and the airport is the option to reduce traffic congestion during the November-January festival season

NHAI to float bids for monetising 10 national highway projects by April

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:53:58 GMT

(image) The move follows the government's decision in August last year authorising the NHAI to monetise public-funded highway projects in the country.

Real-time traffic updates through radio on NH soon: Nitin Gadkari

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:55:16 GMT

(image) Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said in Lok Sabha today that highway radio services has been started on the Delhi-Jaipur highway.

143 SEZ developers get more time for projects: Nirmala Sitharaman

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:00:12 GMT

(image) Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that some SEZs developers have sought additional time for the execution of their projects for various reasons

Govt doubles highways target to 15,000 km in next fiscal

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:57:28 GMT

(image) The budget for 2017-18 has earmarked nearly Rs 12,000 crore more for the ministry for the next fiscal, compared to the revised allocation of Rs 52,446 crore for the current year.

Nitin Gadkari seeks Belgian companies participation in Sagarmala

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:45:21 GMT

(image) Gadkari sought greater participation of Belgian companies in Sagarmala projects, inland waterways and development of industrial clusters.

Government to develop economic corridors, logistics parks

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:50:14 GMT

(image) According to information, the plan is to develop Rs 3-lakh crore Economic Corridor project to develop 35,000 kms of highways for faster movement of freight.

AMRUT: Centre approves investment of Rs 1,350 crore to Andhra Pradesh

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:10:16 GMT

(image) The Union Urban Development Ministry also approved Rs 405 crore in support of investments in projects for augmenting water supply, sewerage networks.

Budget gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:52:07 GMT

(image) For the transport sector as a whole, including railways, road, shipping, the Government has made a provision of Rs 2.41 trillion in 2017-18.

Budget 2017: Govt identifies 2,000 km coastal roads to improve connectivity

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:26:11 GMT

(image) For the transportation sector as a whole, including rail, roads and shipping, the government has provided Rs 2,41,387 crore in 2017-18.

FM Arun Jaitley hikes highways allocation by 12 per cent to Rs 64,900 crore in Budget 2017

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 08:01:46 GMT

(image) The total length of roads including those under the PMGSY built from 2014-15 to current year is about 1,40,000 km, which is significantly higher, he said.