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Government to reduce road deaths by half in 2 years: Nitin Gadkari

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:32:37 GMT

(image) Gadkari called upon all Project Directors and Regional Officers of Highway Projects to adopt a sensitive, sensible approach to tackle the problem of road accidents.

PM Narendra Modi to review expansion plan for NH-24

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:43:52 GMT

(image) To beat the traffic nightmare on one of the most congested highways, NHAI has rolled out a project to widen NH-24 by expanding the Nizamuddin to Dasna stretch to 14 lanes.

Telecom gear companies look to gain from spectrum auctions

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:06:13 GMT

(image) At the country’s biggest auction of telecom spectrum earlier this month, top telcos bought airwaves on which networks will be rolled out and expanded.

GTL Infrastructure to go under the hammer as early as February next year

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:06:30 GMT

(image) The auction, to be led by Ernst & Young, will entail conversion of Rs 3300 crore of debt into equity.

Sagarmala to save up to Rs 40000 crore per year in logistics by 2025

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:22:13 GMT

(image) An emphasis on coastal shipping to complement road and rail transport can lead to overall logistic cost savings.

Sea plane service soon from Nagpur to Shirdi: Nitin Gadkari

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:41:15 GMT

(image) Gadkari also said tar roads are not suitable for Nagpur and don't last long hence cement roads are being constructed by the Nagpur Improvement Trust and the NMC.

NHAI scraps Transstroy's Rs 912-cr highway project

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:02:24 GMT

(image) The project was scheduled to be completed in August 2016 but the physical progress was barely 1.34 per cent.

Special purpose vehicle for Tirupati smart city

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:26:16 GMT

(image) Soon government will prepare a memorandum of association and the articles of association of the SPV prepared as per the guidelines issued by the urban development ministry.

Infrastructure giants including GMR Highways, Essel Infraprojects seek tickets to redevelop railway stations

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:19:28 GMT

(image) In phase I, the railways has lined up eight stations across the country to be redeveloped and the bidding process for two stations in Delhi and NCR region has already been rolled out.

Road construction pace set to double by FY18: Crisil

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:07:18 GMT

(image) The key policy reforms include easing of the clearances process, ensuring 80% land acquisition before award of project, premium rescheduling and introduction of the hybrid annuity model.

78% of national highways have only one or two lanes

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:24:21 GMT

(image) According to the report, just five states -Maharash tra, UP, Karnataka, West Bengal and Assam -account for 43% of the road network.

Government takes up Rs 1,000 crore slum lighting project

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 19:44:45 GMT

(image) In night the gadget falls back on batteries charged with solar panels to light LED bulbs installed in homes. Poor families can buy this gadget for Rs 1,100 after subsidy.

India, Russia ink MoU for cooperation in smart cities scheme

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 15:24:00 GMT

(image) The agreement was signed in Goa where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin held wide-ranging talks covering the entire expanse.

India, Germany to collaborate for Rs 1-lakh cr projects

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:02:01 GMT

(image) A German delegation, led by its Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt, had a detailed meeting with Gadkari related to various aspects of infrastructure development.

Government paving road for Rs 60,000 crore push to infrastructure sector

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 01:53:55 GMT

(image) The money will be needed as a number of departments will be close to exhausting their funds and require more money to meet targets.