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Rs 1.2 lakh crorer spent on national highways development in 3 years

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:20:06 GMT

(image) "About Rs 1,20,036 crore have been spent on the development of national highways during the last three financial years 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16," Pon Radhakrishnan told Lok Sabha.



PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate India’s longest highway tunnel on April 2

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:39:53 GMT

(image) The 10.89 km tunnel, constructed with an investment of Rs 2,519 crore, forms part of the proposed widening of National Highway 44 (old NH-1A) from Jammu to Srinagar.



Road construction at 6,604 km, misses target of 15,000 km for FY17

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:17:02 GMT

(image) Mansukh Lal Mandaviya said the Ministry has fixed a target of building 41 km of roads a day and 20 km a day was achieved as on February 28 as against 16 km a day in 2015-16.



Study drafts desi rules for road planning

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:00:24 GMT

(image) Values recommended by Indian Road Congress (IRC) have also become obsolete, experts have pointed out.



10 multi-modal hubs likely under transport master plan

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:45:15 GMT

(image) The plan will forecast future transport demands and projected infra and service requirements, and will develop framework of a transport strategy and investment plans.



PNC Infratech wins Rs 2,720cr road contract from NHAI in Uttar Pradesh,Madhya Pradesh

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:04:54 GMT

(image) The other project is four-laning Jhansi-Khajuraho section of NH 75/76 (Package II) from km 76.30 to km 161.70 km for Rs 1,310 crore, it said.



Chinese, Korean majors vie to build India’s longest road bridge

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:19:30 GMT

(image) The trans-harbor link will cost about 178 billion rupees ($2.7 billion), with nearly 85 percent of that coming from the Japan International Cooperation Agency.



Nod to convert 57,500 km state highways into NHs: Govt

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:12:03 GMT

(image) To enhance road safety, reduce congestions, improve road connectivity, the Ministry has taken decision to augment the NHs network of existing 1,13,298 km.



NHAI working on 5 expressways to decongest Delhi

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:15:24 GMT

(image) Giving details, Road Transport and Highways Minister said proposals have been received for preparing the project report for the 600-km Delhi-Katra Expressway.



India’s longest highway tunnel to be inaugurated on April 2

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:13:29 GMT

(image) The tunnel is the longest highway tunnel in India which will reduce travel time by approximately two hours, apart from promising fuel savings to the tune of 27 lakh per day.



Government clears Rs 2,029 crore project for JNPT channel expansion

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:59:27 GMT

(image) The project includes the existing channel to be widened to 450 metres from the current 370 metres, and the straight reach channel to be extended to 35.5 kms, from the existing 33.5 kms.



CCEA approves North east highway projects, widening of Mumbai harbour channel

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:32:51 GMT

(image) The estimated cost is Rs 6,721 crore including cost of land acquisition, resettlement and other pre-construction activities.



Monetisation of 75 highways likely to fetch Rs 40,000 crore: Crisil

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:34:54 GMT

(image) According to Crisil, the calculation assumes annual toll revenue growth of 7-8 per cent and return on equity of 14-16 per cent.



Rebidding for Rs 6,000-crore Zojila tunnel by April: Nitin Gadkari

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:12:53 GMT

(image) Last year on March 1, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry had ordered "rebidding" for the project, which had been awarded to IRB Infrastructure.



94 infrastructure projects facing delay, cost overrun: Government

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:22:26 GMT

(image) Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors ongoing central sector infrastructure projects costing Rs 150 and above on time and cost overruns.