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Expect to drive at 150 kmph without a jolt: Nitin Gadkari

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:25:34 GMT

(image) Gadkari said NHAI will consider adding a layer of bitumen on concrete highways to prevent tyre bursts and crashes as is done some road stretches abroad.



Drones, satellites on the job as Modi pushes team to meet his election promises

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:38:00 GMT

(image) PM Narendra Modi has asked Niti Aayog to set stiff targets for the sector and focus on monitoring to meet government’s poll promises.



Yogi Adityanath government moves to mend roads to salvation; access to Ayodhya, Varanasi to get easier

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:43:45 GMT

(image) “These routes to salvation are potholed, in a bad condition and extremely bumpy,” a senior state government official told ET.



Rs 11,000-cr Eastern Peripheral Expressway to complete in August: Nitin Gadkari

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:25:22 GMT

(image) "Eastern Peripheral Highway is just the beginning. We will make 12 such express highways. Three of such highways will be started in 2017 itself," Nitin Gadkari said.



Make riding quality a key part of highway development contracts: Niti Aayog

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:53:44 GMT

(image) “NHAI must lead the development of an action plan to measure road quality, particularly riding quality and performance of pavements and bridges. "



​Carefully crafted policies unlock investments in infrastructure: Nitin Gadkari

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:29:19 GMT

(image) Gadkari said performance in 2016-17 has surpassed all previous figures with issue of award letters, after completion of all preproject formalities for 15,948 km.



Maximum City on track to shun 'max inconvenience' tag: Deepak Parekh

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:40:45 GMT

(image) Parekh said Mumbai is a huge revenue-earner for the government but it can become unhabitable if immediate steps are not taken to improve the quality of life for its people.



No u-turns, no side entry: 20,000 km of highways will go high-speed soon

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:02:54 GMT

(image) This project, which also includes expanding the identified stretches to at least four lanes under Bharatmala scheme, will cost around Rs 3.85 lakh crore.



PM Modi underlines consolidated approach to complete infrastructure projects

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:38:55 GMT

(image) For this, Modi emphasised on use of space technology in addition to the technologies already being used, such as the "Meri Sadak" (my road) App.



Highway dispute resolution committee in a month: NHAI chief Y S Malik

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:44:51 GMT

(image) The NHAI proposes to set up a conciliation committee of independent experts in the wake of huge dispute claims, Chairman Y S Malik said while addressing a PHD event here today.



India to monetise 105 highway projects: Nitin Gadkari

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:40:29 GMT

(image) "105 projects will be monetised (for about) Rs 145,000 crore," Gadkari said.



Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway project hits hurdle

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:19:36 GMT

(image) Out of the 10 districts that the expressway will pass through, farmers from Wardha, Amravati, Aurangabad and Nashik are refusing to part with their land.



PMO rejects compensation proposal to road developers

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:03:13 GMT

(image) Tolling on all national highways was suspended due to less availability of small currency notes following the government's announcement to withdraw Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in November.



India's first sea ropeway to link Mumbai, Elephanta island

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:56:45 GMT

(image) Last week, a pre-bid meeting convened by MbPT was attended by a handful of top consortiums with technical expertise to implement it.



PM Narendra Modi asks states to speed up infrastructure development

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:45:58 GMT

(image) Addressing the third meeting of the Governing Council of Niti Aayog, Modi also said the think-tank's long, medium and short term action plans would benefit all the states.