BharatMala Pariyojana Current Affairs, GK & News

MoU for Multi Modal Logistics Park (MMLP)

The road, railway, and shipping ministries recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Multi Modal Logistics Parks (MMLP). The agreement was signed under Bharatmala Pariyojana. Who signed the MoU? The agreement was signed between RVNL, IWAI, and NHLML. RVNL: Rail Vikas Nigam Limited NHLML: National Highways Logistics Management Limited IWAI: Inland Waterways Authority ..

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NHAI proposes Gorakhpur-Siliguri expressway

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) proposed for the alignment of another expressway, that will run from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh to Siliguri in West Bengal via Bihar. Key Points NHAI will prepare the detailed project report, after the greenfield alignment is approved by Bihar government. NHAI had submitted the portion of alignment of Gorakhpur-Siliguri ..

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Road construction worth Rs.15 lakh crore targeted in next two years

The Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari recently announced that the Government of India has set a target of road construction of worth Rs 15 lakh crores in next two years. What are the plans? In order to achieve the above target, the Government of India aims to construct forty kilometres of ..

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Bharatmala Pariyojana delayed

The Bharatmala Pariyojana that was scheduled to be completed in 2021-22 is to be completed by 2025-26. The announcement of delay was announced by the rating agency ICRA (Investment Information and credit Rating Agency). Highlights The prevailing COVID-19 crisis could delay the asset monetization plan of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). Until February 2020, ..

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NHAI: 3,979 km of NH constructed in one year; Highest in Indian History

The National Highway Authority of India recently completed the construction of 3,979 km of national highways in the financial year 2019-20. This is the highest ever target achieved by the authority in a financial year since its establishment. The Government of India envisaged construction of national highway under Bharatmala Pariyojana. Bharatmala Pariyojana The scheme is ..

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Union Cabinet authorises NHAI to set up Infrastructure Investment Trust

Union Cabinet approved the proposal of Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), which authorizes National Highways Authority of India(NHAI) to set up Infrastructure Investment Trust(s) (InvIT) as per InvIT Guidelines issued by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). This will enable NHAI to monetize completed National Highways that have a toll collection ..

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