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Green Highway

The highway constructed keeping in view the integration of transportation functionality and ecological sustainability is called Green Highway. In USA , Green Highways Partnership (GHP) is an alliance of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), other Federal agencies, State transportation and environmental agencies, industry, trade associations, members of academia, and contractors to ..

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Green National Highways Corridor Project

The Government of India recently inked 500 million USD loan pact with World Bank to develop Green National Highway Corridors in the country. These corridors are to be developed in Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The project will support the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to construct 783 kilo metres of ..

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‘Harit Path’: mobile app launched to oversee plantations along National Highways

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Sh. Nitin Gadkari launched a mobile app named ‘Harit Path’ to conduct monitoring operation of the plantation along the national highways through Geo-tagging and web-based GIS-enabled tools. Key Highlights In the virtual meeting on the context of ‘New Green Highways Policy (Plantation)’, the road transport ministry also discussed ..

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Union Cabinet approves 780 km green highway project

The Cabinet has recently approved building 780-km Green National Highway project at a cost of Rs 7,660 crore. It includes upgradation of various National Highways in four states – Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. The aim of the ‘Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification & Maintenance) Policy’ is to promote greening of Highway ..

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Top GKToday’s News Headlines-14 March 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for 14 March, 2020 INDIA Delhi Assembly passes resolution against the National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) ECONOMY & CORPORATE BSE Sensex ended 1,325.34 points or 4.04 per cent higher at 34,103.48 The NSE Nifty settled 365.05 points, or 3.81 per cent, up at ..

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Eastern Peripheral Expressway: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's first smart and green highway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first smart and green highway-135 km long Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) Expressway also known as Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE). The expressway was completed in record time of about 500 days against target of 910 days at a cost of nearly Rs 11,000 crore. PM also inaugurated first phase of Delhi-Meerut Expressway, ..

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