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Nitin Gadkari announces projects in Uttarakhand

The Union minister of Roads, transport, and Highway, Nitin Gadkari, has announced roads and highways projects worth Rs 1,000 crores in Uttarakhand. Key Points Apart from that, an additional Rs 300 crore for Central Road Infrastructure Fund was also announced. He also promised that, Centre will provide all help for ropeway and cable cars in ..

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India-Austria Cooperation in Road Infrastructure sector

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between India and Austria on Technology Cooperation in Road Infrastructure Sector in New Delhi. The MoU seeks to create a framework for the countries’ mutual cooperation in the field of Road Transportation, Road/Highways infrastructure development, management and administration, road safety and intelligent transport systems. This is to enhance trade ..

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India-ADB sign 177 million USD to develop roadways

On October 19, 2020, the Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an agreement of 177 million USD to upgrade 450 km of district roads and state highways in the state of Maharashtra. Highlights The loan agreement was signed between the Department of Economic Affairs operating under Ministry of Finance, Maharashtra State ..

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116 Nodal Officers appointed for PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan

On June 24, 2020, the Government of India appointed 116 senior bureaucrats to achieve the objectives of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan. Highlights The scheme is a flagship programme of GoI. Through the programme, the GoI aims to help the migrant workers that are affected by COVID-19 lock down. The 116 officers roped in ..

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Chardham highway project

The Chardham highway project which aims to provide a road link to the four holy places in Uttarakhand via a 900-km all-weather road has been granted clearance by a bench of the Supreme Court. What has happened? A Bench of Supreme Court Justices has modified the initial National Green Tribunal (NGT) order on the Chardham ..

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