Ministry of Road Transport and Highways: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Zonal Master Plan of Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone Approved

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has approved the Zonal Master Plan (ZMP) prepared by the Uttarakhand Government and appraised by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, for the Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone. Background:                                            ..

Vehicle Number Plates Colour Scheme Specified by Union Government

In order to do away with any kind of ambiguity and confusion over the vehicles number plates’ colour scheme in India, the Union Government has clarified about the anomalies in the scheme. The notification has been issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to clarify any kind of doubts regarding ‘The assignment of ..

National Highway Authority of India to rank roads in the country

The National Highway Authority of India is to rank roads based on their quality. The ranking is to done to improve quality and also provide higher service to the highway commuters. Highlights The ranking and assessment exercises are to be conducted under the supervision of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The exercise is to ..

‘BhoomiRashi’ Portal accelerates land acquisition process for National Highways

The ‘BhoomiRashi’ Portal is a land acquisition portal launched in March 2018 by the Ministry of the Road Transport and Highways. The Ministry had recently announced that the portal has significantly accelerated the process of land acquisition for National Highways, by reducing the processing time to less than two weeks in a majority of cases. ..

Bhoomi Rashi Portal

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways recently claimed that the portal has significantly expedited the land acquisition process for National Highways development. Land Acquisition For the construction of national highways, land acquisition is an important step. It starts after the approval of alignment plans and the land acquisition plans. The process starts with the ..