Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Current Affairs, GK & News

Integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD) project

A central accident database management system has been launched by the central government that will help in analyzing the causes of road accidents and devise safety interventions with the aim of reducing such accidents in India. Overview: The name of the system is the Integrated Road Accident Database (IRAD). It is an initiative of the ..

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New Ropeway Projects in Himachal Pradesh

With the aim of improving the first and last-mile connectivity through Ropeways, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the state government of Himachal Pradesh and National Highways Logistics Management Limited (NHLML) for the construction of Ropeways in the state. Overview: The MoU has been signed under the central government’s ambitious Parvatmala Yojana. The ..

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Motor Vehicles (Registration and Functions of Vehicle Scrapping Facility) Rules, 2021

Ministry of road transport and highways announced the detailed procedure of setting “Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility (RVSF)” under the “vehicle scrapping policy”. Vehicle Scrapping Policy Vehicle Scrapping Policy was launched in August 2021 by prime minister Narendra Modi last month. It was announced by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget 2021. About the rules ..

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Bharat series (BH-series): New Registration Mark

Government of India has introduced a new registration mark under the Bharat Series (BH-Series) for new vehicles. Key Points New registration mark was launched in order to facilitate seamless transfer of vehicles. This citizen-centric, IT-based solution for vehicle registration was launched for facilitating mobility. Background Government as well as private sector employees undergo station relocation. ..

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Govt announced New Scheme for Tourist Vehicle Operators

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced a new scheme with the objective of promoting tourism and increasing state revenues. The new set of rules will be known as “All India Tourist Vehicles Authorization & Permit Rules, 2021”. The new scheme was announced in the light of increasing travel and tourism in India. ..

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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:                                            ..

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