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

India’s First MMLP

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is going to develop India’s first multi-modal logistics park (MMLP) near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. About the project The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) had awarded RIL the contract to set up India’s first multi-modal logistics park (MMLP) close to Chennai. The Rs.1,424 project will be implemented under the ..

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What are highlights of Basic Road Statistics in India 2018-19?

Transport Research Wing of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways released its annual publication “The Basic Road Statistics of India 2018-19”, on the road sector. This edition presents information regarding different facets of road statistics across India, during 2018-19. Important findings of the 2018-19 report include: India has a network of more than 63,31,757 kilometres of ..

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‘Road Accidents in India- 2020’ Report

In a report titled ‘Road accidents in India- 2020′, it has been highlighted that there has been a sharp decline in road accidents in 2020 as compared to 2019. The report has been released by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH). According to the report, compared to the previous year’s average, total road ..

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“BHOOMI RASHI PORTAL” provides transparent and error free Land Acquisition

On March 13, 2020, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways claimed that “Bhoomi Rashi Portal” provides transparent and error free land acquisition. What is Bhoomi Rashi Portal? In 2018, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had designed a single point platform for land acquisition to accelerate infrastructure development projects. There are several authorities ..

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NITI Aayog’s concerns on Vehicle Scrappage Policy

The Ministry of Road and Transport Highways recently released Draft Guidelines for Vehicle Scrapping Facility. The guidelines include land requirements, scrapping procedures, criteria for scrapping of vehicles. It applies to all automobile collection centers, vehicle owners, required audits and finances. The federal policy think tank on November 21, 2019, raised concerns on implementation of the ..

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Road Safety Week 2019

The Road Safety Week was initiated by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways with an aim to raise public awareness about traffic rules and ultimately reduce casualties due to road accidents. Charitable Organizations, Non-Government Organizations and Private firms across the country join hand with the government to provide logistic support to the Road Safety ..

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