National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s first five animal bridges: Key Facts

India is to see the first five animal overpasses on the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. The expressway is under construction. Highlights The animal bridges were planned to avoid disturbances to Ranthambore Wildlife Corridor that connects Mukundra and Ranthambhore Wildlife Sanctuaries. The plan of the animal bridges have been approved by the Central Wildlife Board. The Rajasthan Government ..

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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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NHAI to collaborate with premier Technical Institutes

The National Highways Authority of India has approached NITs, IITs and other reputed Engineering colleges to stretch National Highways. The institutes have been approached under their Institutional Social Responsibility. Highlights The main of the collaboration is to leverage the knowledge of students and faculty towards improvement of road infrastructure. Benefits When an institute adopts a ..

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GoI: New Economic Corridor Projects of Rs 20,000 crores in Haryana

On July 13, 2020, the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs inaugurated and laid foundation stones to new economic corridors in the state of Haryana. Highlights The projects will help the state of Haryana to provide smooth connectivity to states of Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. Also, the projects will save fuels, ..

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Nitin Gadkari chairs Infrastructure meeting

On July 7, 2020, the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari chaired an infrastructure meeting in New Delhi virtually. The other union ministers such as minister of railways, Environment, Forest and Climate change, heavy industries also participated in the meet. Highlights Several issues were considered at the meet. This includes pending ..

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