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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 ..

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 ..

Infrastructure development in Kerala

Kerala is one of the most prosperous and well-developed states in India. Kerala relies on a network of well-developed roads and waterways to establish connectivity with the various parts of the state. This enables the rapid movement of goods and personnel throughout the state and to the other parts of the country. However, in the ..

Promotion of FASTags Lanes

To increase road speed of vehicles on Indian roads, The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MRTH) has decided to declare all lanes as dedicated FASTag Lanes from 1st of December, 2019. All toll-free plazas on the National Highways across will become FASTag lanes from the cutoff date. What is a FASTag lane? As per ..

Short Note : National Investment and Infrastructure Fund

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed an MoU with National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) to co-operate in the formation of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) to execute the fund arrangement for large size road projects. What is the NIIF? National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is India s first sovereign wealth fund ..