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Green National Highways Corridor Project

The Government of India recently inked 500 million USD loan pact with World Bank to develop Green National Highway Corridors in the country. These corridors are to be developed in Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The project will support the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to construct 783 kilo metres of ..

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India-Austria Cooperation in Road Infrastructure sector

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between India and Austria on Technology Cooperation in Road Infrastructure Sector in New Delhi. The MoU seeks to create a framework for the countries’ mutual cooperation in the field of Road Transportation, Road/Highways infrastructure development, management and administration, road safety and intelligent transport systems. This is to enhance trade ..

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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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NHAI: First Construction Sector to become digital completely

The National Highway Authority of India became the first construction sector to become digital completely. Highlights The project management workflow of NHAI has been transformed from manual to online portal. The platform Artificial Intelligence and cloud-based big data analytics have been used to bring in the transform. With social distancing being one of the key ..

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Bharatmala Pariyojana delayed

The Bharatmala Pariyojana that was scheduled to be completed in 2021-22 is to be completed by 2025-26. The announcement of delay was announced by the rating agency ICRA (Investment Information and credit Rating Agency). Highlights The prevailing COVID-19 crisis could delay the asset monetization plan of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). Until February 2020, ..

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