Road Sector Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Phase III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana launched

On December 18, 2019, Union Minister of Rural Development, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. Highlights The third phase aims at consolidation of 1,25,000 km of connectivity that primarily aiming at rural links connecting Gramin Agricultural Markets. The funding pattern is set between ..

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Annual Report on Road Accidents in India released

On November 20, 2019, the Ministry of road transport and highways released a report on “Road Accidents in India, 2018”. According to the report, around 1,51,417 deaths occurred in India due to road accidents in 2018. It pointed out that road environment, human errors and vehicle conditions were the major reasons for road accidents. Highlights ..

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India, Morocco ink agreements for cooperation in Water Resources, Road and Marine Sectors

India and Morocco have signed four agreements for cooperation in Water Resources, Road and Marine Sectors. They were signed after Morocco’s Minister for Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water meet Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping in New Delhi. Both sides discussed matters relating to India-Morocco bilateral cooperation in road transport, water resources ..

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