Road Current Affairs, GK & News

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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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 ..

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Indian Oil launches drive to turn plastic to bitumen

The Indian Oil had taken several initiatives to support Government drive to eliminate single use plastic. The Corporation announced about the conversion of plastic to bitumen on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The initiatives are part of Clean India Campaign The company is set to supply bitumen commercially for road construction. The project was ..

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Short Note : Road construction in Rural India

To improve road connectively in the rural areas of the country, The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-lll (PMGSY-III). The PMGSY-III aims to consolidate the roads in the rural area which include the Through Routes and Major Rural Links that connect habitations to Gramin Agricultural Markets (GrAMs), Higher ..

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Assam hosts ‘Group of Ministers (GoM) meeting – 2018’ under Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

The ‘Group of Ministers (GoM) meeting – 2018’ under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has started in Guwahati, Assam on April 18, 2018. The team is led by the Chairman and Transport Minister of Rajasthan, Yunus Khan, and transport ministers of various states are its members. In total 24 states are participating in ..

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