Roads in India Current Affairs, GK & News
Cube Highways has emerged as the highest bidder for the third of the toll-operate-transfer (TOT) projects offered by the National Highways Authority of India. The National investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) quoted Rs 4,230 crore while Mumbai-based IRB quoted Rs 3,510 crore. TOT model in India has been developed to encourage private participation in the ..
Topics: Economy of India • Funds • Land transport • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways • National Highway • National Highways Authority of India • National Investment and Infrastructure Fund • Road Transport • Roads in India
The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways Ministry had mandated to declare all lanes of fee plazas on National Highways as “FASTag lanes” by 1st December 2019, while provisioning one lane (in each direction) which would be kept as hybrid lane to accept FASTag and other modes of payment. The move was taken to give a ..
Topics: Car costs • Electronic toll collection • FASTag • Indian National Highways • Land transport • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways • National Highway • National Highways Authority of India • Road Transport • Roads in India • Toll road • Transport
While India has decided to become a USD 5 trillion dollar economy, it also needs a dedicated network of roads and highway infrastructure to enable the quick transport of goods and people in the country. The construction of highways in the country is the prime responsibility of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). While ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Indian National Highways • Land transport • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways • National Highway • National Highways Authority of India • Outer Ring Road, Nagpur • Road Transport • Roads in India • Roads in Kerala
On 15th January 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the 13 km, 2 lane Kollam bypass on NH-66 in Kerala. Constructed at a cost of Rs 352 core, this highway has three major bridges over Ashtamudi Lake. The Kollam bypass project will ease traffic congestion around Kollam town and reduce the travel ..
Topics: Alappuzha • Ashtamudi Lake • Districts of India • Indian National Highways • Kerala • Kollam • Kollam Bypass • Kollam district • National Highway 183 • National Highway 66 • National Highway 744 • Roads in India
In Haryana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently laid foundation of India’s first Sri Vishwakarma Skill Development University at village Dudhola in Palwal district via remote control . The University would impart skill training to the youth and encourage them to be self employed. It’s campus would be developed over 82.7 acres at a sum ..
Topics: Expressways in India • Haryana • Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation • KMP • Kundli • National Highway 8 • Palwal district • Roads in India • States and union territories of India • Western Peripheral Expressway • Yamuna Expressway