Highway construction: Steady pace, but private investments still elusive
Jun 13, 2019
Though the PPP segment has faltered and reliance on state-funded projects risen, highway construction has steadily grown under NDA.
How NHAI hopes to garner Rs 9,000 crore under TOT model in FY20
Surya Sarathi Ray
Jun 10, 2019
Creating network of highways and expressways: Gadkari plans attractive schemes for private infrastructure firms
Jun 10, 2019
Nitin Gadkari is Roads and Highways Minister! All about this master administrator, man with a mission in Modi 2.0 Cabinet
May 31, 2019
Noida-Greater Noida Expressway to be redeveloped soon with new underpasses! Details here
After the 2019 general elections get over, the expressway will be renewed and reconstructed with bitumen technology. Four underpasses will be constructed on the expressway which will provide seamless
May 21, 2019
NHAI to foreclose or terminate 5-7 stuck road projects of IL&FS
The NHAI has directed its officials to arrive at valuation of the work done by IL&FS for the termination payment.
May 14, 2019
Kerala CM upset over ‘stalling’ of Rs 26k-crore NH project
Land acquisition has been always been a problematic and long-drawn process in densely populated Kerala, and the NH widening project had been riddled by protesting landowners.
M Sarita Varma
May 09, 2019
Bharatmala project: 5,700 km of projects awarded under the ambitious infrastructure project
Bharatmala project is an umbrella programme undertaken by the Modi government. Under this mega project, 34,800 km of highways would be constructed at a cost of Rs 5.35 lakh crore.
Apr 23, 2019
Purvanchal Expressway: Work for one of India’s longest expressways in progress! Details here
With the commencement of this project, it is being expected that the expressway will provide seamless connectivity to 9 districts of Uttar Pradesh namely, Lucknow, Amethi, Azamagarh, Ghazipur, Faizaba
Apr 16, 2019
Finance Ministry to service railway loans for ‘nationally important’ projects
The nationally important projects to be funded via the new mechanism include projects in the northeast, apart from others, but are not strategically important projects for which funds come from the d
Apr 04, 2019
NIIF-Roadies platform to invest $2 billion in roads
NIIF currently manages capital invested through three funds: NIIF Master Fund (focuses mainly on core infrastructure and operating assets); NIIF Fund of Funds (invests in funds managed by third-party
Apr 04, 2019
Smooth world-class expressways in India! Top 5 upcoming highway projects you should know about
Nitin Gadkari chaired Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is all set to launch many expressway projects in order to enhance connectivity, giving a boost to infra sector of the country.
Mar 27, 2019
Nitin Gadkari INTERVIEW | As highway projects get more viable, will be good for banks to finance HAM
Even though the pace of highway construction almost trebled to 35 km/day in the last five years, pure-play public-private partnerships (PPPs) are showing no signs of picking up.
Surya Sarathi Ray
Mar 15, 2019
Union Minister Jitendra Singh dedicates two inter-state roads to people of Northeast
The region has undergone a revolutionary transformation under the dynamic leadership of Narendra Modi," said the Union minister of state (independent charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (D
Mar 11, 2019
Delhi to Mumbai in 12 hours! Delhi-Mumbai expressway to be reality soon as Modi govt takes big step; key facts
The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will reduce the travel time between the two metros by half, the pre-feasibility report of the project says.
Mar 08, 2019
Delhiites, prepare to shell out more money! Auto rickshaw fares in Delhi likely to go up soon
The committee estimated an increase of 50 paise per kilometre but, later it was agreed that auto drivers should be brought under the "skilled labour" category. Therefore, in order to include their wag
Mar 08, 2019
Smooth highways in Tamil Nadu! PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stones for new highways projects
PM Modi also launched a road safety park and transport museum. These developmental projects will provide a much-needed connectivity enhancement for Kanykumari and will be economically beneficial for T
Mar 01, 2019
Decongesting Delhi! Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stone for 6-lane NH project today; how it will benefit
With the establishment of this highway project, the ministry aims to decongest the national capital, minimizing traffic congestion in Ashram-Badarpur-Faridabad-Ballabhgarh region.
Mar 01, 2019
Massive infra boost in Bihar! Take a look at all the National Highway projects launched by Nitin Gadkari today
Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for as many as 16 National Highways (NH) projects in Chhapra and Madhepura, Bihar today, worth Rs 6,943.04 crore.
Feb 28, 2019
Ganga Expressway, India’s longest expressway, on fast-track! What Yogi Adityanath government is doing; details
The total length of the Ganga Expressway will be 1,020 km. The expressway will be built in two phases. In phase one, 596 km road stretch from Meerut to Prayagraj will be built.
Feb 25, 2019
Visiting Haridwar? Newly constructed Ganga ghats in Uttarakhand will make your travel beautiful
Apart from these, 20 ghats and 16 crematoria are also inaugurated by the Modi government at several places in Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi, Tehri Garhwal, Pauri Garhwal, Chamoli and Haridwar districts.
Feb 22, 2019
New six-lane bridge over Brahmaputra river! Travel from Guwahati to North Guwahati in just 15 minutes
The bridge, once it is built, will reduce travel time from south bank to north bank Brahmaputra from 90 minutes to mere 15 minutes.
Feb 11, 2019
PM Modi in West Bengal: Lays foundation stone for national highway project; how it will benefit local people
With the development of this highway project, the distance from Salsalabari and Alipurduar to Siliguri will be reduced by nearly 50 km. This would be a significant step for the state as better connect
Feb 08, 2019
Modi government’s big boost for Ayodhya-Kashi! Gadkari to lay foundation stones for important highway projects
Transport minister Nitin Gadkari will lay foundation of five national highway projects that will change the face of infrastructure facilities in and around the ancient city of Ayodhya, considered birt
Feb 07, 2019
Big infrastructure boost for Odisha! Several highways, port projects launched by Gadkari; details here
The ministry believes that by minimizing traffic congestion and the travel time between places, these projects will help in reducing the operating cost of vehicles along with bringing down the polluti
Feb 06, 2019
Delhi government launches ‘zero fatality corridor’ project on Burari-Bhalaswa stretch
The action plan also calls for commissioning road safety audit of top 20 accident prone zones in the city. Such zones are places around 500 metre diameter having three fatal or total 10 accidents.
Feb 05, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Wow! India becomes the fastest highway developer in the world!
India Union Budget 2019: Union Finance Minister and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, while presenting the Union Budget 2019, highlighted the importance of the infrastructure sector.
Feb 01, 2019
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