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One Nation One Tag: FASTag toll payments on national highways, UP expressways from December 1; check details

One Nation One Tag- FASTag: The Central government has been pitching for 'One Nation One Tag' so that a single FASTag could work for all the expressways and highways across India.
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Kerala floods: German bank KfW signs $200-m loan pact for rebuilding damaged roads

The German Bank’s pact comes close on the heels of World Bank’s decision to allow a $250-million development policy loan for the ‘Rebuild Kerala Initiative’.

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No HAM award so far, yet NHAI ‘hopeful’ of awarding 2,000 kms in rest of the fiscal

The authority has a total awards target in all categories of 6,000 km in the current fiscal. Last fiscal, 834-km projects were awarded under HAM out of the total awards of 2,222 km.

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Delhi to Meerut in just less than 60 minutes! PM Modi wants Delhi-Meerut Expressway ready by May 2020

The Delhi-Meerut Expressway project is being built in four segments -- Nizamuddin Bridge to UP Border, UP Border to Dasna, Dasna to Hapur and Hapur to Meerut.

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Highway projects: Investors seek modifications in BOT model

The share of BOT (toll) project awards has come down to naught in the last two years from its peak of 96% in 2012.

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No one wants to invest in highway projects? No project awarded under Hybrid Annuity Model this fiscal

With HAM awards down to zilch, the government and the National Highways Authority of India seem to have come full circle and poised to rely entirely on the conventional engineering, procurement and co

As reported by FE earlier, highway project awards in the April-September period of the current fiscal were just 2,103 km. News

Rs 5,000-crore TOT package: NHAI extends bid deadline for third bundle of highway projects again

Under the TOT model, publicly funded operational highway projects are given on a long-term lease basis to domestic and foreign “patient capital” investors.

From the originally set deadline of September 11, the period for bidding was first extended to September 30 and then to October 30. (Representational image) News

No more traffic congestion in Delhi! Roads in the capital to be redesigned, says Arvind Kejriwal; details here

The announcements were made by Kejriwal at "Dilli ki soch", an event organized by ASSOCHAM, where the panelists spoke about governance and development of the national capital.

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Delhi-Meerut Expressway speed limit to increase! Soon, commuters can drive at 100-120 kmph; details here

As per the speed limit signboards, the speed limit at Delhi-Meerut expressway is 40 kmph for goods carriers and 70 kmph for light motor vehicles.

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Delhi-Meerut Expressway news: Travel from Delhi to Meerut in just 60 minutes! Highway to be ready in 6 months

The Union Minister had recently inaugurated the 22 km stretch between Dasna and Hapur, which is the third phase of the expressway project and has been built at a cost of Rs 1,058 crore.

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Delhi-Meerut Expressway: Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 22 km stretch today; details of project here

The 82-kilometre long Delhi-Meerut Expressway connects the national capital with Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh. A sum of Rs 8,346 crore is likely to be spent on the Delhi-Meerut expressway project

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Narendra Modi government to build 950 kilometres of highways at whopping Rs 30,000 crore cost under PPP

The various identified stretches are spread across eight states in India. The projects will fall in Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Haryana, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Chhatt

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NHAI invites bids for 15 BOT road projects after 8 years

Package 1 of Tambaram-Chengalpattu-Tindivanam in Tamil Nadu is expected to have a project cost of Rs 3,309 crore which will be 24.5 km six-lane highway in Tamil Nadu.

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Smooth ride: Government to make BOT highway projects more attractive to investors

As private sector investment is critical for building 34,800 km of highway under the Bharatmala project, the government has started working on making the build-operate-transfer (Toll) model more attra

Projects with potentially high returns go on premium and awarded to one who pays the highest premium to the NHAI News

IL&FS receives bids worth Rs 13,000 crore for 10 road projects

Cash-strapped infrastructure major IL&FS has received bids worth around Rs 13,000 crore for 10 of its road assets.

The IL&FS group has defaulted on short-term and long-term debt obligations of nearly Rs 1 lakh crore since August 2018 News

NHAI gives more time to parties to bid for toll-operate-transfer highway projects

For the first time in October 2017, NHAI had invited bids for such public-funded highway projects. In the first tranche, nine highway projects were offered and Australia-based Macquarie bagged them qu

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NHAI to seek more budgetary support in FY21

NHAI’s chairman NN Sinha said NHAI is awaiting cabinet approval to float InvITs by the end of the year.

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Government to commission Rs 5,00,000 crore road projects in next three months

While the industry has been pressing for a GST cut on automobiles to boost demand, the government has so far been non-committal on the reduction.

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NHAI must make monetisation a structured programme: Vijay Chibber, former secretary, ministry of highways

Borrowing is not an independent activity of the NHAI. It is a part of the government’s borrowing activity, says former secretary at the ministry of highways Vijay Chibber

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Roadblock: Why NHAI construction could slow down sharply in 2 years

Analysts have expressed concerns on the authority’s ability to raise resources at a time when concessionaires want to fund as little of the construction cost as possible.

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Mumbai coastal road project: Financial capital may become less congested; here’s how

As Manish Agarwal, partner, (infrastructure), PwC, explained, for a city like Mumbai, this is the only way to get a ring-road type structure.

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Road developers now keen to bid for viable BOT projects

Another road developer said that while NHAI should continue to offer projects on hybrid annuity model (HAM) and EPC, BOT should make a come back in stretches where there is potential for high traffic

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Bundelkhand Expressway in UP gets clearance! Construction to start by October; top facts

The Bundelkhand expressway will start from Jhansi and will pass through the state's most lesser developed districts such as Chitrakoot, which is also a religious and tourist spot, Banda, Hamirpur, Aur

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Chardham Highway project: SC nod to construction of over 880-km all-weather roads; Chardham Yatra gets a boost

The Char Dham project will connect Badrinath Dham, Kedarnath Dham, Gangotri, Yamunotri, and part of the route leading to Kailash Mansarovar yatra.

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