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.
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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
Goa gets a new cable-stayed bridge over river Mandovi; how it will benefit people
The newly built cable-stayed bridge over river Mandovi in Goa was recently inaugurated recently by Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. Other than solving the huge problem of
Jan 30, 2019
World’s longest expressway in UP! Yogi govt approves Ganga Expressway connecting Prayagraj with Western UP
Yogi Adityanath-led UP government approved the construction of the Ganga Expressway for better connectivity of Prayagraj with western districts of the state. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath presided
Jan 29, 2019
Decongesting Delhi-NCR! Gadkari to lay foundation stone for Akshardham-Eastern Peripheral Expressway project
The road alignment will be from Akshardham - Geeta Colony - Shastri Park - Khazuri Khas - Delhi/Uttar Pradesh border - Mandola - Eastern Peripheral Expressway intersection. The development of the high
Jan 25, 2019
No toll plazas on National Highways soon? NHAI plans to introduce on-board unit devices; how they will work
The NHAI has already started this move as a pilot project on Delhi-Mumbai highway. Once the pilot project is declared successful, Nitin Gadkari-chaired Road Transport and Highways Ministry will releas
Jan 23, 2019
Connectivity boost for Jammu & Kashmir! Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate first inter-state bridge today
The 1.2 km long inter-state Keediyan- Gandiyal bridge on the Ravi river in the Kathua district will be inaugurated today. The inter-state bridge has been built at a cost of around Rs 150 crore in a sp
Jan 22, 2019
A milestone achieved! BRO successfully constructs road on difficult terrain in Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route
According to army officials, “This connectivity is very important being chicken neck corridor with Nepal in Dharchula Sub- Division of Uttarakhand, where the only alternative route was a mule track
Jan 17, 2019
Kollam bypass project inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi; how it will benefit people in Kerala
The big infrastructure project has been developed in order to ease traffic congestion around the Kollam town as well as to reduce the travel time between Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.
Jan 16, 2019
Mumbai to Nagpur in 8 hours with super communication expressway on which fighter jets can land! 10 cool facts
Mumbai to Nagpur in just 8 hours via a new super expressway! Called the Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg, a super communication expressway is expected to be ready by the end of 2020.
Jan 15, 2019
Jammu-Srinagar national highway opens for stranded vehicles
Mostly trucks carrying essential supplies, were allowed to move towards Kashmir on Sunday, a day after heavy snowfall disrupted traffic on the vital 270-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway.
Jan 14, 2019
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