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National Highways


Accidents claimed nearly 48,000 lives on National Highways last year: Government

December 10, 2021 5:15 am

🔴 Gadkari said the major causes of the accidents on the NHs were vehicle design and condition, road engineering, speeding, drunken driving/ consumption of alcohol and drugs, driving on the wrong side, jumping the red light, use of mobile phones, etc.

Government to set up roadside amenities on national highways, says Nitin Gadkari

August 03, 2017 7:18 pm

Nitin Gadkari said the facilities under the policy, drafted by the ministry, will offer a range of services that will include parking for vehicles, food courts, rest rooms and kiosks for sale of local specialities and help battle unemployment.

Bharatmala, others national highways schemes require Rs 6.92 lk cr by 2022

July 24, 2017 3:01 pm

"The estimated fund requirement for development of national highways (NHs)/roads under various schemes and proposed phase 1 of Bharatmala Pariyojna is about Rs 6,92,324 crore up to financial year 2021-22," Mandavia said

Toll on highways further suspended till Dec 2, old Rs 500 notes to be accepted till Dec 15

November 24, 2016 5:56 pm

This is the third time the government has extended the suspension timeline.

Speed-up work: PM Narendra Modi to RoadMin officials

February 18, 2016 2:06 am

The PM also reviewed the scheme for upgradation of campuses of National Institutes of Fashion Technology (NIFTs).

Centre to compensate road developers in case of delays

November 19, 2015 1:49 am

The concerned IE, both individual and the firm, shall be accountable for the assessment of the extension recommended in the concession period.

Stalled highway projects With one-time infusion, CCEA paves the road for completion

October 15, 2015 1:14 am

Capital infusion for all projects that have been languishing as on Nov 1, 2014.

Stalled road projects: Past imperfect, future ambitious

October 07, 2015 7:04 am

In cases where the project has been completed but the firm has high debt on its books, a lag in growth of toll revenue is putting pressure on their ability to service their debt.

National Highways: Proposal for wayside amenities on track

September 16, 2015 3:02 am

The programme aims at setting up convenience clusters for travellers on national highways like parking, restaurants, telephone booth/wi-fi, ATMs, fuel stations, minor repair shops, rest rooms, toilets etc.

Dipping Raw material costs: Commodity crash is infra’s gain

August 26, 2015 5:27 am

With cheaper commodities from the global markets at India’s disposal, time is ripe for the Centre to provide a big push to infrastructure projects and make the most of it.