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Electric Highway between Delhi and Jaipur taking shape!

The Modi government is planning to construct an electric highway from Delhi to Jaipur.

Road ministry wants all check-posts at state borders removed.

The Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry has asked states to remove check posts at state borders as online data in respect of vehicles and drivers has been strengthened through VAHAN and SARATHI platforms.

NHAI maiden InvIT in April, to raise close to Rs. 5,000 crore.

According to InvIT chairman Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will launch its first Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) in April next fiscal with an aim to mop up Rs. 4,000-5,000 crore,

Gatishakti to ensure timely implementation of NIP projects.

According to Road Transport Secretary Giridhar Aramane, the ambitious Rs 100 lakh crore-Gatishakti programme will provide the framework for timely implementation of the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) initiative with minimal cost overruns.

Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Dehradun, Delhi-Haridwar in 2 hrs. Govt – Govt. works on new roads.

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the Centre is working on new roads from Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Dehradun and Delhi-Haridwar which will reduce the travel time from the present around 5 hours to around 2 hours.

Gadkari warns consultants for lapses in DPRs and monitoring of work.

Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for road transport and highways, has warned consultants that are involved in preparing project reports and supervising highway projects of major penal action in case of any structural issues or road accidents.

Nitin Gadkari seeks US funds for India's road sector.

Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari has reached out to US insurance and pension funds asking them to invest in the country's road sector.

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to reduce travel time to 12 hours.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently reviewed the progress of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, covering the states of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.

Ten Lane Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway To Be Complete By October 2022.

According to Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari,“The 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru Economic Corridor is being constructed at record speed. Rs 8172 Cr economic corridor is likely to be completed by October 2022.

Road ministry built 13,327 km of highways in FY21.

The Road Transport and Highways ministry has constructed 13,327 km of National Highways in 2020-21, which works out to about 37 km per day, This was informed in the Parliament.

NHAI's total borrowing rises to Rs 3.06 lakh crore in March 2021.

The total borrowing of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) increased to Rs 3,06,704 crore in March 2021 from Rs 74,742 crore in March 2017, This was informed in the Parliament.

Nitin Gadkari hopes to get highways of American standard in next three years.

Union Highways and Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari while virtually dedicating to the nation a 3.75-km long four-lane elevated corridor in Deesa town of Banaskantha jointly with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said

Plan to replace toll plazas with GPS-based tolling systems soon.

The government is planning to come out with a 'concrete' policy within three months to replace the existing toll plazas with GPS-based tolling systems.

Nitin Gadkari targets to achieve 100 km per day of highway construction.

According to Union minister Nitin Gadkari infrastructure development is very important for the country and his target is to achieve the pace of 100 km per day in highway construction.

Nitin Gadkari for setting up a dedicated funding agency for highways.

Minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari pitched for the setting up of a dedicated funding agency for the highways sector along the lines of the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) or the Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC).

NHAI Makes Monthly Drone Survey Mandatory for all NH Projects

To enhance transparency, uniformity and leverage latest technology, NHAI has made mandatory use of drones for monthly video recording of National Highway projects during all stages of Development, Construction, Operation and Maintenance.

Highway construction's pace bulldozes pandemic barriers!

Despite the pandemic-induced lockdown and restrictions on mobility in large parts of the country, highway construction grew by 74% on year in April-May of the current financial year to 1,470 km or 24.1 km/day.

NHAI lashes whip again.

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has prohibited Gayatri Projects from participating in the ongoing and future bids of the authority till the defects on the current project are not completely rectified.

NHAI issues guidelines for toll plazas to reduce waiting time.

The NHAI has said it has issued guidelines to ensure not more than 10 seconds service time per vehicle even during the peak hours at toll plazas to ensure minimal waiting time.

J&K completed record 3,300 km rural roads in 2020-21.

Jammu & Kashmir constructed a record 3,300 km of rural roads in 2020-21 under various schemes, thereby providing safe and secure all-weather connectivity to remote habitations across the union territory.

National highway construction jumps 73.5% to 1,470 km in April-May

The road transport and highways ministry has constructed 1,470 km of national highways in the current financial year so far, an increase of 73.5 per cent as compared to the year-ago period.

Aurangabad-Jalgaon road widening work likely to get over by year end.

The work of widening the Aurangabad-Ajanta-Jalgaon highway in Maharashtra, which has got affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting manpower crunch, is likely to get over by the end of this year, an official said.

Banihal-Qazigund tunnel is likely to be operational shortly.

The ambitious double-tube Banihal-Qazigund tunnel along the 270-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway built at a cost of Rs 2,100 crore is going through the testing and commissioning process and is likely to become operational in coming weeks, officials of the construction company said.

Nitin Gadkari sets highway construction target for next two years at Rs 15 lakh cr

Road transport minister Nitin Gadkari said the government has set a road construction target of Rs 15 lakh crore over the next two years. Gadkari also expressed confidence that India will achieve the target of 40 kilometres per day of highway construction in the current financial year.

Work On UP's Expressways Continues Despite Pandemic Challenges.

Amid the second wave of Covid-19 infections, Uttar Pradesh has brought back curfews and lockdowns to flatten the curve. But the Yogi Adityanath government, looking to finish critical infrastructure projects on time, has not stopped work on the state's expressway projects.

Gadakri announces slew of road development projects.

Minister of road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari, has announced a slew of road development projects, include

Govt approves over Rs 6,100 crore-worth highway projects.

The government has approved highway projects worth more than Rs 6,176 crore.

NHAI suffers Rs 814 crore toll revenue loss in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan due to farmers' protest

National Highways Authority of India suffered a toll revenue loss of Rs 814.4 crore

NHAI to raise Rs 1 lakh crore t h r o u g h m o n e t i s a t i o n o f highways in next 5 years.

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is planning to raise Rs 1

India's BRNL sells Ghaziabad- Aligarh toll project to Singapore company for Rs 1,600 crore.

Highway developer Bharat Road Network Ltd BRNL has inked pact with Cube Highways for sale of its operating toll

Highway projects worth Rs 50,000 crore up for grabs.

Government has lined up opportunities worth Rs 50,000 crore for the highway construction sector in Fy22.

NHAI submits Rs 5,000 cr highway InVIT proposal to Sebi

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has submitted a proposal to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)

Road ministry constructs recordbreaking 37 kms highways per day in 2020-21.

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the length of Na􀆟onal Highways has gone up

C e n t r e e xc e e d e d h i g h w a y construction aim for 2021.

The ministry of road transport and exceeded its highway construction target for the fiscal year 2021 despite the

Centre approves Rs 1,210 cr highway projects in Uttarakhand

According to union Minister Nitin Gadkari the Centre has approved 28 highway projects worth Rs 1,210.17 crore in Uttarakhand.

Govt approves Rs 726 cr highway projects in Madhya Pradesh.

The government has said it has approved Rs 726 crore highway projects in Madhya Pradesh.

Govt approves Rs 129 cr worth highway projects in Goa.

The government has said it has approved Rs 128.66 crore worth of highway projects in Goa.

NHAI makes deployment of Network Survey to improve road quality.

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) in a statement has said it has made deployment of Network

NHAI introduces AI-based face recognition system for attendance monitoring.

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has deployed artificial intelligence (AI)-based face recognition system for attendance monitoring of the field staff.

NHAI develops single lane of 25.54 kms road in record time.

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has achieved a rare feat by completing a single lane of the four-lane stretch of 25.54 km being developed between Vijaypur-Solapur (NH 52) in a record time of 18 hours.

Infrastructure majors show interest in BOT projects in West Bengal after Highways ministry tweaks model

Four major infrastructure companies, including IRB Infra and Adani Road Transport Ltd, have expressed interest in two projects in West Bengal that are proposed to be built on the Build-Operate-Transfer model.

NHAI plans 5,000 km roads per year.

The National Highways Authority of India is working to identify bottlenecks in the road construction sector to up its average yearly road construction bar of 4,000 kilometres.

Highways construction touches record 33 km a day.

According to Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari, the pace of highways construction in the country has touched a record 33 km per day,

FASTag reaches record daily Rs 104 crore collection.

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has said its daily toll collection through FASTag reached about Rs 104 crore.

Highway construction reached a record speed of 30.5 km per day.

The pace of highway construction touched the record high of 30 km per day mark in the fiscal year 2020-21 as compared to 28 km per day in 2019-20 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rating mechanism formulated for National Highways, to enhance accountability towards Motorists.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has released the ratings for 18,668 km of completed four and six lane stretches of National Highways covering 343 toll plazas.

Dwarka Expressway, to be Completed by August 15, 2022 at a Cost Of Rs. 8,662-Cr.

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari today expressed optimism that the construction work on Rs. 8,662-crore Dwarka Expressway

NHAI working to identify bottlenecks to speed up road construction.

According to a senior government official,the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is working to identify bottlenecks in the road construction sector to up its average yearly road construction bar of 4,000 kilometres.

Road projects worth Rs 7.89 lakh crore underway.

Highway projects worth Rs 7.89 lakh crore are under construction across the country and a number of steps have been taken to expedite work that was delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic.

NHAI to fine up to Rs 10 crore for major lapses in structures.

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said it has come out with a strict policy to deal with major lapses in structures that provides for a fine up to Rs 10 crore for defaulters

NHAI removes requirement of maintaining minimum amount in FASTag Wallet.

The National Highways Authority of India has said it has decided to do away with the requirement of maintaining a minimum amount in FASTag wallet.

FASTags made mandatory! Vehicles without tag to pay double toll fee.

FASTags usage made mandatory for vehicles from February 15 midnight! If any vehicle is found without a FASTag, it will be charged more than the toll amount at electronic toll plazas across the country

Govt eases steel usage curb for highway construction.

For the construction of highways, the government has allowed the usage of steel produced by secondary steel makers. Earlier, in highway construction, road developers were required to use steel produced by the primary steel producers only.

Delhi-Mumbai expressway will ease traffic load

According to Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, once completed, the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will ease the current traffic load on the Pune-Mumbai Expressway

Delhi-Dehradun Expressway will cut travel time to 2.5 hours

Work on Delhi-Dehradun Expressway to start soon! The work on the upcoming Delhi-Saharanpur-Dehradun Economic corridor is currently underway.

Char Dham Road: Govt to protect environment and build the strategically-important project.

The strategically important Char Dham project in Uttarakhand will be developed and the environment in the Himalayan eco-sensitive region will be protected,

NHAI to use software to track delays in files processing.

According to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari NHAI will deploy software specifically to track files that will pin-point officials behind delays in disposing of matters

User fee collection through FASTag crosses Rs 80 cr per day with record 50 lakh transactions.

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has said the electronic toll collection through FASTag has crossed Rs 80 crore a day with a record of 50 lakh transactions per day.

World Bank signs pact for $500-million project to develop green, safe highways.

According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways statement, the World Bank and the Government of India signed a pact for a $500-million project

Kodagu, Hassan will be reached by three roads from Bangaluru

The state government is expected to launch the work on building three roads to create alternative access from Bengaluru to Kodagu and Hassan districts, by Republic Day.

NHAI's debt has risen over 9 times since 2014-15.

The debt of the National Highways building authority has risen over nine times since 2014, with the current figures estimated at around Rs 2.3 lakh crore,

NHAI collects Rs 20 crore from 18 lakh defaulters entering FASTag lanes.

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has said it has collected Rs 20 crore from 18 lakh defaulters who entered the FASTag lanes at electronic

70% Highway projects resume after partial lifting of lockdown.

Work on about 70 per cent highway projects underway has resumed with the government allowing partial lifting of the lock down for certain sectors amid the fight to contain the Covid-19 outbreak.

Restart highways construction on war footing: Nitin Gadkari.

According to union minister Nitin Gadkari said, turning 'crisis into opportunity', India needs renewed focus on infrastructure in the wake of the damage caused by COVID-19.

NHAI achieved record 3,979 km highways construction in FY20

The NHAI has achieved a record 3,979 km of highways construction in the just concluded fiscal, an official said. The feat was achieved on the back of ambitious highways development programmes like Bharatmala Pariyojna.

NHAI clears contractors' bills worth Rs 25,000 crore.

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has cleared bills worth Rs 25,000 crore owed to contractors in March 2020, expediting

RLDA to redevelop Panipat Railway Station

Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), a statutory organization under the Ministry of Railways,

Coronavirus no hindrance in highway projects: Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has stated that focus on healthcare and disaster management does not mean highway building programmes would be impacted.

Indecisive officials dealing with highway projects to face action warns Nitin Gadkari

Sending out a strong message, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government will consider removal or demotion of officials whose

PM Modi inaugurates six-lane highway project in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited his constituency Varanasi to inaugurate six-lane Prayagraj-Varanasi project, dedicating it to the nation.

Schaeffler India partially resumes operation and restarts Savli plant

Schaeffler India partially resumes operation and restarts Savli plant

Bahnstadt Heidelberg - One of the largest urban development projects in Germany to become a reality.

The premium urban districts urban element and urban view in the Bahnstadt area of Heidelberg are being created using PASCHAL formwork and shoring systems.

Upcoming road projects may shift to PPP on weak govt funds.

According to a top IRB Infrastructure official, with the government finances getting adversely affected due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there may shift will be a shift towards PPP-based road projects.

Govt plans to construct over 50,000 km of roads

According to a government statement, InvIT is an attractive vehicle for mobilizing funds for road infrastructure. The government has said it is planning to construct over 50,000 km of highways.

GPS-based system to replace toll booths in 2 years.

According to the Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, the Indian Government has zeroed-in on the Global Positioning System (GPS)-based technology for collection of toll tax across the country, in order to ensure seamless movement of vehicles.

BEML bag orders from Cameroon & Bangladesh

BEML Limited, a 'Schedule A' company under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) received export orders from Cameroon and Bangladesh under the Government of India-Lines of credit.

Centre plans to set up national discom

The Union government plans to set up a national power distribution company that will handhold state discoms in electricity distribution activities

About 20 companies participate in New Delhi railway station's first pre-bid meeting.

Adani, GMR, JKB infra, Arabian construction company, The Société Nationale des Chemin de fer français (SCNF) and Anchorage are among the domestic and international companies in the race to redevelop New Delhi railway station, with an estimated capital expenditure of Rs 6500 crore.

Thyssenkrupp bags USD 115 million contract for power projects in UP.

Thyssenkrupp has bagged a contract worth around USD 115 million from Doosan Power Systems India (DPSI) to supply material handling plants for two thermal power projects in Uttar Pradesh.

Government to develop 78 lighthouses on its own because of environmental issues.

India plans to convert 78 lighthouses in scenic coastal areas into tourism hubs, with facilities such as elevators to go atop the lighthouse, coastal and water sports, ayurvedic centers and speed boats along with cruise-style eateries.

Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru and Rajiv Gandhi International airport Hyderabad are now in the list of world's top five fastest growing airports

The Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru has topped the list of top five fastest-growing airports in the world in the more than 15 million

Government to develop model highway stretches

According to the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways V K Singh who told the Rajya Sabha in reply to a query.

Steel ministry identifies 4 slurry pipeline projects worth Rs 8k cr for implementation by FY25.

The Ministry of Steel has identified four slurry pipeline projects totaling over Rs 8,000 crore to be implemented over financial years 2020-2025, a finance ministry-constituted panel said in a report.

Jindal Stainless clamps down on counterfeit market with a co-branding initiative

In a drive to curb the counterfeit products of Jindal Stainless in the market, the Company is launching a nationwide co-branding initiative

India Fears US-China Trade War Will Lead To Steel Dumping

India fears China could soon start flooding excess steel into its market after the United States raised tariffs on Chinese products due to the escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies, according to three government sources and four industry officials.

Govt to set up panel under DGFT to look at steel availability for engineering exporters.

Engineering goods exporters are demanding that they should get steel at global prices as domestic rates are higher. However, steel producers state that freight charges and cost of production is high in the country, which push up prices.

Steel demand to see sharpest decline ever of over 20% in FY21: ICRA

Demand for steel in India is likely to fall by over 20 percent, its sharpest decline ever in a year in fiscal 2021, ratings agency ICRA has said. It has also revised the outlook on the industry from stable to negative.

Growth of eight core sectors improves to 4.7% in March.

The growth of eight core sectors improved marginally to 4.7 per cent in March 2019 against 4.5 per cent in the same month last year.

NHAI eyes law tweaks to form land banks.

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will seek amendments in the National Highways Act to acquire more land to create land banks

NHAI settles NH-21 project with IL&FS for Rs 672 crore

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has settled a road project with Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) at Rs 672 crore, one of the first as the debt-laden group moves to resolve stuck projects through conciliation.

Creditors block resolution of 5 IL&FS road assets.

The committee of creditors (CoC) has blocked the resolution of five IL&FS Road Assets with combined debt in excess of Rs 9,000 crore. The creditors have raised several objections to the resolution process, and these could further delay recoveries.

INDIA”S ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN - REAL OR MANMADE?

India in is grip of economic slowdown or popularly known as depression.

NHAI to prioritise road projects on financial viability.

Eyeing asset monetisation in a big way, the government is now proposing to take up projects based on financial viability under the ambitiou

Will plain-speaking Gadkari trigger NHAI reform?

Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari's caustic public remarks against the 'non-performing' lot among the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) officers at a recent event may have breached the unwritten norm of restraint that the top

NHAI toll collections breach pre-COVID levels in November.

Toll collection on National Highways across the country surpassed pre-COVID levels in the month of November, signaling sharp signs of recovery in road traffic. The toll collections have reached 114 percent of pre-COVID levels in the month under review.

Strong response for 5th round of highway monetization program through TOT

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) saw active participation by potential investors in the first pre-bid meeting for the fifth round of highway monetization program through the toll-operate-transfer (TOT) route, authority's chairman S S Sandhu said.

Travel from Delhi to Katra in less than 7 hours a reality by 2023 end.

By 2023 Diwali, people can travel by road from Delhi to Katra (Maa Vaishno Devi) via Amritsar in less than seven hours.

210 NH projects delayed due various reasons.

according to the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways V K Singh who told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply, as many as 210 national highway projects are delayed due to various reasons such as poor performance by developers and problems in land acquisition besides regulatory hurdles. It also said there are some hybrid annuity model (HAM) projects which are yet to secure financial closure.

Highway stretches may be offered for as low as Rs 1,500 crore to attract domestic companies.

India could offer highway stretches for as low as Rs 1,500 crore, as the government looks to attract smaller, domestic investors to manage its road assets.

NHAI forms SPV to fund Delhi-Mumbai Expressway.

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has formed a special purpose vehicle (SPV) company for financing, construction and operation of the Rs 1 lakh crore Delhi-Mumbai expressways.

NHAI identifies 1,500 km of road projects to boost coastal connectivity.

The National Highways building authority will soon approve 1,500 kilometers of highway projects in the coastal regions of the country to improve coastal connectivity.

National Highway projects gather momentum despite Covid-19

Despite the Covid pandemic situation, the overall road construction in the past seven months is nearly 90 percent of last year, while the pace for award

Infrastructure spending can help spur economic activity: KPMG

Infrastructure spending is expected to have a multiplier effect on overall economic growth, primarily based on the Keynesian theory that aggregate demand can be reactivated by increasing public expenditure.

Multiple steps taken to fast-track highway projects; target to build roads worth Rs 25 lakh- cr.

According to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, the government has taken multiple steps to attract investments in the infrastructure sector, including revising asset monetization models and setting up special purpose vehicles for the Rs 1 lakh- crore Delhi-Mumbai corridor project.

Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway's first phase to be open to the public from 1st May 21.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said the first phase of the Mumbai- Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway from Nagpur to Shirdi will be thrown open to the public on May 1, 2021.

Highway ministry extends relief to road contractors till December this year.

The highways ministry has extended relief measures for road contractors and concessionaires by three months, following a request from the industry.

Gadkari inaugurates, lays foundation stones of Rs 15,592-crore projects in Andhra Pradesh.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of highways projects worth Rs 15,592 in Andhra Pradesh

Greenfield highway to be constructed in Rajasthan as part of Bharatmala Pariyojna.

A 60 kilometer-long stretch of Greenfield highway will be constructed in Rajasthan under the Bharatmala Pariyojana to ensure high speed traffic movement between Delhi and Mumbai.

Highways Ministry releases over Rs 10,000 crore for developers.

The government has said it released over Rs 10,000 crore to developers amid COVID-19 to boost the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' scheme and expedite highways construction.

Govt approves Rs 971-cr Munger-Bhagalpur highway project in Bihar.

According to a government statement, it has approved a Rs 971 crore highway project in Bihar.

dmg events is open for business in Saudi Arabia

dmg events establishes office to use as base for the company’s events throughout the Kingdom.

Tata Housing to invest up to Rs 800 cr for expansion in FY18.

Tata Housing is planning to add 8-10 projects to its portfolio in 2017-18 involving an investment of up to Rs 800 crore, a top company official said.

VECV resumes manufacturing operations in seven plants in the country

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) today announced the resumption of manufacturing operations in seven of its plants in the country.

VDMA India conducts the VDMA Business Climate Survey to analyze the impact of Covid-19 on the German Mechanical Engineering Industry in India

Germany is the 7th largest foreign direct investor in India. German FDI into India during 2018-19 was to the tune of $ 886 mn. Germany's cumulative FDI

BEML bags Rs 842 cr High Mobility Vehicles order for Pinaka projects from MoD

The leading Defence equipment manufacturer and a ‘Schedule A’ Company under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) received a prestigious order from MoD for supply for 330 High Mobility Vehicles, for Pinaka Project at an approximate cost of Rs 842crore.

BEML Pays Annual Dividend To Government of India

BEML Limited ‘Schedule A’ Company under Ministry of Defence, Government of India, paid an annual dividend of Rupees 13.50 Crs. to the Union Government for the financial year 2019-20.

Raksha Mantri Visited BEML Pavilion @ AERO INDIA 2021

Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon'ble Raksha Mantri Visited BEML pavilion at AERO INDIA 2021. On arrival, he was warmly greeted by Shri MV Rajasekhar,

India-Bangladesh Business Forum achieves 4iR R&D alliance between Highbar of India and eGeneration of Bangladesh

India-Bangladesh Business Forum aims to accelerate bilateral ties by transfer of knowledge and technology between the two neighbouring nations.

Leading Environmental Trade Fair, IFAT India, showcases ground-breaking technologies in its 7th edition

IFAT India 2019 had a grand opening at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Goregaon from 16th October, 2019.

Road orders in slow lane as they fall to tenth of India's target

The National Highway Authority of India aims to agree contracts for 10,000 kilometers in the year to March, but has managed to award only a little over a one-tenth of the total so far, data from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways show.

Larsen & Toubro wins Rs.8,650 crore contract for building Mumbai Trans Harbour Link

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has said its heavy construction arm of L&T Construction has won order worth Rs 8,650 crore from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

Number of high risk PPP highway projects fall : Crisil Ratings

The proportion of under-construction, high-risk highway projects has reduced significantly from 53% two years back to 21% now after a slew of steps were initiated by NHAI, a CRISIL Ratings report has said.

Kerala to raise NRK funds for development

Kerala Government will raise Rs 10,000 crore from the non-resident Keralites spread across the globe to finance its two new highway

Government approves Rs 1,423-crore road project in Andhra Pradesh

A Rs 1,423-crore highway project in Andhra Pradesh, part of the high density Kolkata-Chennai traffic corridor, has received Cabinet green light .

Govt focus on road sector yields positive results: ICRA

Government's focus on developing roads with policy initiatives like awarding projects after securing 80 per cent right of way, has revived the sector and execution pace, credit rating agency ICRA said .

Kodagu, Hassan will be reached by three roads from Bangaluru

The state government is expected to launch the work on building three roads to create alternative access from Bengaluru to Kodagu and Hassan districts, by Republic Day.

Agra Lucknow Expressway to offer free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi will soon be available on the entire 302-kilometer stretch of India's longest expressway from Agra to Lucknow.

NHAI asks to close illegal occupants along NHs

Illegal structures like dhabas and hoardings along national highways as "safety hazards" for road users, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has asked the establishments to clear the structures. establishments

NGT disposes plea to clear the decks for Chardham highway project

Decks have been cleared for the ambitious Chardham highway project for all-weather connectivity to four holy towns of

Railways to invest Rs 50,000 crore to revamp Mumbai, Bengaluru suburban train network

The railway ministry may soon announce an investment of Rs 50,000 crore to upgrade the suburban train networks of Mumbai

PMGSY connects over 80% habitations with roads.

More than 80 per cent of the habitations in the country had been connected with all-weather roads under the Pradhan Mantri

NHAI to give incentives for officials to push Bharatmala scheme.

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to start an incentive scheme for its officials to expedite implementation of the ambitious Bharatmala project.

Government and Asean in talks to take IMT highway up to Vietnam

The government is in talks with Asean countries to extend the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) highway up to Vietnam, according to a senior official.

NHAI plans system to detect accidents and other incidences.

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to introduce a robust system to promptly detect accidents and any

Delhi to Patna by road in 11 hours flat.

The distance of 1,100 kilometers by road between Delhi to Patna in 11 hours flat is the target being set by the governments at th

Huge potential for Subsurface engineering in highway tunnels : Nitin Gadkari

There is huge potential for Subsurface engineering in highway tunnel projects especially in Jammu & Kashmir, Union

Bids invited for 9 national highways by NHAI.

The National Highways Authority of India has invited bids for 9 national highways under its 'toll-operate-transfer' model as it seeks

Nitin Gadkari suggests to adopt new technology to push pace of building highways

Nitn Gadkari Road Transport and Highways minister suggests to his official that there is an urgent need to give up conservative approach in governance and adopt new technologies to push the pace of highway construction.

Highways authority could use the investment vehicle to mobilise funds.

According to Finance minister Arun Jaitley who said in his budget speech that the highways authority could use the investment vehicle to mobilize funds.

Soon use FASTags to buy petrol, pay parking fees!

FASTag, an RFID device for seamless movement through toll plazas may soon come in handy to buy petrol and pay parking fees!

ADIA TO INVEST ? 5,512.50 CRORE IN RELIANCE RETAIL VENTURES

Reliance Industries Limited ("Reliance Industries") and Reliance Retail Ventures Limited ("RRVL") announced today that a wholly owned subsidiary

Cube Highways plans InvIT to sell a part of its road assets.

India’s biggest road asset investor Cube Highways and Infrastructure is in initial talks with investors including Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

Govt approves Rs 7,660 cr green highway project in UP and in 3 other states

The government has approved a proposal for the development of 780 km of national highways in four states at a cost of Rs 7,660 crore.

Govt Plans 7,500 km new highways with ?3.1 trillion Investment

The road transport and highways ministry is in the process of awarding 7,500 km of new highways projects, with an investment of ?3.1 trillion

NHAI launches mobile apps for electronic toll collection.

The National Highways Authority of India has launched two mobile apps to ensure smooth functioning of the Electronic Toll Collection system.

BANGLADESH - amar shonar?

Bangladesh is one of the world's most densely populated countries, with its people crammed into a delta of rivers that empties into the Bay of Bengal

CRUSHING AND SCREENING - Await good times.

Crushing and Screening is one of the most important activity of the Infrastructure segement.

thyssenkrupp inaugurates new engineering office in Pune

The thyssenkrupp group has inaugurated its newest engineering office in Pune

Rise in fiscal deficit expected to affect construction sector in 2020.

Even as construction activities in the country have resumed since July, increase in fiscal deficit of central and state governments is likely to impact the sector this financial year, according to India Ratings (IndRa).

BEML Observed Anti-Terrorism Day

BEML Limited, schedule A company under the Ministry of Defence, observed Anti-Terrorism day by taking pledge across its offices and complexes.

Arvind and Polser announce joint venture to manufacture next generation materials for construction industry

Arvind Limited today announced a joint venture with Polser AS (Turkey) – a global leader in laminated composite panels – for manufacturing corrugated

CASE celebrates 175 years of serving construction businesses with effective solutions

CASE Construction Equipment celebrates the 175th Anniversary of the Racine Threshing Machine Works, opened by Jerome Increase Case in Wisconsin, USA. What began with J.I. Case in 1842 is a story

Three new Liebherr mobile cranes for Gruas Leman

Fleet modernisation with Liebherr mobile cranes

SANY Transit Concrete Mixers, a preferred equipment by Pune's leading M.P.Group

SANY India, a leading manufacturer of construction, heavy machinery and renewable equipment today announced handover of 6 Transit Concrete Mixers to one of the major business house in Pune, M.P. Group.

Superior Volvo performance makes Central Sulawesi more accessible

Central Sulawesi in Indonesia will soon be much easier to reach thanks to a runway extension at Morowali Airport. A fleet of Volvo heavy-duty

L&T to construct India's longest river bridge to connect Assam and Meghalaya across Brahmaputra river

Recently, a large contract has been secured by L&T Construction, the construction arm of Larsen & Toubro

Chardham all-weather road project to be delayed due to lockdown.

Completion of the 150-km Tanakpur-Pithoragarh stretch of the chardham all-weather road project will be delayed by nearly six months

Virgin Group reaches out to Nitin Gadkari for hyperloop.

Richard Branson-owned Virgin Group has reached out to transport minister Nitin Gadkari with a proposal to establish a hyperloop transportation system between New Delhi and Mumbai,

Finance Ministry's rule change may hit 1,000 km road projects.

The finance ministry’s decision to treat highway projects as a single entity that cannot be bifurcated into small packages could impact award of about 1,000 km of key infrastructure projects,

Centre gives in-principle nod to Doon-Delhi elevated expressway.

The Centre has given in-principle nod to the construction of an elevated expressway between Dehradun and New Delhi which will reduce the distance between the two cities to 180 kms.

Reliance Industries launching a new project to use plastics in road construction.

Reliance Industries, India’s largest petchem player, is launching a project to use plastics in road construction amid growing concerns over pollution in the country of 1.3

PM Narendra Modi to launch Rs 15k-cr road projects in Rajasthan

The PM will inaugurate and do bhoomi poojan for NH projects worth Rs 15,000 crore in Rajasthan...

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