PM inaugurates India's longest bridge in Assam

PM inaugurates India's longest bridge in Assam

May 26, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated India's longest bridge - the 9.15 km long Dhola-Sadiya bridge, over the River Brahmaputra, in Assam. The bridge that has been built at a...

Government mulls on ranking State Transport Corporations

Government mulls on ranking State Transport Corporations

May 17, 2017: A policy to reward the best-performing state transport corporation is being considered by the Narendra Modi government wherein they would be given financial support to move to less pollu...

India and UK to work together for India’s urban transport sector

India and UK to work together for India’s urban transport sector

May 15, 2017: India & UK have agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation in urban transport policy planning, technology transfer and institutional organization of tran...

Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus service flagged off from Kolkata

Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus service flagged off from Kolkata

Apr 10, 2017: A Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus service has ceremoniously been flagged off from Kolkata. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his counterpart from Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and the Chief Minister of ...

Nitin Gadkari: Centre to invest Rs 7,000 crore in highway projects in J&K in 2 years

Nitin Gadkari: Centre to invest Rs 7,000 crore in highway projects in J&K in 2 years

Apr 03, 2017: Inaugurating India’s longest highways tunnel – Chenani-Nashri tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the tunnel will not only reduce the distance between J...

Road Transport Ministry allots funds for development of national highways

Road Transport Ministry allots funds for development of national highways

Mar 28, 2017: The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has allocated funds of Rs 1,00,250 crore which includes Internal and Extra Budgetary Resources (IEBR) and Borrowings of Rs 59,279 crore for the ...

Indian Railways to purchase power from RGPPL for five years

Indian Railways to purchase power from RGPPL for five years

Mar 24, 2017: Indian Railways has agreed to continue electricity purchase from Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt Ltd (RGPPL), for a period of five years beginning April. "Railways has agreed to continue to ...

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to augment national highways network

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to augment national highways network

Mar 24, 2017: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has taken decision to augment the NHs Network of existing 1,13,298 km, keeping in view the requirements to enhance road safety, reduce congest...

Gadkari lauds Union Budget for prioritizing need for multi modal transport hubs

Gadkari lauds Union Budget for prioritizing need for multi modal transport hubs

Feb 04, 2017: The high priority given to the need for multi-modal transport planning across the country in the Union Budget 2017-18 has been commended by Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Ship...

Gadkari persuades NGOs and public to participate in making Indian roads safe

Gadkari persuades NGOs and public to participate in making Indian roads safe

Jan 12, 2017: A grant of upto Rs 2 lakh would be provided to NGOs working for road safety activities, Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has said. Addressing the national...

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways year-end review

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways year-end review

Dec 28, 2016: The year 2016 has been a significant one for the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, when road safety emerged as the central theme of almost its entire range of activities. While th...

KWE India introduces ‘Air Ride Truck’ service

KWE India introduces ‘Air Ride Truck’ service

Dec 21, 2016: KWE India, Indian subsidiary of Kintetsu World Express (KWE) and part of the Japanese global conglomerate Kintetsu Group, has introduced a unique service ‘Air Ride Truck’ in the Indi...

Multimodal transport and port-led industrialisation, a game changer: Nitin Gadkari

Multimodal transport and port-led industrialisation, a game changer: Nitin Gadkari

Dec 17, 2016: The government is planning to develop an integrated system of roads, railways, airports and water ports and is also working on port-led industrialisation, said Nitin Gadkari, Union Minis...

Centre to construct 69 bridges to enhance connectivity between India and South East Asia

Centre to construct 69 bridges to enhance connectivity between India and South East Asia

Dec 03, 2016: India is funding ‘construction of 69 bridges on the Tamu-Kyigone-Kalewa Road (149.70 kilometre) Section’ and ‘construction of 120.74 kilometre road between Kalewa and Yargi section...

National Convention on Innovations in Green Highways underway in New Delhi

National Convention on Innovations in Green Highways underway in New Delhi

Nov 08, 2016: The three day National Convention on Innovations in Green Highways is underway in the national capital. During the inaugural ceremony, Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and ...

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates workshop on road safety engineering measures

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates workshop on road safety engineering measures

Oct 26, 2016: Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is committed to reduce the number of road accidents by 50 percent in the next two years and is employin...

NHAI awards contract for two highway development projects in Karnataka

NHAI awards contract for two highway development projects in Karnataka

Sept 30, 2016: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for development of following National Highway sections in the state of Karnataka on EPC mode under NHDP ...

Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stones for 12 NH projects in Punjab

Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stones for 12 NH projects in Punjab

Sept 16, 2016: Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping laid the foundation stones of 12 major National Highways (NH) projects in Punjab. The state witnessed a major step ...