Jul 22, 2021 04:08 PM IST
In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Gadkari said to mitigate COVID-19 pandemic effect, his ministry took initiatives under Atmanirbhar Bharat and provided several COVID-19 relief measures to contractors, concessionaires and consultants, including extension of time for 3-9 months.
- Apr 15, 2021 05:07 PM IST
Gadkari said he had spoken to the management of Tesla and had assured them that the government would help them set up industrial clusters in the country.
- Mar 21, 2021 09:26 PM IST
The following step has been taken after the Union Ministry received an alert from CERT-In regarding targeted intrusion activities directed towards Indian Transport sector with possible malicious intentions.
- Mar 17, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Asset monetisation is the process of conversion of assets, in this case contracts to build highways, bridges, roads, etc, into economic value.
- Feb 14, 2021 05:54 PM IST
Vehicles not fitted with FASTag or without valid/functional FASTag entering into the FASTag lane will pay two time equivalent fee of the fee applicable.
- Jan 07, 2021 11:05 PM IST
On the extension of the Mumbai-Delhi expressway, Gadkari said a need was felt for it because otherwise, all the vehicles will clog the traffic in the financial capital.
- Dec 04, 2020 07:30 PM IST
These relaxations would provide the much-needed relief to those construction contractors whose eligibility to bid for new projects has been hampered on account of the COVID-19 pandemic-led business disruptions, Ind-Ra said in its report.
- Oct 01, 2020 05:20 PM IST
The ministry spent Rs 32,438.42 crore till August, up from Rs 22,853 crore in July. Last year, the ministry had spent Rs 27,936.26 crore in the same period
- Apr 19, 2018 07:51 PM IST
Previously, it was required by all transport vehicles to have a commercial licence after the drivers got their private licences
- Apr 05, 2017 09:24 PM IST
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said that efforts are being made to further improve the road construction target to 40 km a day from the current 23 km per day.
- Mar 20, 2017 07:32 PM IST
Sources tell CNBC TV18 that roads ministry stands by its policy of not allowing manufacturing of vehicles which are BS-III compliant post-March 31, but they are not against the sale of the inventory post-April 1, 2017.
- Mar 16, 2017 03:52 PM IST
Even as the government gives high priority to EPC projects, banks have expressed concerns about aggressive bids by debt-ridden infrastructure companies.
- Mar 01, 2017 05:46 PM IST
The ministry is looking to undertake an umbrella project of 25,000-km of roads with a Rs 3.5 lakh crore investment in the coming years including expressways and economic corridors.
- Feb 27, 2017 07:24 PM IST
For hassle-free movement of cargo, the government has decided to make electronic toll tags mandatory for all vehicles contracted by the government departments.
- Jan 05, 2017 09:34 AM IST
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) said it needs higher allocation to carry forward the ongoing work and also to compensate concessionaires who lost revenue because of withdrawal of tolling following the demonetisation, a source told PTI.
- May 06, 2016 05:14 PM IST
The Road Ministry has proposed an incentive of Rs 30,000 to the owners of the vehicles. This policy's benefits will be applicable for replacing old diesel and petrol engines.
- Jan 17, 2016 07:13 PM IST
Reducing the cost of construction by using innovative technologies and locally available resources along with policy reforms will drive the road sector in the future, says a report.
- Jun 22, 2015 10:22 AM IST
Suresh said few orders have not been awarded this quarter so far, and that response to Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) projects from road construction firms has been tepid
- May 27, 2015 10:24 AM IST
Among the members of the committee are C S Rajan, Chief Secretary, Rajasthan Government; S B Nayar, CMD, IIFCL; Shekhar Shah, Director General, NCAER; Pradeep Kumar, MD, CBG, SBI; Vikram Limaye, MD, IDFC; P S Behuria, former IRS and Sudipto Sarkar, Barrister-at-law, Kolkata.
- Jan 20, 2015 03:40 PM IST
Road ministry has moved a proposal, looking for a policy decision to restart about 86 languishing highway projects that have become unviable.
- Oct 28, 2014 06:06 PM IST
As high as five lakh road accidents happen in India annually with 1.5 lakh deaths, he said, adding about 4.5 lakh victims of road accidents happen to be in the age group of 15 to 45 years.
- Feb 11, 2014 03:49 PM IST
Quadricycles are viewed by stakeholders as being safer than 3-wheelers (autorikshaws). They have fully enclosed structure with hard top and doors, although their maximum speed and engine capacity are lower than a small car.
- Jan 17, 2014 01:59 PM IST
Sources said Infra Trust Funds will not have tax incentives, while the ministry is considering tax incentives for REITs.
- Oct 23, 2013 08:36 PM IST
It said the auto major has 'admitted' to certain 'lacunae' on its part in maintaining certain standards in the report submitted to the Road Ministry by a three-member panel.
- Sep 29, 2013 10:43 AM IST
Fearing competition from the proposed "Quadricycle", various auto rickshaw operators across the country have opposed the government's plan of allowing such vehicles to ply on city roads.