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  • MC Explains: Challenges the govt needs to address to make the National Logistics Policy a success Sep 19, 2022 09:08 PM IST

    MC Explains: Challenges the govt needs to address to make the National Logistics Policy a success

    With 20 million trips made by trucks every month to transport goods across the country, pivoting from gas-guzzling road transport will be among the biggest challenges.

  • India Inc expects NLP to transform the nation into a global manufacturing hub Sep 19, 2022 07:09 PM IST

    India Inc expects NLP to transform the nation into a global manufacturing hub

    The NLP is expected to embed India in global supply chains and energise the economy across multiple sectors. It is also expected to enhance green transportation, among others.

  • Logistics aggregator Raaho is looking to raise $20 million next year to fund expansion across India Sep 14, 2022 08:14 PM IST

    Logistics aggregator Raaho is looking to raise $20 million next year to fund expansion across India

    Raaho is targeting revenues of Rs 250 crore in 2022-23 and is aiming to grow its revenues to around $ 1 billion or Rs 7,500 crore in the next five years.

  • Anand Mahindra says this American pothole solution is essential for India Aug 03, 2022 12:57 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra says this American pothole solution is essential for India

    An American company is manufacturing patches to cover up cracks on roads. Twitter users debate if it is a viable solution for India.

  • Bengaluru resident spots unusual road sign. What it stands for Aug 03, 2022 11:42 AM IST

    Bengaluru resident spots unusual road sign. What it stands for

    Curious, he posted a photo of the sign on Twitter, seeking response from the traffic police.

  • Long delay in Bharatmala Pariyojana may put government in a tight spot Jul 21, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    Long delay in Bharatmala Pariyojana may put government in a tight spot

    The slack in pace of awards and construction activity has raised obvious concerns relating to timely completion of BMP and cost overruns for developers, investors and government

  • UK road melts in record heat: 'Sounded like cars driving through puddles' Jul 21, 2022 08:12 AM IST

    UK road melts in record heat: 'Sounded like cars driving through puddles'

    Temperatures in the United Kingdom crossed 40 degrees Celsius for the first time on July 19.

  • Bharatmala project may face delays of around six years, says ICRA Jul 18, 2022 04:39 PM IST

    Bharatmala project may face delays of around six years, says ICRA

    According to ICRA, if the Indian government manages to execute around 4,500-5,000 km of projects under the Bharatmala scheme, all projects will be completed by 2027-28.

  • Undertake repair work of roads every week: Delhi CM to PWD, MCD, NDMC Jul 08, 2022 01:58 PM IST

    Undertake repair work of roads every week: Delhi CM to PWD, MCD, NDMC

    According to an official notification, roads in the city need the attention of concerned agencies like the Public Works Department (PWD), Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), and New Delhi Municipal Committee (NDMC).

  • Nitin Gadkari sets target to construct 60 kilometres of highway per day Jun 07, 2022 07:58 AM IST

    Nitin Gadkari sets target to construct 60 kilometres of highway per day

    India's national highway construction slowed to 28.64 km a day in 2021-22 due to COVID-19 pandemic related disruptions and a longer-than-usual monsoon in some parts of the country.

  • Infra firms don’t expect govt move to rein in steel prices to have immediate impact May 26, 2022 01:57 PM IST

    Infra firms don’t expect govt move to rein in steel prices to have immediate impact

    The industry expects steel prices to soften only over the next few quarters, which may subsequently reflect in the cost of projects.

  • Budget 2022: Capital expenditure sees 35.4 percent rise to Rs 7.50 lakh crore for FY'23 Feb 01, 2022 07:42 PM IST

    Budget 2022: Capital expenditure sees 35.4 percent rise to Rs 7.50 lakh crore for FY'23

    Sitharaman added that the effective capital expenditure of the central government is estimated at Rs 10.68 lakh crore in 2022-23, which is about 4.1 percent of GDP.

  • Viral video: Kashmir girl turns reporter to show bad condition of roads Jan 11, 2022 11:49 AM IST

    Viral video: Kashmir girl turns reporter to show bad condition of roads

    Kashmir: In the video, the girl is complaining that guests cannot come to her place because of the bad road condition.

  • Development impossible without good roads: Nitin Gadkari Nov 26, 2021 08:11 AM IST

    Development impossible without good roads: Nitin Gadkari

    The highway will pass through Nashik, Ahmednagar and Solapur districts of Maharashtra and efforts will be made to link it to Latur district and some other parts of the state’s Marathwada region, the minister said.

  • NHAI plans to bid out more public private partnership projects through BOT route: Sources Nov 12, 2021 04:36 PM IST

    NHAI plans to bid out more public private partnership projects through BOT route: Sources

    In the current financial year, NHAI had initially planned to award 450 km of road projects through the BOT model but is likely to exceed its set target, one company official said, with 15-20 percent of total projects being under this mode in 2022-23.

  • EXCLUSIVE | Budget 2022 likely to set target for asset monetisation Nov 08, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    EXCLUSIVE | Budget 2022 likely to set target for asset monetisation

    The Centre is said to be finalising an asset monetisation target for FY23. A senior government official said it could be over Rs 1 lakh crore

  • Explained | Why PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan is crucial for infrastructure push Oct 13, 2021 07:06 PM IST

    Explained | Why PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan is crucial for infrastructure push

    Launching the Gati Shakti initiative, PM Modi said that due to the wide gap between macro planning and micro implementation, problems of lack of coordination, lack of advance information, thinking and working in silos were leading to hampered construction and wastage of budget.

  • PM Modi launches GatiShakti master plan for national infrastructure development Oct 13, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    PM Modi launches GatiShakti master plan for national infrastructure development

    PM GatiShakti is a National Master Plan for multi-modal connectivity to economic zones, a digital platform which will bring 16 ministries including rail and roadways together for integrated planning and coordinated implementation of infrastructure connectivity projects.

  • Zojila Tunnel Project will be completed by December 2023, earlier deadline 2026: Nitin Gadkari Sep 28, 2021 05:42 PM IST

    Zojila Tunnel Project will be completed by December 2023, earlier deadline 2026: Nitin Gadkari

    The minister today visited the Zojila in theUnion Terriotary of Jammu & Kashmir and directed the authorities of Megha Engineering and Infrastructures, the company involved in the construction of the tunnel, to complete the tunnel before the 2024 parliamentary election.

  • Roads flooded with vehicles; families having only 1 flat shouldn't be allowed to own 4-5 cars: Bombay HC Aug 13, 2021 11:08 AM IST

    Roads flooded with vehicles; families having only 1 flat shouldn't be allowed to own 4-5 cars: Bombay HC

    A bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni said on Thursday that authorities ”should not allow families owning only one flat to have four or five cars if they do not have sufficient parking space” available in their respective housing societies.

  • KKR to acquire 7 highways assets from Global Infrastructure Partners Jul 05, 2021 01:24 PM IST

    KKR to acquire 7 highways assets from Global Infrastructure Partners

    KKR’s investment was done through its KKR Asia Pacific Infrastructure Fund and is the company’s third infusion in India and first in Asia’s transport sector.

  • Higher competition in road projects could lead to working capital stress: ICRA Jun 22, 2021 03:35 PM IST

    Higher competition in road projects could lead to working capital stress: ICRA

    The number of bidders has surpassed 40 participants (of which qualified were 30) for some of the EPC projects and 10-15 participants (around 5-10 earlier) for HAM projects, Icra’s Rajeshwar Burla said in a report.

  • NHAI to delay InvIT launch till road traffic is restored to pre-COVID-19, second wave levels Jun 08, 2021 08:00 PM IST

    NHAI to delay InvIT launch till road traffic is restored to pre-COVID-19, second wave levels

    Fall in toll collection due to the outbreak of the second wave and lockdowns being imposed by different states across the country have caused the company to defer decision; other asset monetization plans also put on hold

  • NHAI plans to launch first tranche of InvIT by end of May: Officials May 18, 2021 02:10 PM IST

    NHAI plans to launch first tranche of InvIT by end of May: Officials

    NHAI has also decided to keep its InvIT IPO open only for institutional investors. It plans to raise ₹5,100 crore through a fresh issue, as per the draft papers filed with SEBI. In addition, there would be an offer for sale, say sources.

  • Minister Nitin Gadkari invites US companies to invest in India's road sector, assures handsome returns Apr 30, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    Minister Nitin Gadkari invites US companies to invest in India's road sector, assures handsome returns

    Gadkari said he was confident that companies would get at least twice the return in India as compared to investing in the US.

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