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Govt sanctions Rs 5469 cr for construction, widening, upgrade of highways

New Delhi: The government said on Tuesday that it has sanctioned over Rs 5,469 crore for the construction, upgrade and widening of highways in different states of the country.

Centre to implement over 200 projects in 5 years under Parvatmala Pariyojana: Gadkari

New Delhi: The Central government has planned to implement over 200 projects worth Rs 1.25 lakh crore in the next five years under its National Ropeways Development Programme ‘Parvatmala Pariyojana’, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.

Cabinet approves Rs 58,000 cr PM e-Bus Sewa, Vishwakarma scheme also cleared

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved PM e-Bus Sewa on Wednesday with an estimated cost of Rs 57,613 crore.

Govt increases highway building target to 14,000 km from 12,500 km for FY24

New Delhi: The Central government is contemplating raising the target for highway development in the ongoing year after accelerated progress in road construction during the initial quarter of the financial year 2023-24 (FY24), Moneycontrol reported.

Daily toll collection through FASTag reaches record high of over Rs. 193 cr

New Delhi: The daily toll collection through the FASTag system achieved a historic milestone, reaching an all-time high collection of Rs 193.15 crore with 1.16 crore transactions recorded in a single day on April 29, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.

Centre planning to take high traffic density highways from the states, develop into 4 or 6 lane highways: Nitin Gadkari

Mumbai: The Ministry of Road Transports and Highways is planning to take over the State Highways with high traffic density from the state governments for a period of 25 years and convert them into 4 or 6-lane highways, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Saturday.

Govt makes fitness test from Automated Testing Stations mandatory for all transport vehicles from 2023

New Delhi/IBNS: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification amending Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, making it mandatory for transport vehicles to get a fitness certificate only through a registered Automated Testing Station (ATS).

Indian Railways partners with GatewayRail to start Assured Transit Time Services

Mumbai/IBNS: Indian Railways commenced its Assured Transit Time Services under the new Freight Express Scheme with GatewayRail on August 15 this year.

Asia-Pacific countries commit to advance regional cooperation for sustainable connectivity

Bangkok: Recognising that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread socio-economic impacts and disruptions across Asia-Pacific, high-level officials called for a rethink on the future development of sustainable transport connectivity and mobility in the region at the sixth session of the Committee on Transport on Friday, an Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) press release notified.

Maintaining Your Transport Business through the Unexpected Accidents

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