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Sunday , 29 May 2022

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Major rural roads overhaul in West Bengal

The Union Rural Development Ministry has proposed a र4000 crore package for construction and renovation of rural roads in West Bengal. The plan which involves nearly 10,000km of roads will be carried out under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. The State Rural Development Department is expected to prepare a detailed project report by this October on about 4000km of ...

Karnataka to boost public transport

In order to increase the use of public transport in Karnataka, the ministry has initiated several proposals. To ensure buses maintain time, Vehicle Tracking System will be installed in 4,000 KSRTC buses. This system will provide information on real time vehicle location and expected time of arrival at any selected bus stand/pickup point. It will also enable people to get ...

High Speed Corridors

The Central government has decided to constitute the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) to focus on execution of the bullet train project, including tendering, pre-feasibility study and awarding contracts. According to Railway officials, among the eight upcoming high speed rail corridors, the one between Mumbai-Ahmedabad will be taken up on priority. The 492-km-long Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail route will see its ...

New Loan from ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a new $800m loan as part of a $1.2bn programme to help to improve safety and connectivity on India’s roads. The funding aims to connect villages in Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, and West Bengal states with all-weather roads by the end of 2017. ADB will set up six rural road network management ...

Street improvement project in Pune

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has proposed a new street improvement project “Pune Streets Programme” to build well planned streets in the city. About 1800km of streets in the city would be improved in a phased manner under the project. The Pune Streets Programme is a part of the PMC’s programme to create a road network friendly for pedestrians and ...

GMV celebrates anniversary of ITMS project for Ahmedabad BRTS

GMV is celebrating the first anniversary of the implementation of the Intelligent Transportation Management System (ITMS) developed by it, in collaboration with local partner Vayam Technologies, for the Ahmedabad BRTS. An advantage of the ITMS is that it was gradually introduced into the BRTS, reusing existing equipment, without affecting operations or inconveniencing passengers. The ITMS solution also helps in monitoring ...

VaaaN Infra gets tolling contract

VaaaN Infra Pvt Ltd has bagged a contract from the consortium of Emirates Trading Agency (ETA) LLC and KMC Construction Ltd to provide a complete automated tolling solution at their three tolling plazas on the Gurgaon–Jaipur stretch on the NH8 national highway. The project includes building 78 lanes of Toll Management System with WIM (Weigh-in-Motion) in each lane. Aman Kishore, ...

Faurecia opens state-of-the-art R&D centre in Pune

France based Faurecia, an automotive component and engineering solutions company, recently inaugurated in Pune a state-of-the-art TechCenter for automotive systems – automotive interior & exterior systems and automotive seating. The TechCenter is a fully integrated facility with CAD/CAE (Computer Aided Design & Engineering) and PPV (Product and Process Validation) and employs about 800 automotive engineers. Each year the company’s techcenters ...

L&T IDPL gets Rs. 4800 crore NHAI projects

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited (L&T IDPL) a र4800 crore contract to develop two road sections of a total length of 484km from the existing two lane to a four-lane configuration. The two sections are a part of NH 6, which passes through mineral rich states like Orissa and Chattisgarh and ...

Envoys Traffic Light gets CE certification

Envoys Electronics’ LED based traffic light has been awarded the CE certification. Other products which have been approved for CE Certification include toll transaction light / traffic light, traffic blinker light and fog light. Envoys Electronics makes a diverse range of products for the traffic industry – road traffic signals, variable message signs, dynamic traffic signs for highway traffic management ...