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Upgrading Maharashtra’s highways

In the next two years, MoRTH will be spending over Rs 13,000Cr to upgrade these highways/stateways in Maharashtra. Under the highway upgradation project, two-lane highways will be widened to four lanes. Out of the overall 38 packages or projects, some of the highways that would be upgraded in the next couple of years include Jalna-Parbhani, Aurangabad-Shirdi, Wakan-Pali-Khopoli, Satara-Pandharpur, Pune-Mulshi-Mangaon-Dighi Port, ...

Jharkhand to get Rs 55,000Cr for road projects

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways of India proposes to spend Rs 50,000Cr to increase road connectivity and highways in Jharkhand in the next two and a half years. There is also a proposal to construct a bridge across the Ganga river at Sahibganj to link Manihari. The Centre will help to complete the Ranchi-Jamshedpur four lane road by ...

More VMS on Delhi Roads

The Delhi Police is in the process of installing 50 Variable Message Sign boards at 50 locations near congestion-prone intersections, at arterial roads and before flyovers that witness large traffic volumes. The boards have been installed on Mathura Road, Sardar Patel Marg, Rao Tula Ram Marg, Dwarka Link Road, IGI Airport Road, Ring Road (near Moolchand flyover) and on stretches ...

Railway line at 10,000 feet

A railway line at a height of 10,000 feet, and that too on the border with China can be a reality soon. The Ministry of Defence, in collaboration with the Ministry of Railways, is all set to finance the construction of three extremely strategic railway lines in the North-East: Murkongselek (Assam) to Pasighat in Arunachal, Silapathar (Assam) to Bame in ...

LED lamps for Gurgaon streets

The Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon has prepared a plan to install over 54000 streetlights, including 406 high-masts, to make the city roads brighter. While total 13,115 streetlights will be installed in Huda sectors and 1,218 lamps will come up in HSIIDC Phase 1-4, the rest of the streetlights will be placed across MCG wards. Currently, there are over 10,000 streetlights ...

Bosch bootcamp for startup

Following the first successful Indo-German bootcamp held in July 2016 in Berlin, the second Indo-German bootcamp on ‘Transport and Mobility’ took place on 28 March. It brought together entrepreneurs from India and Germany to explore cooperation and grow their social impact. 10 teams were shortlisted to undergo an intense ten-day training. The Indian startups who participated in the demo day ...

Dedicated corridors for e-trucks

The government is exploring a plan to reserve one lane in each national highway for the exclusive use of electric trucks. These trucks won’t be battery operated but powered by electricity from overhead cables on a dedicated lane. To start with, the MoRTH is planning a pilot project for running 50-tonne electric trucks between Delhi and Mumbai, aimed at halving the ...

Smart Parking in Bhopal

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) is set to sublet parking facilities on PPP mode  to ensure better and safer parking zones. Around 60 locations across the city would be sublet under the smart city parking. State-of-the-art sensors, parking meters, dash boards and CCTV surveillance cameras will be used at these locations.  Assessment of parking based on short and long term needs is ...

NMRC to build parking lots in 21 Metro stations

Land earmarked for parking facilities at each of the 21 Metro stations along the 29.7-km Noida-Greater Noida Metro corridor will soon be handed over by the Noida Authority to the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC). It was also decided that the parking facilities will now be developed by NMRC. Earlier, the Noida and Greater Noida Authorities were to develop the parking spaces besides integrating ...

NDMC to appoint concessionaire to manage & upgrade parking lots

New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has proposed to appoint a concessionaire for a period of five-seven years for managing and upgrading all parking lots in its areas with sensors and installation of cameras on public-private partnership (PPP) basis. A concessionaire may be selected through open competition bidding within four months. Thereafter, successful bidder may take another six months’ time to ...

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