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Tag Archives: MoRTH

The Success Reaffirms Expo’s Top Position

ITS, Multi-level Parking, Tolling, EVs, Mobile Apps, Safety Barriers, Security Products, Telematics, Display Systems, Breath Analysers, Reflectors… name it, I could find every solution here. What a fantastic show!” said an elated visitor after completing his rounds on the second day. The same sentiment was echoed all through the three days of the integrated twin Expos – TrafficInfraTech Expo and ...

Road Safety Today: The dynamic epoch

Avery Dennison, the silver partner at the event believes that road safety is no accident and needs focused measures at all levels. Road Safety is everybody’s responsibility. The same was presented the technical session at the exhibition. The persistent issues of around road safety negligence were highlighted, trailed by practical solutions that can contribute to a reduction in road accidents ...

Challenges in Project Execution- Highway Sector

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has set an ambitious target of constructing 45 kilometres of highways on every day of this financial year. However, several factors have slowed this ideal rate of construction down to just 23 kilometres per day. As one of India’s biggest highway project executing companies, Ashoka Buildcon has an insider’s perspective on the present ...

Women Safety & Public Transportation Ecosystem

Public transportation without safety measures like vehicle tracking devices and emergency response system in public transport are creating nightmare for women passengers to travel. A further delay in implementing such measures will only aggravate the current situation of public transport in India. On 28th November 2016, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Govt. of India, had mandated fitment of ...

Improving India’s Travel Infrastructure

In 2016, India stood in the 35th position from a list of 160 countries in the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). In 2016-17, 6,604km of national highways were constructed against a target of 15,000km. The Ministry for Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has, so far, invested over Rs 3 trillion and it is reported that the Ministry for Shipping ...

MoRTH to build 24800km of NHs

Under the first phase of the Bharatmala project, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will be building 24,800kms of national highways. The government had also identified 208 sites to construct road-over-bridges along the highways under the Setu-Bharatam project. The government has also finished the inspection of 1.6 lakh bridges across the country under the Integrated Bridge Management System. Currently, 1,457 ...

‘We will use technology for the maintenance of highways’

What role are technologies going to play in the maintenance of roads and highways constructed by the NHAI? I get mails and complaints from people regarding the poor operations and maintenance of certain stretches of highways which we have constructed. As long as we go with the traditional system of O & M, the Project Development Officer has to visit ...

MoRTH invites bids again for electric cars for its officers

The Ministry for Road Transport and Highways has invited online bids again for hiring electric cars for its officers. As against its tender last year which asked for electric cars that could run at least 150km at a stretch, the latest tender asks for those that can run for 100km at a stretch. If the Ministry decides to give an ...

MoRTH signs MoU to set up CATTS

The Road Ministry, through the Indian Academy of Highway Engineers and University of New South Wales, recently signed a MOU to set up a Centre for Advanced Transportation Technology and Systems. CATTS, in this smart transportation project, has three-pronged work cut out for itself: Accelerate the evaluation and adoption of new transportation technologies and explore market opportunities for them in ...

National Transport Project – VAHAN, SARATHI, eCHALLAN, mPARIVAHAN

Transport Mission Mode Project – through its flagship applications ‘Vahan’ (for Vehicle Registration, Taxation, Permit, fitness and allied services) and ‘Sarathi’ (for Driving License related services) – has achieved 100% automation of 1100+ RTOs all across the country. JoyDeep Shome, Senior Technical Director, National Information Centre gives more details. The project – driven and funded by Ministry of Road Transport ...

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