Tuesday , 29 September 2020

Tag Archives: National Highways Authority of India

NHAI to compensate toll operators

The government is considering to compensate toll operators for the losses incurred in the wake of suspension of toll charges on national highways. As per the reports National Highways Authority of India is likely to make payments to toll operators for the losses incurred during the period. The NHAI had rolled out the electronic toll collection programme across India in ...

Dilip Buildcon bags Rs 860Cr HAM project under Bharatmala

Dilip Buildcon has bagged Rs 860.50Cr four-lane road project in Chhattisgarh from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). “The company has received the letter of acceptance (LOA) on March 18, 2020, from the NHAI for the new Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) project in the state of Chhattisgarh,” the company said in a regulatory filing.

New Secretary for MoRTH

Senior IAS officer Sanjeev Ranjan has been named secretary of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH),  he will take over as MoRTH secretary with effect from 1 April 2019 upon superannuation of Yudhvir Singh Malik by the end of this month. Ranjan, a 1985-batch IAS officer of Tripura cadre, is at present the chairman of National Highways Authority of ...

NHAI launches mobile app to track projects

Deepak Kumar, Chairman of National Highways Authority of India launched a new multilingual website of the organization. The general public would be able to rate the National Highways through this website within two months. The chairman also launched a Project Monitoring Information System (PMIS) Mobile App that will facilitate close, in-house monitoring of NHAI projects on a mobile phone. NHAI ...

NHAI to introduce Incident Management System on NHs

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) set to roll out an ‘incident management system’. Under the system, ambulances will be positioned every 50kms to be able to respond to any accident within 15 minutes of it being informed on a national accident helpline. The first phase will be rolled out in December this year, which will target the national highways ...

Mobile Apps for ETC lanes

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) recently launched two new mobile apps, MyFASTag and FASTag Partner, to enable the availability of FASTags for Electronic Toll Collection. MyFASTag is a consumer app which could be downloaded from the App Store for both Android and iOS systems. A user can purchase or recharge FASTags easily through this app. The app also helps ...

Access-controlled highways

A plan is under way to make a stretch of about 20,000km of major national highways, access-controlled. This will mean frequent cuts on the medians will be stopped and barricaded to avoid the animals’ entry on to the main highways. To ensure seamless and speedy movement of fast moving and heavy vehicles, the main carriageways will be specially designated for ...

E-tags for toll collection on National highways

The Road Ministry will have the Electronic Toll Collection system implemented on all toll plazas on the national highways in at least one lane by the end of the fiscal. The Ministry plans to implement electronic toll collection across the national highways and the National Highways Authority of India has formed Indian Highways Management Company Ltd to implement electronic toll ...

Feedback Brisa to implement ETC on NH-8

Feeback Brisa Highways OMT Private Limited, a joint venture between Feedback Infrastructure Services Private Limited and Brisa, Auto-estradas de Portugal ? one of the Europe?s largest motorway companies, will implement the latest Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) project on national highway NH-8. The project, which is being initially implemented on a pilot basis, promises to significantly reduce wait times at toll ...

IL&FS bags major expressway contract

IL&FS has secured a ?. 14.36 billion contract from the National Highways Authority of India for the construction of a four-lane stretch on the Kiratpur Ner Chowk Section of National Highway 21 (NH-21) in the states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The project, to be completed on EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) basis, will reduce travel time and cost of ...