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Tag Archives: National Highways Authority of India

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 ...

ITS for Inter-Urban Highways: The Indian Perspective

ITS has the potential to be a game changer for the Indian highway infrastructure industry. Prof. P K Sikdar and Punnet S Bindra, President and Vice President of Intercontinental Construction & Technocrats Pvt Ltd, take a look at its history so far, different uses, challenges and the potential. The term intelligent transportation system (ITS) refers to the efforts to add ...

Two-day international seminar on bridges

A two-day international seminar on “Pre Engineered and Quick Launch Bridges” was held from November 3-4 in New Delhi. The seminar was organised by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, the Railways, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Indian Army (Corps of Engineers). The initiative for the seminar was taken by the Indian Institute of Bridge Engineers, Delhi ...

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