Sunday , 31 May 2020

Tag Archives: National Highways

Goa to widen two national highways

The state government of Goa in conjunction with the Central government has initiated the process of widening two national highways NH17 and NH4-A. The Union Ministry for Road Transport and Highways had given in-principle approval for the widening of the two highways some time back. The state government is now planning to appoint a consultant to prepare the Detailed Project ...

At least two lanes on highways

In directives issued to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), Border Roads Organisation (BRO), state governments and state Public Works Departments (PWDs) the central government has directed that all future national highways must be made least two-and-a-half lanes. About a fourth of the national highways in the country are single laned at present. As per the government plan about ...

OMT model for national highways

The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure has approved the maintenance of national highways based on the Operate, Maintain and Transfer (OMT) mode. This is expected to lead to better maintenance and hence smoother and more efficient flow of traffic on national highways. The OMT model is similar to the BOT model except that OMT does not require the concessionaire to construct ...

Uttar Pradesh plans Trauma Centres on highways

The Uttar Pradesh government proposes to set up control rooms or trauma centres on state and national highways which will provide emergency medical care to accident victims. These victims will be treated in district-level hospitals throughout the State. The toll-free numbers of control rooms are being publicised widely. District magistrates and local police officials have been directed to facilitate quick ...

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