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Tag Archives: Nitin Gadkari

Centre agrees to set up 100 driving centres in MP to generate employment

The Centre has accepted Madhya Pradesh government’s proposal to set up 100 driving training centres to generate employment in economically backward areas of the state, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari had announced. The driving centres would come up in tribal dominated and backward areas and will be equipped with courses related to automobile sector.

Governments Safety Initiatives

On the occasion of the Road Safety Week in January, Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways reiterated that the Ministry is committed to reduce the number of road accidents and the associated fatalities by 50 in the next few years. The Ministry has been working on all the 4 Es of road safety – Engineering, Enforcement, Education and ...

Crash barriers, Yes. Implementation, Difficult

For the last four to five years, Trafficinfratech has been bringing to the forefront the importance of installing crash barriers along the highways/express ways. Despite the chain of accidents on the 540km long Mumbai-Goa Highway and 95km long Mumbai-Pune Expressway, we have not been able to assure safety to their users. Now joining the dangerous stretches is Eastern Freeway, a ...

TRAFFICINFRATECH EXPO/PARKING INFRATECH EXPO 2016 BIG, BETTER, BEST

The fifth edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo along with the second edition of ParkingInfra Tech 2016 in Mumbai best describes the term ‘Big, Better, Best’. In the last five years, this focused trade show that is tailor-made to meet the requirements of the traffic industry witnessed great business and networking. 3100 Visitors 120 Exhibitors Joint Ventures, Partnerships Three-Day Conference 20 Countries ...

No Speed Limits

In my long writing/editing career, never before have any requests for interviews with people in power been accepted so fast and facilitated so professionally. This speaks volumes for the kind of discipline and professionalism the Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Minsiter Nitin Gadkari has brought into the Transport Bhavan. With numbers and countless projects of his “ Five Year ...

New Institute of Driving Training at Pune

A new Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) was recently inaugurated at Pune by Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways. The institute has been set up on PPP basis with Tata Motors Limited acting as a private partner. The state-of-the art facilities include spacious classrooms equipped with audio-visual facilities, a driving range for imparting driving practice ...

Reviving Road Infrastructure sector in India–Challenges & Concerns

The article takes a look into the challenges facing the Road Infrastructure sector in India and possible solutions. Nitin Gadkari, the new Union Minister, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping recently undertook a state-wise review of the national highways projects and analysed targets and achievements of these projects. The slow progress in the completion of highways was a source of concern ...

Nitin Gadkari

Stalled highways projects worth `1.8 trillion will be rolled out in a short time after ironing out hurdles like delays in land acquisition, green nods and hurdles in rail overbridges. As many as 189 projects with a cost of `1.8 trillion are stuck due to these problems. These hurdles will be removed by August 15 and work will start on ...

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