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Tag Archives: Road Transport

Bilateral Cooperation between India-Russia

In order to develop and establish formal platform for cooperation in the Transport and Highways sector, a Memorandum-of -Understanding in the field of Road Transport and Road Industry has been jointly negotiated and finalized by India and Russia. Increased co-operation, exchange and collaboration with Russia will contribute to establish a long-term and effective bilateral relationship of communication and cooperation in ...

Green Registration Plates for Electric Vehicles

The Union Road Transport and Highways ministry has recommended green registration plates for electric vehicles to identify them for preferential treatment, such as special parking or discounted tolls. According to the proposal, the registration plates of private electric vehicles will have a green background with numbers and letters in white, and commercial electric vehicles will have a green background with ...

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 ...

Knowledge Sessions that were a class apart

Seminars have always been the USP of TrafficInfraTech and ParkingInfraTech Expos. This year was no different. The topmost policymakers and who’s who of the traffic sector gathered for some serious discussions on various burning issues in the traffic/ transport industry. The inaugural day saw none other than Yudhvir Singh Malik, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways deliver his Chief ...

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 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 ...

India Inc help to make roads safer

In a bid to make the country’s roads safer, Minister For Road Transport And Highways Nitin Gadkari has asked all major automobile makers to adopt stretches of highways for fixing black spots, setting up trauma centres and providing life-saving ambulance services.  The minister has written to carmakers to make vehicles as per Global NCAP norms to ensure pedestrian safety. Companies ...

“Products and technologies showcased can help enforcement substantially”

Sanjay Mitra, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) mesmerized the delegates with his Chief Guest’s address on the inaugural day at the seminar that discussed Smart Roads and Highways. Reason? He spoke straight from heart. He made many announcements too. Read on. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) is going to throw up many business opportunities. ...

“A bulk of the 38 toll plazas have been connected for ETC lanes”

Leena Nandan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, assures that most of the toll plazas on the National Highways have been connected in the last one year and that the payment solutions, including payment though mobile, are being given the final touch. The roll-out, she promises, can happen in the next six months. How effective ...

Plan for setting up highway facilities

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and the National Highways Authority of India have entrusted Indian Highway Management Company with the development and management of passenger friendly amenities along the highways. The project will be developed on the public-private partnership model, with the government offering land to private developers for 30 years on lease. The Government has already identified ...

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