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Tag Archives: Road Transport

Road Safety Week 2016

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways organized the Road Safety Week on January 11, 2016 throughout the country to create awareness among general public to improve the safety on road and to give an opportunity to all stakeholders to contribute to the cause of road safety. During the week awareness about various causes of road accidents and measures to ...

Aircraft to monitor road projects

With the finance ministry giving a go ahead to the Road Transport And Highways Ministry on its proposal to buy a fixed wing aircraft and a chopper to be used for inspection and monitoring of ongoing work by officials, NHAI and NHIDCL will now carry out detailed assessments of their likely usage and how much it would cost to the ...

Wooing private highway developers

In its latest bid to revive private investment in highways, the road transport and highways ministry has come out with a new model – where the government takes most of the risks so that developers get easy finance including from provident, insurance and foreign fund managers. The Ministry said that Hybrid Annuity – for bidding for at least 13 highway stretches totaling about 1,100km and involving `14,500Cr investment would ...

Video Surveillance Solution for Transportation Sector

With public security threats at an all-time high, security cameras on buses and subways can help protect innocent citizens from terrorist attacks and help maintain a safe and secure transportation environment. India’s transport sector is large and diverse; it caters to the needs of 1.1 billion people. The major security challenges in this vertical are faced due to unorganized infrastructure ...

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 ...

University launches degree course in Road Transport

The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), in collaboration with Canada-based Commonwealth of Learning, has launched a unique graduation programme, Yash Sankalp (BA in Road Transport), for educating drivers in road safety and imparting them essential skills in vehicle maintenance. The programme was inaugurated by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning in the presence of ...

India and Finland sign memorandum

India’s Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Kamal Nath and Finland’s Minister of Transport, Anu Vehviläinen recently signed a memorandum of cooperation in Road Transport at Helsinki, Finland. Now road transport and road construction officials and experts of both the countries will share information in the areas of planning and information management system for road administration, construction operation and maintenance ...

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