The proportion of under-construction, high-risk highway projects has reduced significantly from 53% two years ago to just 21% at present, following a number of steps by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a Crisil report has said.
Work has commenced on six-lane expressway between Delhi and Ahmedabad via Jaipur, Ajmer and Udaipur. The project to be completed in six phases will reduce travel time between Jaipur and Delhi by an hour.
Construction of a new bridge replacing the demolished Hancock bridge in Byculla may start soon as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received respite from the Supreme Court.
The value of projects awarded to build roads, railways, mining infrastructure, irrigation systems, water supply systems and power transmission lines fell 20.5% year-on-year to Rs 1.38 lakh crore in April-October 2017.
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has said that it has scrapped the plan to have emergency runways on the proposed 701-km-long Mumbai Nagpur Super Communication Expressway.
The Government of Gujarat is in the process to experiment Solar Bus service in the State, battery-run buses.
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A strong roads network will boost economic activity and have multiplier effects in the construction stage itself.
The government’s flagship roads programme, Bharatmala Pariyojana (BMP), is expected to see three times speedier implementation of projects as the guidelines allow “great degree of power” to National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today flagged off export of Ashok Leylandtrucks by the coastal route to Bangladesh and appealed to automobile manufacturers to opt for coastal shipping mode to transport vehicles.
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