If road transport minister Nitin Gadkari has his way, the speed limit on highways and expressways in India could increase up to 120 kilometres per hour.
The Union ministry of road transport, highways and shipping in a recent communication to the finance ministry raised concerns of rising costs for Indian shipping companies under GST, which could drive them to move their business out of India through a subsidiary.
Driven by government spending, the order book of 50 companies constructing highways in EPC mode may touch Rs 1 lakh crore and their topline is set for 15 per cent growth this fiscal, rating agency Crisil has said.
The Centre has given in principle approval to upgrade 57,500 km of state highways to national highways so as to augment the existing 1.13 lakh km of NHs across the country, Parliament was informed today.
Aviation sector will now be a part of multi-modal logistics hubs in India to promote holistic logistics solutions, union minister Nitin Gadkari said today
PM Modi announces investment of Rs 12,000 crore in upgrading 8 highways in Gujarat to National Highways
“Eight highways in Gujarat, totaling 1,200 km, will be converted into National Highways at an investment of Rs 12,000 crore,” PM Modi said and added that the pace of highways construction has risen 11 times to 22 km per day from 2 km/day during the previous regime.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced investment of Rs 12,000 crore in upgrading eight highways in Gujarat to National Highways as part of efforts to boost infrastructure development and job generation in the state.
After the under-construction Mopa international airport in North Goa becomes operational, the state’s inbound tourist traffic will increase three-fold, Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari Minister said on Thursday.