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.
The national highways authority of India (NHAI) has issued instructions to the field officials to take all possible steps to reduce contribution of the highways sector towards air pollution in Delhi NCR.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has terminated the work contracts of several companies, including Larsen and Toubro and Essel Infra, due to faulty bidding for Public Private Partnership projects and EPC projects.
Highways builders body NHBF took a strong exception to NHAI’s move to put in public domain the names of companies which had been barred from bidding for road projects, saying it has no authority to do so.
The Government of Gujarat is in the process to experiment Solar Bus service in the State, battery-run buses.
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).
With roads at the centre of infrastructure development, the National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI’s) decision to tap funds through innovative methods brings hopes of new orders for developers.
PNC Infratech today said it has bagged Rs 2,159 crore contract for six-laning a highway stretch in Uttar Pradesh. The price bids were opened yesterday with PNC’s bid being the lowest (L1), the company said in a BSE filing.
Highway projects of NHAI will help in creating employment of estimated 50 crore man-days in the next four years, the road and highways ministry said today.
The longest flyover in NCR will come up on the Dwarka expressway, a 9km stretch from the Delhi-Haryana border to the Basai railway overbridge in Gurgaon.