08 Dec 2014
New Delhi: To bolster infrastructure growth, the government is creating a shelf of ready-to-launch projects worth over Rs 3 lakh crore after rolling out Rs 1.8 lakh crore out of Rs 2.8 lakh crore worth projects stuck on account of various hurdles, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
01 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The infrastructure and banking industry suffers losses worth around Rs 400 crore per day due to delayed decision-making at various levels, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
03 Dec 2014
New Delhi: People will soon be able to go to Agra sailing on the Yamuna as the Centre has sought help from the Netherlands government for the ambitious project that includes building barrages and water-terminals on both sides of the river.
01 Dec 2014
New Delhi: To revive the shipping industry, government has decided to launch PM Jal Marg Yojna andprojects for setting up dry and satellite ports, besides converting riverways into waterways, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The country is expected to save at least Rs 86,000 crore annually after electronic toll collection (ETC) system becomes operational pan-India by December, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said.
13 Nov 2014
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted four weeks time to the Union Government to respond to a petition seeking amendments in law to enhance punishment for offenders in drunk driving cases and more compensation to the accident victims.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari hinted that government has almost firmed up a solution to implement the Sethusamudram shipping canal project without demolishing 'Ram Sethu'.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Friday that a new computerized system would soon be put in place to curb the menace of fake driving licenses, an issue encompassing 30 percent of the drivers in the country.
06 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday called for a change in policy to promote domestic use of bio-diesel in a context where bulk of the fuel produced in the country is being exported. Speaking at a bio-diesel conference here the minister said that in view of the amount of bio-diesel exports at present "we need to make necessary amendments in the government policy to change the situation".
12 Dec 2013
Itanagar: The Union Road Transport and Highways (RTH) Ministry has approved road construction of 6,418 km under Special Accelerated Road Development Project-North East for implementation of Phase A and the Arunachal Pradesh package of roads and highways.