29 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Setting himself a target of building 30 kms of roads a day, the 'flyover man' from Maharashtra, Nitin Gadkari, will need to ensure consistent investment flows and easier regulations to turn around the crisis-hit highways sector in the new year.
16 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government has shut down 62 toll booths on roads and highways and is proposing to do away with toll charges on roads built at less than Rs 100 crore, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
18 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Coming down hard on cement makers for indulging in price " cartelisation" in roads and highways space, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned them against "exaggerated exploitation" in name of earning profits. New Delhi: Coming down hard on cement makers for indulging in price " cartelisation" in roads and highways space, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned them against "exaggerated exploitation" in name of earning profits.
28 Jan 2015
New Delhi: National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) would construct 3,586 kms of highways worth Rs 34,300 crore in tough terrains, including the North-East, in the first tranche, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.
20 Jan 2015
Basti: Waterways development will be the top priority for NDA government due to its lower fare cost compared to rail and road transport, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday.
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.
16 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Oscar Fernandes has been given the additional charge of Ministry of Labour and Employment following the death of Sis Ram Ola.
13 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The government has decided to construct highways in extremist-hit states in mission mode as these are harbinger of economic prosperity, Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
22 Oct 2013
New Delhi: In a recent development, General Motors (GM) India has resumed the production of Chevrolet Tavera MUV three months after it stopped the production of the model due to issues concerning the vehicle’s exhaust system.
24 Dec 2014
Kolkata: The central government is looking at ways to generate extra revenue from the highways, according to union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who handles the shipping, road transport and highways portfolio.