31 Oct 2014
New Delhi: In a major development, the Union Government on Friday announced the two major reforms in the road sector-- modernising 350 toll plazas across the country with electronics facility and making highways with less than Rs 50 crore investment toll-free-- that are expected to save Rs 60,000 crore in fuel bills.
15 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Road Transport, Shipping and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said his shipping ministry will soon start a project to convert water bodies into water ports to boost the inland water transport system.
28 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal seeking to empower the Road Transport Ministry to amend the Model Concession Agreement (MCA) and the mode of project delivery, as per its requirements.
16 Sep 2014
New Delhi: A mandatory driving licence and a maximum speed limit of 25 km per hour are among the conditions that the central government will impose for allowing plying of e-rickshaws, which had been banned by the Delhi High Court for want of regulations.
27 Aug 2014
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Opposition Leader Tamiyo Taga has urged the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to support the state for effective development of its road network.
01 Sep 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to reduce the number of road accidents in the country by adopting international best practices, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will introduce the new Motor Vehicles Bill in the next session of Parliament.
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.
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.
15 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Stalled highways projects worth Rs 1,80,000 crore will be rolled out in a month's span after ironing out hurdles like delays in land acquisition and green nods, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday.