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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Concerned over India accounting for highest number of global road fatalities, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has sought 100 percent Income Tax exemption on donations made to undertake approved road safety programmes.
28 Aug 2014
New Delhi: To improve safety for cyclists, Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has asked the Consumer Affairs ministry to update norms pertaining to bicycles.
14 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Banks are not willing to fund road projects and PPP projects in the sector are suffering as private players are reluctant to pitch in, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said in Lok Sabha on Thursday.
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.
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.