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  • India’s Road Ahead: Delhi-Mumbai highway to have lane for electric trucks, says Nitin Gadkari

    Mumbai : In order to tackle emission levels in cities like Mumbai and New Delhi, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari  and his ministry is working towards setting up a special roadway along the dedicated freight corridor (DFC) for lanes which would allow only electric trucks along the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial corridor (DMIC).

  • India's Road Ahead

    Nitin Gadkari to empower ‘India’s Road Ahead’: A conference by Free Press Journal and Moneycontrol

    Mumbai: Despite India being the second largest road network in the world, there is a constant need for the network to evolve and add more roads to this network if we want to connect the ever-growing population of the country. At the same time, as was clear when the US suffered the crippling economic depression of the 1930s, there is nothing like road-building to provide jobs and to catalyse economic growth.

  • India’s Road Ahead: Subsurface engineering is the buzzword

    Newer technologies have not only helped address India’s infrastructure issues but also helped in many other domains, said Union Minister for Transport, Nitin Gadkari, while inaugurating a School of Subsurface Engineering by MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU).

  • India’s Road Ahead conference by Free Press Journal and Moneycontrol: Meet the panelists

    Despite India being the second largest road network in the world, there is a constant need for the network to evolve and add more roads to this network if we want to connect the ever-growing population of the country. At the same time, as was clear when the US suffered the crippling economic depression of the 1930s, there is nothing like road-building to provide jobs and to catalyse economic growth.

  • Why India’s road ahead is a rather promising one

    Never before has the scope of the roads sector been enhanced as with the current government, and under the ministership of Nitin Gadkari. Today, the National highways — which accounted for anywhere between 55,000-70,000 km out of 3.5 million km of roadways in India  — has been expanded to account for around 2 lakh km. This has become possible because roads that used to belong to the state have

  • For whom the roads toll, and for whom they don’t

    Collection of fees through electronic means was just about 5 percent of total toll collections in October-November 2016. This rose to about 11 percent by mid-December.

  • Samruddhi Mahamarg: How MSRDC is paving the way for Nagpur-Mumbai expressway

    With every passing day, Maharashtra’s ‘Samruddhi Mahamarg’ dream is coming closer to reality. As of now, the land acquisition process as well as tender for bidding of agencies are in progress. The execution responsibility of this project lies in the hands of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC).

  • New manpower for boring machines

    New Delhi: Newer technologies have not only helped address India’s infrastructure issues but also helped in many other domains, said Union Minister for Transport, Nitin Gadkari, while inaugurating a School of Subsurface Engineering by MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU).