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  • Ujjain: Top quality a must in road construction, maintenance works says Commissioner

    Ujjain: Divisional commissioner MB Ojha reviewed construction works during a divisional meeting of the public works department, state road corporation and project implementation unit officials, here on Tuesday. He instructed that the work of construction of major roads and buildings be completed in a time bound manner. Special attention should be paid to the quality of construction work, he added.

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    Maharashtra: Agriculture officer, 2 others arrested for taking Rs 5 lakh bribe from farmer

    Jalna: The Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested an agriculture officer and two others for allegedly taking Rs 5 lakh bribe from a farmer while promising him a better compensation for his trees cut for road construction. According to the ACB police inspector, Ajinath Kashinath, the complainant farmer’s land had been acquired for construction of the Nagpur-Mumbai Expressway at Mauj Deualgaon village in Jalna.

  • India’s Road Ahead

    Connectivity—through roads, rail or waterways— is vital for stable GDP growth. At the micro level, it offers better access to education and income opportunities. Within this framework, the present Government has been doing a lot. In order to understand these activities of the government more deeply and the impact it could have, Free Press Journal in conjunction with Moneycontrol, organised ‘India’s road ahead’. Gracing the event was

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    Ujjain: Road construction at Premchhaya Parisar to Mastram Akhada comes to a grinding halt

    Ujjain: The much-awaited road construction and road widening work between Chamunda Mata Mandir Choraha and New Road via Premchhaya Parisar-Bhaat Gali and Laal Maszid is unlikely to be accomplished as per plan. This was evident on Sunday with mayor Meena Jonwal surrendering under huge pressure mounted by pro-Hindu organisations and ordering the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) employees to immediately stop ongoing civil works.

  • Making India’s Road Ahead smoother: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari lays the roadmap

    Excerpts from the talk that Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the Government of India, gave at the India’s road to the future conference jointly organised by Free Press Journal and Moneycontrol on Saturday, 9 December 2017. The speech was delivered in Hindi, and given below are edited and translated excerpts from that talk.

  • Bhopal: Road construction work inaugurated

    Khetia: Road construction from village Bhadgone to Hanuman temple to village Tanda worth Rs 9.97 lakh was inaugurated in the presence of local MLA Deewan Singh Patel as the chief guest on Thursday. MLA appealed to the villagers to take benefits of all the government schemes and informed in detail about the same. Instructions were given to officials to complete the construction work that has been sanctioned. Sarpanch Makdibai Bajirao, former District

  • Over 2,000 road construction experts to attend conference

    Indore : Over 2,000 road construction experts and engineers from various parts of the country and abroad will arrive here to participate in the 76th Conference of Indian Road Congress to be held from December 18 to 22. Several Union Ministers would also attend the meet.

  • Satellites, drones to monitor road construction pace: Gadkari

    New Delhi:  The government has decided to use ISRO-aided satellites and drones to monitor its highways construction programme, aimed at fast-tracking building of roads in the country. “To ensure proper implementation of highways construction programmes as well as tree plantation drive, we have decided to deploy satellites and drones,” Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said.

  • Bridge to be constructed on Bakur River

    Sanawad : The eight km long unpaved way reaching to the Samadhi (memorial) was awaiting to be asphalted for around 4 decades. Demanding the road construction, the villagers protested as well. At last, the efforts paid well after the MLA Hitendra Singh Solanki took up the matter in his hands.