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India's longest highway tunnel to be inaugurated on April 2

Mumbai: Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, will inaugurate India's longest 10.89 km highway tunnel at Chenani Nashri in Jammu and Kashmir on April 2, 2017.


March 23, 2017

6604 km of national highway constructed till February

Mumbai: A total of 6,604 km out of the 15,000 km of target set for national highways in 2016-17 has been constructed by the end of February 2017, according to Mr P Radhakrishnan, M...

March 10, 2017

Cabinet approves 'Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan' for covering 6 crore rural households

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) to make 60 million rural households digitally literate by March 2019, with ...

February 09, 2017

Govt doubles highways target to 15,000 km in next fiscal

New Delhi: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has set a target of constructing 15,000 kms of highways during FY 2017-18, which is 50 per cent higher than the current fisca...

February 08, 2017

Rural Roads Target well within reach- Ministry of Rural Development

New Delhi: The Ministry of Rural Development is expecting to achieve its annual targeted length of 48,812 kilometers of rural roads by March 31, 2017 under the Pradhan Mantri Gram ...

January 27, 2017

Govt to take steps to boost private investment in roads, shipping

New Delhi: Mr Mansukh L Mandaviya, Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers, has stated that the Government aims to boost ...

January 20, 2017

Monetisation of 75 projects through toll-operate-transfer route to fetch funding for national highways: ICRA

Mumbai: The monetisation of 75 publicly funded highway projects of value Rs 35,600 crore (US$ 5.24 billion) via toll-operate-transfer (TOT) mode will fetch adequate funds to financ...

January 09, 2017

Abertis buys two Macquarie toll road assets for Rs1,000 crore

Mumbai: Abertis Infraestructuras SA, a Spanish infrastructure firm, has agreed to buy two toll road assets in operation in South India from Macquarie Group for Rs 1,000 crore (US$ ...

December 26, 2016
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