Ministry of Road Transport

Will Centre’s vehicle renewal norms put an end to Telangana's Green Tax?

The renewal fee, as per the notification issued on October 5, is eight times more than the cost of registering a new vehicle. 

published on : 11th October 2021

Centre sanctions Rs 928 crore for expansion of NH-63 in Telangana

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned Rs 928.41 crore for the expansion of NH-63 into a four-lane road from ORR Appa Junction in Hyderabad to Manneguda in Vikarabad.

published on : 7th October 2021

Concern over NHAI debt unwarranted: Chairman Aramane

“We typically take up roads which are commercially viable, where the cost of funds is less than the internal rate of return (IRR) of new projects.

published on : 25th September 2021

National Green Tribunal wants detailed report on road widening proposal in Telangana's Kawal Tiger Reserve

The NGT also wanted an assessment of possible damage and ways to prevent it. 

published on : 30th August 2021

Centre brings new 'BH' registration series for vehicles to ensure seamless transfer across states

This scheme will facilitate free movement of personal vehicles across states/union territories of India upon relocation.

published on : 28th August 2021

Telangana road transport authorities not keen on implementing Centre’s new driver’s licence rules

Telangana's road transport authorities remain reluctant to adopt the Union Ministry's new rules that include the provision of obtaining a driving license without appearing for a driving test.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Wear BIS standard helmets to avoid road accidents: Andhra DGP

According to a report by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Andhra Pradesh stands on the eighth spot in the number of road mishaps recorded in a year.

published on : 20th July 2021

Govt extends validity of motor vehicle documents till September 30

This covers all documents whose validity has expired since Feb 1, 2020, or would expire by September 30, 2021. 

published on : 17th June 2021

Transport Ministry proposes exemption of battery operated vehicles from RC issue, renewal fees

The ministry in a statement said that comments from general public and all stakeholders have been sought within a period of 30 days from the date of issuance of this draft notification.

published on : 1st June 2021

NH projects in AP get Rs 6K cr from Centre

In 2020-21, the MoRTH approved an annual plan with an outlay of Rs 1,430 crore and further enhanced it to Rs 2,702 crore.

published on : 29th May 2021

Centre asks states to carry out special COVID vaccination drive for oxygen tanker drivers

The ministry said it has urged all state and UTs to quickly skill the drivers with training in handling of hazardous chemicals and liquid oxygen through short programmes and apprenticeships.

published on : 21st May 2021

Centre asks NHAI, automakers to tighten IT security after cyber attack threats

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said it has received an alert from the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) about possible cyber attacks.

published on : 21st March 2021

SC notice to Centre on plea for mandatory common utility duct along highways

The plea sought directions to the government to ensure that all public utility service providers mandatorily use the facilities and avoid unnecessary re-digging or trenching of roadways.

published on : 17th March 2021