Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Transport Ministry issues notification for 'Bharat New Car Assessment Programme'

The government has set 1st April 2023 as the date of applicability for the new programme. 

published on : 25th June 2022

Road accidents in Andhra Pradesh decreased by 11.3 per cent in 2020

The number of accidental deaths decreased this year as 1,704 deaths were reported in 2020 as against 2,036 in 2019.

published on : 30th May 2022

Centre makes ‘concrete’ push for green roads

25% pre-cast concrete mandatory in highway projects; aimed at checking dust pollution & expediting construction

published on : 18th April 2022

Hill tunnel link planned for Jeypore-Koraput stretch in Odisha 

The system will reduce distance between the two towns by 4 km

published on : 18th April 2022

Road Ministry sets up standing committee under 'hit and run motor accident scheme' 

The road ministry has constituted a standing committee under a scheme to provide higher compensation to road accidents victims.

published on : 6th April 2022

Regulatory structure mooted for road safety

The states and UTs have also been allowed to induct or co-opt any other stakeholder on the panel but substitutions are not permitted.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Road ministry makes significant progress under 'Gati Shakti' national plan

As part of PM Gati Shakti NMP, the ministry plans to develop 22 greenfield expressways, 23 other key infrastructure projects, other highway projects, and 35 multi-modal logistics parks.

published on : 15th February 2022

Ministry proposes 40 kmph speed limit for motorcycles with child pillion passenger

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in a draft notification has also proposed that the driver shall ensure that the child pillion passenger, aged between 9 months & 4 years, must wear a helmet

published on : 26th October 2021

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

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