National Highways

Only four states have confirmed they have installed e-devices on highways

According to the road transport and highways ministry, union territories Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) have also given confirmation in this regard.

published on : 10th August 2022

Centre primarily responsible for National Highways upkeep: Minister Riyas

The Centre is primarily responsible for the maintenance of national highways in the state, PWD Minister P A Mohamed Riyas has said.

published on : 8th August 2022

Odisha among four states chosen for NH quality test

As part of the pilot project, around 2,000 km of National Highways will be inspected in each State in every quarter using the MIVs.

published on : 4th August 2022

NHAI debt stands at Rs 3.49 lakh crore

Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said the fund required by NHAI for debt servicing in 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2024-25 will be Rs 31,282 crore, Rs 31,909 crore and Rs 30,552 crore, respectively.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Dhenkanal town in Odisha shut down over NH-55 repair

Lawyers' association calls the protest peaceful, claims full public support

published on : 23rd July 2022

Hefty penalties on overloaded vehicles and cattle owners, CCTVs among proposals for safer highways

The panel has also suggested installation of CCTV cameras at every few kilometres at road development projects sites, even if they are at construction stage, for close monitoring of progress.

published on : 21st July 2022

CBI arrests NHAI CGM and Regional Officer Digvijay Mishra over graft charges

Digvijay Mishra, the Chief General Manager (CGM) and Regional Officer (RO) of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), was booked after receiving a complaint of corruption against him.

published on : 15th July 2022

Wheels set in motion for GPS-based toll collection system, Tamil Nadu yet to have road for scheme

Official sources from the NHAI said that upgrading roads with technical infrastructure for a GPS-based toll fee system will require a detailed study.

published on : 9th July 2022

NHAI proposes Tamil Nadu's first animal underpass in Dindigul district

Though 3 animal underpasses at Natham and Thuvarankurichi on the same road in the district have already been approved, NHAI officials said the Alagarmalai pass will be the first one to be put to use.

published on : 25th June 2022

Jammu and Kashmir highway remains closed for third day

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the third consecutive day on Thursday due to multiple landslides triggered by incessant rains.

published on : 24th June 2022

Thiruvallam service bridge on NH 66 remains a non-starter

NHAI regional office yet to submit revised DPR as per instructions of headquarters

published on : 16th June 2022

India's entire highway network to get GIS mapping

The mapping is being done by the Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG-N), Gandhi Nagar.

published on : 13th June 2022

Modi to launch revived Chennai Port-Maduravoyal project

This is the second time a PM will be laying a foundation stone for the project, which has been revived as a double decker after a decade. 

published on : 17th May 2022

Gadkari aims 18000 km of highways @50 km a day

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday announced an ambitious target of constructing 18,000 km of national highways in the ongoing fiscal by paving roads at a record speed of 50 km per day.

published on : 13th May 2022

Odisha: BJP busy taking credit for NH-143 while deadline extends till September

Rourkela MLA Sarada Prasad Nayak lambasted the lackadaisical approach of NHAI for the continuing suffering of commuters. 

published on : 9th May 2022

Speed guns on NHs to check speeding

NHAI conducts survey to install speed guns at accident-prone spots on national highways.

published on : 4th May 2022

Jumbo movement: Redesign for Nilgiris road

NHAI asks foresters to identify stretch where elephants were found roaming; move also to make commute easier

published on : 2nd May 2022

Vellore: National Highway officials remove encroachments on CMC Arcot Road

On April 11, the police department had removed encroachments from Long Bazaar, one of the busiest and most congested areas in the city.

published on : 22nd April 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

Attingal bypass: Highways body to move SC to vacate stay order 

Acquiring land belonging to Thiruvaratukavu Devi temple is the lone hurdle remaining

published on : 18th April 2022
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