Road Transport

Be a job giver, not seeker, Gadkari tells students

Union Minister for Road Transport Nitin Gadkari  has urged students to try to be job giver rather than a seeker of employment.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Odisha govt to incentivise vehicle scrapping

Sources said, the State government is proposing to facilitate 6 per cent discount on the ex-showroom price of the new vehicle to be purchased by the owner.

published on : 10th September 2022

Rs 6.5-crore revenue in 10 months, KSRTC’s budget tourism a hit

The budget tourism project launched by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation last November has turned out to be a huge hit among travellers in the state.

published on : 29th August 2022

‘EV adoption in Delhi more than national average’

Jasmine Shah, vice chairperson of DDC, said road transport is responsible for more than 90% of all carbon emissions within the transportation industry.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Government makes location tracking device mandatory for vehicles carrying hazardous goods 

The ministry said it has been brought to the notice that vehicles, which are not under the ambit of the national permit, goods of hazardous nature, are not fitted with Vehicle Location Tracking Device

published on : 22nd August 2022

Road transport and highways sector has maximum number of delayed projects: Govt report

About the road transport and highways sector, the report stated that the total original cost of implementation of 825 projects when sanctioned, was Rs 4,90,792.42 crore.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Road transport and highways sector has maximum number of delayed projects: Govt report

In railways, out of 173 projects, 119 are delayed, while for petroleum, 90 out of 142 projects are delayed. In the road transport and highways sector, 300 out of 825 projects are delayed.

published on : 21st August 2022

GIS mapping of national highways runs into roadblock

With the revamping of the PM Gatishakti National Master Plan, the ministry asked the state governments and concerned agencies to upload details of alignments and mapping on the portal.

published on : 13th August 2022

'Transport agencies in 12 states don’t run buses for specially-abled': Centre

According to the Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry, 61 state transport undertakings (STUs),

published on : 1st August 2022

Central Institute of Road Transport team to share road design and tech with engineers

As part of the exercise, a series of workshops on road engineering will be held at Heavy Motor Vehicle Driver Training Institute in Chhatia between July 29 and August 6.

published on : 25th July 2022

1.65 lakh GPS-fitted public vehicles in India: MoRTH

At least 1.65 lakh public service vehicles are equipped with vehicle tracking devices and emergency buttons in the country.

published on : 24th July 2022

12 killed as Maharashtra-bound bus falls into Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh

The bus, belonging to the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), was believed to be carrying 30 to 32 people, another official said.

published on : 18th July 2022

Only 279 e-autos sold till now in Delhi

The computerised draw of lots for the allotment of 4,261 e-autos was held on February 14 with July 31 as the last date for registration.

published on : 9th 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

Tamil Nadu begins work on district-level panels to implement Centre's aid for hit-and-run victims

As per Centre's guidelines, a government order (GO) was passed last month, forming district-level committees with Collectors as chairpersons/claim settlement commissioners.

published on : 5th July 2022

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

Andhra Pradesh RTC earns highest single-day revenue of Rs 18.33 crore in summer

The RTC revenue has picked up momentum and it collected Rs 15.40 crore on January 17, thanks to the Sankranti festival season.

published on : 15th June 2022

Fuel price hike: Karnataka RTC fares may go up

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation is likely to increase the bus fare as the diesel prices have increased over the last few months.

published on : 14th June 2022

Gadkari sets target to construct 60 kms of highway per day

India's national highway construction slowed to 28.64 km a day in 2021-22 due to Covid-19 pandemic related disruptions and a longer-than-usual monsoon in some parts of the country.

published on : 7th 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
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