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Roads on a Hot Streak

Roads on a Hot Streak

Sustained government thrust through policy changes, investments and proactive addressing of nagging issues, has placed the roads sector in what could be its best growth trajectory yet.

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NHAI awards nearly Rs.4,000 cr highway projects in Karnataka

NHAI awards nearly Rs.4,000 cr highway projects in Karnataka

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded two contracts worth Rs.3,918 crore in Karnataka under NHDP. The projects on NH 63 include ´four-laning of Hubli-Hospet section at Rs.2,293 crore to BSCPL-KNR (JV) and four-six laning of Hospet-Bellary-Karnataka/AP border Section for Rs.1,625 crore to Gammon India Ltd,´ the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said.

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National Civil Aviation Policy to develop infra, boost tourism

National Civil Aviation Policy to develop infra, boost tourism

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, Minister of Civil Aviation, has said that the government has taken a number of initiatives to make tourism affordable and accessible to the international traveller. He was speaking at a plenary session on ‘Core Infrastructure for Tourism’ at the Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit organised by the Ministry of Tourism in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Tourism Finance Corporation of India.

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G Infra bags Rs.400-cr project from NHAI

G Infra bags Rs.400-cr project from NHAI

G Infra has bagged a Rs.400 crore project from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for two-laning a road connecting two highways in Rajasthan. ´The 62 km long Tonk-Sawaimadhopur section would be executed on EPC mode and completed in two years from the date of commencement of the project,´ the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement.

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Centre selects Vadodara-Mumbai-JNPT Corridor for upgradation

Centre selects Vadodara-Mumbai-JNPT Corridor for upgradation

The Central government has selected the Vadodara to Mumbai National Highway corridor to be upgraded to an Expressway. The government has already approved the feasibility study for this corridor. Meanwhile, the entire stretch of the Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway is proposed to be constructed in three phases, that includes Vadodara to Talasari (phase I), Talasari to Shirsad and Shirsad-Panvel (phase II) and Shirsad to Dhisar (phase III).