The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Federal Ministry of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology of the Republic of Austria on technology cooperation in the road infrastructure sector on Wednesday.
Gateway Distriparks Limited has announced that the fifth rail-linked container terminal of its subsidiary, Gateway Rail Freight Limited at Viramgam near Ahmedabad has been notified by Western Railway for handling container traffic. The terminal will be a double stack switching hub for the company on the North-West trade route.
Odisha has played a pivotal role in the emergence and growth of the steel industry in the country. Blessed with abundant iron ore, the state made rapid strides in steel. Besides iron ore (32.9 per cent of the countryÂ´s reserves), Odisha has abundant reserves of bauxite (59.95 per cent), chromite (98.4 per cent), coal (24.8 per cent) and manganese (67.6 per cent), which provide immense opportunities.
We travel in order to reach our destinations; we do not travel to die. Yet, that is exactly what 1.3 million road travelers do every year - die! It is unbelievable, but true - that globally, road traffic injuries claim more than 1.3 million lives each year and have a huge impact on health and development.
India and China have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for mutual benefit on roads and road transportation matters. The two sides have recognised the importance of roads and road transportation in the economic development process of each participant country, within their respective national policy framework.
Highways will continue to be sluggish until the unattractive Phase IV projects are completed. With the road sector is poised to undergo a further change in the coming years, the industry as a whole, needs to continue tapping the advantages of road transportation more efficiently and optimally than ever before, writes Bhavik Damodar. The road transportation sector continues to struggle to cater to the countryÂ’s size and widely spread consumption hubs.