Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met secretaries of key infrastructure ministries like power and road and highways to review individual sectors` development targets that need to be achieved by the current fiscal end.
Having recently cleared stalled highway projects worth Rs 40,000 crore, the government is now set to sort out issues relating to pending schemes involving an expenditure of Rs 35,000 crore over the next 8-10 days.
On the first death anniversary of her father Ashok Chopra, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Tuesday announced that a street has been named as `Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Ashok Chopra Marg`. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was also present at the event.
With civil contractors reluctant to take up road construction work in Naxal-hit areas, the CRPF has for the first time taken upon itself to build a 7 km stretch in the Maoist hotbed of Sukma in Chhattisgarh.
The Bihar government has registered a significant achievement by linking all district headquarters of the state with Patna and now it takes maximum six hours by road to reach the state capital from any of the district headquarters town.
Four persons were killed and at least nine others injured on Friday when the mini truck they were travelling in dashed against a truck parked near a village on Hisar-Delhi National Highway, police said here.
The proposed Road Regulatory Authority, to be constituted for easing financial stress, construction risk and contract management in the sector, is likely to be a three-member body with a Chairman and two members.