Farmers’ Protest: NHAI suffers Rs 2,731 crore loss, over Rs 35 crore for Railways

National Highways Authority of India suffered a revenue loss of Rs 2,731.32 due to the farmers' protests in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari informed Rajya Sabha on December 1.

Dec 02, 2021, 17:26 PM IST

NHAI Recruitment 2021: Apply for Deputy manager posts at recruitment.nta.nic.in, details here

The interested and eligible candidates can apply for NHAI Recruitment 2021 on recruitment.nta.nic.in.

Nov 11, 2021, 22:09 PM IST

NHAI a 'gold mine,' Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to fetch Rs 1,000 to 1,500 crore revenue every month: Nitin Gadkari

The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is likely to be completed by March 2023 and is being built as part of the first phase of the 'Bharatmala Pariyojana'. The eight-lane expressway, covering Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, is expected to halve the commute time between the national capital and the country's financial hub from nearly 24 hours to 12 hours.

Sep 19, 2021, 13:18 PM IST

Emergency landing strip for IAF planes on Barmer national highway inaugurated, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari attend

The NHAI has developed the 3-km section of Satta-Gandhav stretch of NH-925 as an ELF for the IAF. In October 2017, fighter jets and transport planes of the IAF had conducted mock landings on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway to show that such highways can be used by the IAF planes for landing in case of an emergency.

Sep 09, 2021, 12:18 PM IST

CBI arrests impersonator posing as NHAI chairman

Searches were conducted at eight premises including at Delhi, Kolkata, Madhubani & Bokaro Steel City which led to recovery of various incriminating documents.

Aug 06, 2021, 13:06 PM IST

NHAI brings new guidelines for toll plazas: Maximum 10-sec service time, no queue beyond 100 metres for vehicles

For this purpose, a yellow line at a distance of 100 meters from the toll booth will be marked in each toll lane, the NHAI said, adding that this is to inculcate a further sense of accountability in toll plaza operators. The NHAI said these guidelines are aimed at ensuring "minimal waiting time at the toll plazas".

May 28, 2021, 23:20 PM IST

Delhi to Meerut travel time reduces to 50 minutes, Expressway opens from April 1

Earlier, it used to over 2 hours to cover the distance between Delhi and Meerut.

Mar 31, 2021, 17:58 PM IST

Here's how to get free FASTag at toll plazas till March 1

In addition to the above, a ‘Check Balance Status' feature has been added to the ‘My FASTag App’. The app will show the FASTag wallet balance status in colour codes — green for a tag with sufficient balance, orange for low balance, and red for those in negative, said the release. 

Feb 19, 2021, 22:08 PM IST

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari calls for reducing road accidents by half by 2025

The Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari has asked state governments to accord top priority to road safety, in a statement released by the ministry. Nitin Gadkari was addressing 19th meeting of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) on Tuesday (January 19) in New Delhi. he meeting was attended by Transport Ministers from the states of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.

Jan 20, 2021, 16:21 PM IST

Time to show incompetent officers the door: Nitin Gadkari slams corrupt NHAI officials; watch

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari reprimanded officials during a National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) programme.

Oct 30, 2020, 02:06 AM IST

NHAI awards highest length of projects during April-August of FY21 amid COVID-19 challenges

From April to August 2020, NHAI has awarded 26 projects of 744 km length as compared to 676 km in FY 2019-20, 368 km in FY-2018-19, and 504 km in FY 2017-18, according to NHAI.  

Aug 31, 2020, 22:56 PM IST

Maharashtra pattern 'Jal Kranti' can change farmers' fate, fast-track highways network: Nitin Gadkari

'Jal Kranti', a brainchild of the Road Transport, Highways, and MSME Minister Gadkari, entails excavation or dredging of ponds in drought-prone areas to ensure rainwater harvesting and recharge of groundwater. 

Aug 21, 2020, 02:02 AM IST

NHAI invites bids for three packages for Delhi-Mumbai expressway

The three packages under Sohna-Mumbai expressway includes a 58-km stretch that passes through Delhi with an aim to decongest Delhi in the coming years.

Aug 03, 2020, 17:20 PM IST

India to get bullet trains on 7 new routes soon; NHAI to acquire land for high-speed trains tracks

The country will soon have a vast network of high-speed bullet trains on seven new routes and to expedite the project, the Indian Railways along with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will begin the process of acquiring additional land.

Jul 30, 2020, 11:50 AM IST

NHAI approves Rs 55 crore project for beautification, civil work of Ayodhya bypass

Bids for beautification work of Ayodhya underpass have been also invited.

Jul 28, 2020, 16:07 PM IST

NHAI to set up InvIT for investment in highway sector

As NHAI InvIT will be the first InvIT to be sponsored by any government or semi-government entity in the country, it is important to have a professional management structure for the investment manager.

Jul 02, 2020, 16:39 PM IST

NHAI to start toll collection on national highways from April 20

The Centre has allowed the NHAI to start toll collection on national highways from April 20. The tolling operations were earlier planned to resume from April 15, a day after the end of the first phase of the lockdown. However, the lockdown was extended till May 3.

Apr 18, 2020, 07:22 AM IST

FASTag: NHAI achieves new milestones in transactions at toll plazas

With the implementation of Electronic Toll Collection through FASTag from December 15, 2019, the sale of FASTags has picked up substantially. Over 1.15 crore FASTags have already been issued, with more than 1 lakh being issued every day. 

Dec 31, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Government extends FASTag rollout date from December 1 to 15

For ease in availability of FASTag, NHAI has also launched MyFASTag APP to provide all information regarding the FASTag. 

Nov 29, 2019, 23:01 PM IST

FASTag sale registers 330% growth; over 70 lakh sold till November 27

The National Electronic Toll Collection (FASTag) programme will remove bottlenecks and ensure seamless movement of traffic and collection of user fees as per the notified rates, using passive Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.

Nov 27, 2019, 22:31 PM IST