The exemption has been granted because these vehicles operate in remote and inhospitable terrains with most challenging operational and environmental conditions.Aug 02, 2019, 17:55 PM IST
Microdot technology involves spraying the body and parts of the vehicle or any other machine with microscopic dots, which give a unique identification. Use of this technology will help check theft of vehicles and also use of fake spare parts.Jul 29, 2019, 18:16 PM IST
It will be Modi government’s last full budget before Lok Sabha elections of 2019.Jan 11, 2018, 12:48 PM IST
The ministry last year launched the Integrated Bridge Management System (IBMS) to create data of all bridges and culverts in the country as part of steps to avert mishaps.Jul 02, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Road Ministry has asked taxi aggregators Ola and Uber to use taxi meters for calculation of fares and shun away the current practice of using GPS to do suchJul 30, 2016, 09:11 AM IST
The minister said he was given the uphill task of untangling investments worth Rs 1,80,000 crore in the sector due to lag in land acquisition, forest and environmental clearances.Dec 01, 2014, 13:47 PM IST
At present, road developers can exit projects only two years after beginning of commercial operations. For projects awarded before 2009, concessionaires at no point of time can exit projects fully.Aug 31, 2014, 11:49 AM IST
Repeated violations of traffic rules resulting in cancellation of driving license is likely to be one of the major amendments to the Bill.Jul 14, 2014, 13:32 PM IST
According to an official in the ministry, more autonomy or free hand is needed for decision making for speedy execution of highway projects.May 23, 2014, 15:45 PM IST
Closed-circuit televisions in buses and GPS facility in autos have been proposed by the Road Ministry to provide women a safer mode of public transport.Sep 27, 2013, 19:41 PM IST
Road Ministry set up a panel last month to probe into the recall of 1.14 lakh units of Chevrolet Tavera by General Motors India for violation of emission norms.Aug 07, 2013, 14:22 PM IST
In order to sharpen focus on road
safety in the New Year, the Road Transport Ministry will
launch various campaigns for a week from January 1.
In a bid to attract foreign investors to its ambitious highways building programme, the Road Transport Ministry plans to roll out projects worth USD 120 billion by 2016, a top official said.Nov 06, 2011, 17:09 PM IST
The decision to import heavy road construction equipment should have been minimized the delay, which did not happen.Aug 23, 2011, 21:42 PM IST
The road transport and highways
ministry on Wednesday said not a single kilometre of road has been
constructed in the Naxal-hit areas in the past one year even
though the projects were approved in February last year.
Not impressed by the ambitious
plans announced by Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal
Nath, the Planning Commission has advised the Ministry to fix
a "reasonable target" for construction of roads this year.