PACE OF HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION ALL TIME HIGH

“American roads are not good because America is rich, but America is rich because American roads are good”. This was stated by former US President John F. Kennedy. The above is often quoted by our Hon’ble Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari ji to motivate Highway Professionals, for whom this is the ‘mantra’. No nation can develop…

MAKING ROAD SAFETY A SOCIAL MOVEMENT

The National Road Safety Month – 2021 is being observed in the country from 18 January to 17 February. Normally, road safety week is organised every year to create awareness about the issue. But this year, it has been made a month-long event to send a message that road safety is of paramount importance for…

India moving towards the FASTag era

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) recently extended the deadline for collection of toll charges through only FASTag on National Highways till 15 February, 2021. There is considerable excitement among people about FASTag. More and more people are switching to this smart and digital mode of payment at toll plazas across the country,…

ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH GREEN HIGHWAYS

Awareness about preserving the environment has increased manifold in the last few years. There is greater sensitivity within the Government as well as civil society as a whole for making the Mother Earth a better place to live in. There is a general consensus now that development has to happen but not at the cost…

TOWARDS SAFER ROADS

You think of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) and get a picture of roads, highways, contractors etc in your mind. But construction of Roads / National Highways is just one of the major functions of the Ministry. Besides building good quality roads, bridges, highways, the Ministry is engaged in a number of activities…