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NHAI awarded Highest Length of Projects during FY 20-21 till date as compared to last three years during the same period

Despite challenges due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded highest length of projects during FY 2020-21 till date as compared to the projects awarded during same period in last three years.  As per NHAI during April to August 2020, NHAI has awarded 26 projects of 744 km length as ...

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Coastal Shipping requires urgent attention

Water transport is the preferred mode of transport all over the world as it is economical, cost saving, less prone to pilferage and damage, reduces road congestion and accidents, clean and green mode of transport and proved to be a valuable asset during emergencies and calamities. Coastal shipping is ideal for carriage of both dry and liquid bulk cargoes. India ...

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Finance Minister  releases Report of the Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline for 2019-2025

To achieve the GDP of $5 trillion by 2024-25, India needs to spend about $1.4 trillion (Rs. 100 lakh crore) over these years on infrastructure. In the past decade (FY 2008-17), India invested about $1.1 trillion on infrastructure. The challenge is to step-up annual infrastructure investment so that lack of infrastructure does not become a binding constraint on the growth ...

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Admiral Sunil Lanba commissions Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Training Facility – ABHEDYA, at INS Shivaji, Lonavala 

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM AVSM ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff commissioned a state of the art  “Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Training Facility – ABHEDYA”, at  INS Shivaji, Lonavla today. The ceremony was attended by a host of dignitaries including VAdm AK Chawla, FOC-in-C Southern Naval Command, VAdm GS Pabby, Chief of Materiel &Cmde BB Nagpal CMD, GSL. M/s. GSL had ...

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Government allocates Rs.64,587 Crore for Railways in 2019-20 

In the Interim Budget 2019-20, the Railways has been allocated Rs.64,587 crore.  The Railways’ overall capital expenditure programme is of Rs.1,58,658 crore.  This was stated by the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal, while presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today.      Shri Piyush Goyal said  – “Indian Railways has experienced the ...

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Develop Adequate Infrastructural and Service Facilities to Expedite Industrialization

Make in India’ programme which was started about four years back by the India government, has motivated some of the states in the country to start industrialization programme in their respective states. In this regard, very promptly the government of Odisha organized the First ‘Make in Odisha’ Conclave in Novermner 2016 and the Second one in November 2018 both at ...

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PM inaugurates Jharsuguda Airport

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi yesterday inaugurated a new airport in Jharsuguda – also known as the powerhouse of Odisha. Governor of Odisha, Prof. Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister of the State, Shri Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri. Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri. ...

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Development of Major Ports 

   The Minister of State for Shipping and Finance Shri Pon Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that to make use of the complementarity between development of inland water transportation and major ports, under Section 111 of the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963, directions have been issued by the Government on 18th April, 2018 to five ...

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Declaration of State Roads as NHs 

The Minister of State for Road Transport and Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that the details of State Roads/ Highways declared as new NHs in the country during last three years and the current year are as follows- (Length in km)   Sr. No. State ...

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Expenditure on Construction of Highways and Roads 

The Minister of State for Road Transport and Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that the allocation of funds and expenditure incurred for development of NHs / roads under the various  schemes of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highwaysduring 2017-18 was Rs. 1,09,453.84 crore and Rs. ...

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