MoRTH signs MoU with IL&FS for construction of Zojila tunnel

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) under the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), on Tuesday, signed a MoU with M/S IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd for construction of the 14.150 km long, 2-lane bi-directional Zojila Tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir. This would be India’s longest

MoRTH examines progress of India-Nepal Road Connectivity Projects

By Accommodation Times Bureau The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH)  held a meeting last week to review the progress of the India-Nepal road connectivity projects. The following is the status of the various projects: Mechi River Bridge project to be implemented at the Indo-Nepal border is on track. Letter of

Expansion of Highways Network under Bharatmala Project

By Accommodation Times Bureau The Cabinet has accorded approval to the investment proposal for the programme Bharatmala Pariyojana (BMP) Phase I on 24th October 2017 for 34,800 km and outlay of Rs 5, 35,000 crore. There are six components under this approved programme: i Economic Corridors 9,000 km ii Inter corridors and Feeder Roads 6,000 km iii National Corridors

Four lane roads in Himachal Pradesh

By Accommodation Times Bureau This Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) is primarily responsible for development and maintenance of National Highways network in the country. During the last three years and the current year, five National Highway projects have been sanctioned/awarded in Himachal Pradesh for four lane construction as per

Highway Projects to constructed under Hybrid Annuity model

By Accommodation Times News Service The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Hybrid Annuity Model as one of the modes of delivery for implementing the Highway Projects. Adopting such a model for projects not found viable on BOT

Deadline set for infra projects to be ready by 2014: PM

By Accommodation Times News Service A meeting of the Steering Group appointed by the Prime Minister to accelerate Infrastructure Investment in its first meeting has finalized deadlines with time lines for the intermediate steps for key infrastructure projects. The progress on the intermediate steps will be monitored on a regular basis.  The

Important bottlenecks in development of road sector resolved

By Accommodation Times News Service The Cabinet Committee on Investment was informed today that some of the bottlenecks identified by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) for the fast-track implementation of National Highways Development Project (NHDP) have now been removed as a result of the efforts made by the