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Centre approves mega scheme for improving road infra in 35 worst affected Naxal districts

NEW DELHI: The Union Government on Wednesday approved a Centrally-sponsored road connectivity scheme for 35 districts worst affected by Naxalism and nine other critical districts with an outlay of over Rs 11, 724 crore entailing construction/upgradation of over 5,411 km of roads besides erection of 126 bridges. The Cabinet Committee ...

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Chardham highway project: PM Modi lays foundation stone in Dehradun

Dehradun: PM Narendra Modi today lay the foundation stone for the Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun. The Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna, or the Chardham highway development project, is an ambitious initiative to improve connectivity to the Char Dham pilgrimage centres in the Himalayas. The project’s main objective is ...

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Now track progress of highway development online

Indian government has launched three innovative IT initiatives ePACE, INFRACON and an updated version of INAMPRO. It has been developed in house by NHIDCL (National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd.) for the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. ePACE (Project Appraisal and Continuing Enhancement) It is an online integrated ...

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Govt. to set up 20 water recycling plant in Ganga : Nitin Gadhkari

The union government is working ‘effortlessly’ to preserve ecology by establishing 20 water recycling plants along the river Ganges and thereby creating massive employment opportunities, said Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadhkari. He further said that developing waterways will resolve or rather “minimize” pollution. The government has already ...

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Centre to spend Rs. 1 lakh crore for roads in Karnataka: Nitin Gadkari at Invest Karnataka 2016

Indian IT capital Bengaluru’s traffic condition didn’t spare even the prestigious Invest Karnataka 2016 summit as many industrial moguls including Infosys founder Mr. NR Narayana Murthy has requested the Chief Minister of the state Mr. Siddaramaiah to make the city “livable” for its inhabitants. While mqany big IT firms encourage ...

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