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JMRC: Metro Neo project on BRTS corridor

The Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation has plans to run low-cost Metro Neo service in the under utilized BRTS corridor. Metro neo can provide safe, eco-friendly, and reliable transportation without disturbing the existing infrastructure. It is reported that that Metro Neo service could easily replace buses in the 7.3-metre wide existing […]

Telangana regional ring road: Nitin Gadkari gives in-principle nod to ‘game-changer’ Rs 10,000-cr project

Minister for MSMEs and road transport & highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday gave in-principle approval for the construction of a Rs 10,000 crore regional ring road in Telangana. The 158-km ring road, on the northern part of the state, will be a game changer for the state, Union Minister of […]

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor: Nine bidders in the fray for Rs 500 cr Indian Railways project

Nine companies, including infrastructure major KEC International, Patel Infrastructure, and SCC-VRS (JV), have bid to undertake preparatory works for the Sabarmati maintenance depot of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor (package C-8).  The project cost is estimated to be around Rs 500 crore.  The National High Speed Rail Corporation invited bids for […]

Amazon India partners with Mahindra Electric to help fulfil its commitment towards electric mobility

Under the partnership, Amazon India has deployed close to a hundred Mahindra Treo Zor EVs in seven major cities, the companies said in a joint statement.  Amazon India and Mahindra Electric on Tuesday announced a partnership under which the ecommerce major has deployed the latter’s electric vehicles in its delivery […]

50% of Karnataka govt vehicles to be electric: Deputy CM

About 50 per cent of vehicles owned by the Karnataka government will be electric in the next 2-3 years to promote e-mobility and curb pollution, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Monday. Bengaluru: About 50 per cent of vehicles owned by the Karnataka government will be electric in […]

Few takers for electric vehicle charging stations in Bengaluru; Bescom to add 140

BENGALURU: While diesel and petrol prices were a record high in Bengaluru on Tuesday — Rs 86.21 and Rs 93.98, respectively — Bescom’s public electric vehicle charging stations in 70 locations across the city have only a few takers. Only 800-1,000 charging sessions are recorded in these stations every month. […]

PM Modi unveils Rs 3,000-crore railway connectivity projects in West Bengal

The commissioning of the 30 km long third line between Kalaikunda and Jhargram will improve mobility in the Kharagpur-Adityapur section as well as ensure seamless movement of passenger and freight trains on the Howrah-Mumbai trunk route.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated projects worth about Rs 3,000 crore in […]

Centre proposes ‘body wearable cameras’ for traffic police & transport dept officials to check corruption on roads

NEW DELHI: In a move to keep a check on corruption on the roads by traffic police and transport department personnel, the road transport ministry has proposed “body wearable cameras shall be explicitly used” while managing the traffic or carrying out any enforcement drive.  The draft rules under the amended […]

NHAI partners with technical institutes

 National Highways Authority of India  has signed MoUs  with 200 technical institutes to encourage them for voluntary adoption of highway stretches for research. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has stated that   NHAI has introduced an initiative to associate with reputed Institutes like IITs NITs and  AICTE approved engineering colleges […]

No road tax, registration fee on electric vehicles in Telangana from today

The exemption would be given only on the vehicles purchased and registered within Telangana state. Starting Wednesday, the Telangana government has exempted road tax and registration fee on purchase of various kinds of electric vehicles running on batteries, instead of fuel.  A government order to this effect was released by Sunil […]

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