The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) cleared a Rs 3,120 crore project for four-laning of the 155 km Hoshpukur-Falakata-Salsalabari section of National Highway-31D in West Bengal. The project cost includes the cost of Rs 907.60 crore towards land acquisition, re-settlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities. The districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Coochbihar in West Bengal are cove
Highway projects worth costing less than Rs 500 crore may be approved by the Standing Finance Committee chaired by the union road transport and highways secretary. A proposal to this effect was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) recently. A statement released by CCEA said the committee will clear all p
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved proposals by Alstom SA and its subsidiaries to establish joint venture companies with Bharat Forge Ltd for manufacturing supercritical and sub-critical power equipment in India.
M Murali examines the key developments in the Indian roads sector and the huge potential to take the sector to a brighter 2016. India has the second largest road network in the world, aggregating 4.7 million km.