The importance of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) can be gauged by its regulation of national highways across the country. For nearly two years, NHAI was headless as the position of full-time Chairman fell vacant. And finally, Raghav Chandra has taken over as Chairman.
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has around 250 projects across the country and has completed around 400 projects in the past. The authority is expected to spend $15-16 billion in the year 2016-17. With this, the sale of construction equipment has grown upwards drastically.
For nearly two years, NHAI was headless as the position of full-time chairman fell vacant. Finally, Raghav Chandra took over as chairman in 2015. And in his new position, he is well on the way to make a huge impact and change the future of highways in the country. Ready for action, he shares his plans.
RAGHAV CHANDRA Chairman, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Raghav Chandra has been at the helm of paving the roadways for India, and last month, he received the award for the CONSTRUCTION WORLD Man of the Year 2016 - Public Sector at the 14th CW Annual Awards in Mumbai.
Seventeen winners, 300 attendees, and for the first time, the CW Annual Awards went live and recorded an online viewership of over 3,500 from India and across the world. This was the 14th Construction World Annual Awards 2016, organised on October 21st at Hotel Four Seasons in Mumbai.
Tata Projects has contributed towards accelerating India´s progress with several urban infrastructure projects under construction. Vinayak Deshpande, Managing Director, received the award with evident pride with Vivek Singhal, COO (Urban Infrastructure).