MoRTH begins real-time monitoring of toll plazas

March 2021

The MoRTH has begun real-time monitoring of toll plazas across the country to deal with traffic congestion at toll plazas/city roads/highways. To this end, it is using a central monitoring system along with an analytics […]

NHAI InvIT to replace urban with rural roads

February 2021

The InvIT by NHAI, which is expected to enter the market by the end of this fiscal year, is likely to undergo changes to suit prospective bidders better. The government is awaiting approval from the […]

At least six firms submit bids for TOT Bundle V

February 2021

At least six firms, including the Canadian institutional investor, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Singapore-based Cube Highways, have submitted bids to take on the long-term lease of a 159.5 km highway […]

BRNL signs a deal to sell road project in Odisha

February 2021

Bharat Road Network Limited (BRNL) has signed an agreement with India Highway Concession Trust, an infrastructure investment trust set up by CDPQ, a global investor, for the sale of a build-operate-transfer road project in Odisha. […]

NHAI to use software to track delays in file processing

January 2021

NHAI is planning to deploy software to track files, curb red-tapism and enhance transparency. Besides, it will soon introduce a project management consultancy system to provide alignment, land acquisition, forest environment clearance, utility shifting, construction, […]

NHAI readies for the launch of first government-sponsored InvIT

January 2021

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is expected to operationalise the country’s first government-sponsored infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) by March 2021. Reportedly, about six road assets worth Rs 50 billion have received in-principle approval […]

MoRTH year-end review

January 2021

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has come up with a year-end review of the road sector. The length of national highways has increased from 91,287 km in April 2014 to about 136,155 […]

FASTag users cross 20 million count

November 2020

NHAI has announced that the number of FASTag users in the country has crossed the 20 million mark, registering a growth of 400 per cent in a year. This has increased the total toll collection […]

IL&FS finalises InvIT structure for road assets

November 2020

Reportedly, Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services [IL&FS] Limited has finalised the infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) structure for its road assets in order to resolve its debt of about Rs 150 billion. IL&FS has set up […]

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