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NHAI Launches New Surveillance System under Advanced Traffic Management System

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), launched a new surveillance system under its ongoing Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) project to ease the flow of traffic and operations on roads. To this end, the Centre’s autonomous agency already started deploying the surveillance system in various toll plazas in the country.

The NHAI’s parent organisation, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), opines that the new surveillance system will eliminate traffic congestion on roads especially on highways, which currently facilitate around 40 percent of trade and commerce in the country. The NHAI, under the supervision of the MoRTH, is further set to install the new surveillance system at 10 Toll plazas by 2018.

Over the next six months, the National Highways Authority of India is planning to position IP cameras at 10 major Toll gates to improve security at Toll gates. Later, it may implement the surveillance system in all the major Toll booths in the country. The n

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90 Liquor Shops on NH-44 Issued with Notice from NHAI after High Court Orders

The National Highways Authority of India has already started issuing notices to the owners of the liquor stores that are operating on the national highways without any prior approval and permission from the associated authorities. The same was issued after the orders from the Punjab and Haryana high court.

The project implementation unit of the Ambala branch of National Highways Authority of India has already initiated the process of issuing the notices to the illegal liquor stores in the stretch of NH-44. More than 90 such vendors have been issued with a noticed stretching from Panipat to Jalandhar on the National Highway no. 44. The process was deemed effective after the Punjab and Haryana high court (HC) issued a notice to NHAI to look into the matter and do the needful in compliance with the HC orders.

The noticed was passed on March 27th 2018 by the high court clarifying that no liquor vendors, surrounding the MC area but beyond the town, won’t be allowed to operate without any

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NHAI to Launch Ranking System for Toll Plazas

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), in a bid to enhance toll-gate maintenance and operations in the country, will soon launch a ranking system at all Toll booths. This initiative will bring to appraise the authorities on issues in tolling operations. The system has been proposed for more than 300 toll gantries.

Using the system, the NHAI will rank the Toll gates based on cleanliness, staff work, and the availability of emergency facilities and basic amenities at Toll plazas. The ranking system will identify loopholes in Toll booth operations and help the NHAI improve it.

The National Highways Authority of India intends to publish on its website the names of three Toll gates that ranked the highest among others. By creating healthy competition between plazas, the NHAI’s ranking system will encourage Toll administrators to provide best services to highway users.

In a similar initiative, the NHAI recently introduced Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) at several toll gates to

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NHAI to Hit Markets for Funding the Highway Development

As the need for better road infrastructure in India has bulged in recent times, the country’s highway sector has been pushing itself to modernise its roads and highways. To support the sector’s push, the Government of India has initiated several domestic and international highway projects that comply with global standards of engineering and quality, and has been trying to attract major investors to partially fund those projects and has succeeded so far.

In order to draw investors to fund the highway initiatives, the Central government had to first create an environment conducive to business and then look for investors to upon up India as a potential market. The government has been implementing various measures to drive the investors’ confidence in Indian markets and allowed its ministries to come up with plans to attract investments to the highway sector.

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), along with its highway wing, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), intro

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NHAI Introduces Aesthetic Lights to Glow Kota ‘Hanging Bridge’

Indian highways until now have been unable to cope up with the increasing size, weight, and number of vehicles. Congestion became commonplace with morning and evening rush hour traffic accumulating in narrow roads. Moreover, peak-hour traffic on bridges goes beyond the capacity of the general two-lane roads in India. Therefore, out of concern for the safety of the decaying bridge/ roads/ highways, construction of a new substitute is urgently needed.

Focusing on the agenda, in the recent past, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a six-lane bridge over Chambal River in Kota, Rajasthan. This long-awaited ‘Hanging Bridge’ benefits the residents of Hadouti region of Rajasthan and also helps to ease the traffic congestion in Kota city. Union Minister of Roads Transport and Highways, Mr Nitin Gadkari mentions that the new hanging bridge connects 14 National Highways passing through seven states and 28 prime cities of India.

Recently National Highway Authority of India introduces aesthe

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NHAI Administers Different Ways for Strict Monitoring of Road Conditions

With the overwhelming mishaps occurring on the roads and highways owing to the deteriorating conditions, the National Highways Authority of India has advised and implemented ways to mitigate these occurrences. These steps and advices have strictly administered by the authorities to cope with the overbearing mishaps and the degrading conditions of the roads.

The official statement was ruled out by National Highways Authority of India on March 05th 2018 addressing all the field officials stating that they are solely responsible for the strict monitoring of the battered road conditions. This doesn’t just limit to the stages of monitoring but also applies to how the officials are rectifying these damaged roads to enhance safety and induce smooth journey for the commuters.

The Chairman of this autonomous organisation, Mr Deepak Kumar has issued a statement saying that the damages would be levied and the concerned changes and modifications will be implemented if the contractor fails to liv

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National Highways of India are Transforming at a Breakneck Pace

A booming economy is ahead for India, the infrastructure growth is happening in an unparalleled manner. Ranging from Roadways to Railways and Steel to Software, every sector is witnessing this mega moment of the influx of investments. Even investors are feeling that it is the right time to test the waters. Among all the sectors, the highway sector is catching the eyes of the public for its unprecedented moves. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is one of the responsible factors that made this happen.

The National Highways Authority of India, which is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), is a statutory body, which was established by the parliament of India, to develop and maintain a major chunk of national highways. It has embarked on a mission to drive the development of national highways at a pace that had never happened before. Accordingly, it got immersed in projects like Bharatmala Pariyojana, which could complement the project

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