green highway corridors
Green National Highways Corridor Project (GNHCP) in five states has been fast-tracked and the first stretch of green highway being built under the drive in Rajasthan is expected to be commissioned by December 2021. Last year the Central government had signed an agreement for a $500 million project with the World Bank to develop the GNHCP across four states – Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.

The plan is to construct five to six green and safe national highways, which have been divided into 23 stretches, as part of the corridor. The entire project is expected to be completed by the end of 2024 fiscal. The total cost of the project is estimated to be around ₹7,662 crore, of which the World Bank is contributing ₹3,500 crore. The USP of a green highway is in its construction and when compared to a normal highway, a green highway uses greener construction technologies. The green techniques that are to be adopted include the maximum use of local materials, stabilization of soils to reduce the need for crushed stone, use of waste products such as fly ash, recycling asphalt and granular pavements, bio-engineering solutions, water conservation and harvesting techniques, designing for resilience to climate change impacts, and solar lightings. The GNHCP is being overseen directly by the ministry and the World Bank and neither NHAI nor any state PWD is involved in the execution of this project.
H.G. Infra Engineering has been declared as L-1 bidder by the National Highways Authority of India for two HAM projects involving an investment of

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India has planned to build about one lakh kms of road network to achieve the laid down targets of 2 lakh kms of road lengths in the next four years

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The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has announced the approval of ₹4,347 crore for multiple road projects across the country

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The Noida authority has expedited work on the twin elevated road projects including the Chilla elevated road, which will decongest traffic on the

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The National Highways Authority of India has hastened the process of widening the congested 16-km elevated Edappally-Aroor NH Bypass on NH 66

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The two roads linking Bhadohi and Chandauli with Varanasi will now be converted into four to six-lane roads and the state PWD will execute these projects

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The National Highways Authority of India has invited bids for the construction of a four-lane spur of Meerut-Garhmukteshwar section of the highway

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The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned ₹928.41 crore for the expansion of the existing NH-63 into a four-lane road from ORR Appa

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Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry has planned to build a 30-km long elevated corridor in Kanpur. It has initiated the process of preparing a detailed project report (DPR) for the Ganga link expressway

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has laid the foundation for upgrading a road connecting the state capital of Meghalaya, Shillong with Dawki town, along the Indo-Bangladesh border involving ₹1,600 crore

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The National Highways Authority of India has invited bids for construction work on the Patan-Gojariya section of the highway in Gujarat. It involves ₹875.83 crore investment. The scope of work includes the construction of a

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G R Infraprojects has received a letter of award for ₹951 crore new projects in Punjab. The scope of work in the project involves the construction of four and six-lane greenfield Ludhiana - Rupnagar National Highway No

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Road Transport and Highways Minister recently laid the foundation stones for four National Highway projects worth ₹3,612 crore in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, including the commencement of the Srinagar Ring road project

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The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari recently laid the foundation stones for national highway projects worth ₹5,971 crore in Maharashtra's Karad region for the construction of 400 km highways, which will

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Work on the ₹1,248 crore road widening project in Kerala will begin soon. It entails widening the NH 66 of Kazhakoottam-Kadampattukonam on Thiruvananthapuram-Kollam border where the existing road will

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The National Highways Authority of India has invited bids for the construction of four-laning of Ujjain-Garoth (Package-I) Chandesari to Khedakhajuriya from 0.00 km to (-)750 and 0.000 km to 41.400 km section

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