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NHAI to Resolve Disputes Faster

Chairman NHAI Raghav Chandra has emphasised that disputes in highway projects should be resolved expeditiously and ideally always on the ground, the moment they arise and before they become unbearable. The fewer the disputes, the faster they are resolved, the better the governance. This is a win-win situation for all stakeholders. Speaking at the inauguration […]

IWAI Contract with DST Germany for NW-1

With its objective of providing safe, environment friendly and economical mode of transportation through National Waterway-1 (NW-1), the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), Ministry of Shipping signed a contract with M/s DST, Germany to design vessels, especially suited to navigate the 1620 km stretch of NW-1. Speaking on the occasion a senior IWAI official […]

L&T Construction Wins Contracts in Saudi

Larsen and Toubro’s construction unit has secured contracts worth Rs 14.58 bn (USD 218 mn) across its various business segments. The company’s power transmission & distribution business has won engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts worth Rs 6.54 bn (USD 97.8 mn) in the international and domestic markets. The business has been awarded a contract […]

MoU for NamamiGange Program

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD&GR) signed anMoU in Delhi with the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW) for speedy implementation of NamamiGange program. The MoU was signed by HariHar Mishra, Additional Mission Director, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), MoWR, RD&GR and Dr S STomar, Additional Commissioner, MoA&FW […]

Boost for Coastal Transportation

Promotion of coastal shipping is one of the major thrusts of the Ministry of Shipping. In order to promote transportation of automobiles through coastal shipping, Ministry of Shipping has decided that all Major Ports will provide discount of 80 percent for two years on Vessel Related Charges (VRC) & Coastal Related Charges (CRC) for coastal […]