MINISTRY OF ROAD TRANSPORT
Payments made for driving license, vehicle fitness certificates to remain valid till July 31
The ministry had earlier issued an advisory on March 30, 2020 to all regarding extension of validity of the documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989.
Make modest opening of road, air transport to start economic activity: Chidambaram
The Congress has been demanding restarting of economic act...
Ease migrant labourers’ return to work: Road Ministry
“We may take this issue up with the Ministry of Home Affairs, where the government allo...
Wish to travel to Noida or Ghaziabad from Delhi Airport? Shell out Rs 10,000 for a taxi
The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) will facilitate the travel to Noida and Ghaziabad of those who came back to India from abroad under the Vande Bharat Mission.
Govt makes it mandatory for originating states to issue medical certificates
As states engage in blame game over some pilgrims and workers testing positive after reaching their destinations, the Centre has made it mandatory for originating states to issue medical certificates for all the stranded people whom they would be sending to show that they are asymptomatic.
Government buses, autos and taxis begin plying, barber shops open in Kerala
As they have to follow social distancing norms, the minimumfare for 2.5 km to 5 km has beenraised from Rs 8 to Rs 12. Only intra district ordinary service has commenced and there would be no services in containment zones.
With no transport available for onward journeys, scores left stranded on roads outside New Delhi station
Scores of people, who arrived here on the first batch of trains since the partial resumption of railway services amid a lockdown, were on Wednesday left stranded on the roads outside the railway station with no transport available for onward journeys.
Government speeding up development of border infra: Defence Ministry
In the last few years, the government has been focusing on enhancing road networks along the country's nearly 3,500 KM border with China.
MHA urges states and UTs to ensure no movement of migrant workers on roads
MHA directed the states and UTs to widely disseminate the arrangements for travel in special buses, shramik special trains amongst the migrant workers and persuade, counsel them that they should not be walking when they can travel in buses and trains.
Vehicles with non-functional FASTag to be charged double toll fee: Government
The amendment in the National Highways Fee (Determination of Rates and Collection) Rules was done in exercise of the powers conferred on the central government.
2 trains to take stranded people from K'taka; free inter- district bus facility extended till Thursday
The trains will depart on Monday to Jaipur in Rajasthan and Patna in Bihar, the government said in a statement, adding food and water arrangements have been made for passengers before the travel.
Govt invites suggestion for amending MV rules related to emission standards of e-rickshaws
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited suggestions and comments from all stakeholders, including general public, on the proposed amendment in the motor vehicle rules regarding compliance with emission and noise standards, according to an official statement.
Transport ministry meets truckers to resolve issues
Transport minister Nitin Gadkari had asked officers earlier this week to reach out to truckers. India has been under a nationwide lockdown since March 25 to curb the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak.
New road will shorten Kailash Mansarovar yatra by six days
The Border Road Organisation (BRO) completed the 80 km stretch connecting Ghatiabgarh and Lipulekh on April 17. After the trials were successful, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh opened the road by video conferencing on Friday.
Road contractors may get more time for project execution: Ministry
The highway ministry is examining the issue faced by the contractors and could unveil steps for their resolution soon, two senior officials told ET. Toll road operators will also be compensated for loss of business on account of fall in traffic and toll exemption, they said.
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