Concurrent Expos

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has recently introduced India’s first FASTag or UPI based parking facility at Kashmere Gate station on Tuesday. Similar facilities are expected to come up at Delhi Metro’s parking spaces across the city and the NCR. Payment through Fastag is expected to reduce the entry and payment […]

Driving License validity Extended

In  a recent  advisory, the  Ministry of Road Transport and Highways  directed transport departments against prosecuting motorists using the documents that have expired since February last year. The Ministry has extended until September 30, the validity of driving licenses, vehicle registration s certificates and different other permits considering the lockdown […]

Finance Minister calls for more projects in PPP model

During a meeting with senior government officials to discuss the infrastructure roadmap, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has suggested that the various Ministries  try and spend more than their capital expenditure targets as well as explore public private partnerships for viable projects. He also called for ensuring clearance of Micro, Small […]

Delhi Metro to procure 100 AC Electric Buses

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd has invited online open e-tenders for Procurement, operation and maintenance of 50 MIDI AC Electric Buses in North Cluster and 50 MIDI AC Electric Buses in East Cluster of Delhi. DMRC presently has a network metro route of 373 km with 271 metro stations. Last-mile […]

Only FASTag payments at toll plazas from Dec 1

From December 1, payments at all the toll plazas will be through FASTag only. Cash payments will no longer be accepted. Against this backdrop, officials of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) have appealed to four-wheeler owners to get the FASTag from the toll plaza operators. The FASTag will […]

Niti Aayog’s Rs 11,000Cr plan for buying buses

Niti Aayog is firming up a plan to help state governments and local bodies all over the country to buy buses worth Rs 11,000 Cr in a bid to improve public transport and revive demand for commercial vehicles. In the wake of this development, Niti Aayog has prepared a plan […]

KEC-CCECC JV bags Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor contract

The National Capital Region Transport Corporation has issued the Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to the joint venture of KEC International and China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (KEC-CCECC JV) for construction of elevated viaducts and stations on Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor. The scope of work includes the construction of elevated viaduct from […]

Metro, DTC ridership up after traffic fine hike

As a result of the implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles’ (MV) Act, the ridership of public buses and the footfall in each corridor of the Delhi Metro have gone up by around 4.8% and 3.3%, respectively, in the first few days of September. This trend is a shift in […]

Use Delhi Metro Smart Cards to Pay for Parking

Very soon, the Delhi Metro smart cards could also help users pay for parking. The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), tasked with the implementation of a pilot project to decongest roads in Lajpat Nagar, Kamla Nagar and Krishna Nagar areas of Delhi, discussed the move recently. EPCA has […]

L&T IDPL bags EPC contract for Navi Mumbai airport

Navi Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (NMIAPL) has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the greenfield airport to the L&T infra arm, L&T IDPL. The work under the EPC contract includes cutting and filling, construction of terminal building, airfield development such as construction of runway, apron area, […]