Project directors have been directed to take pro-active action under the Concession Agreement
GN Bureau | March 7, 2018
National Highways Authority of India chairman Deepak Kumar has directed his team of officials to strictly monitor the road conditions and ensure quick rectification of the damaged stretches.
Kumar has laid emphasis on taking stern action against independent engineers showing laxity and delaying repair work of the highways.
Reports say that after drawing criticism, NHAI has stepped up efforts to ensure that national highways are of good quality, safe, reliable, comfortable for road users and are maintained timely.
Project directors have been directed to take pro-active action under the provisions of the Concession Agreement related to projects being operated by the concessionaire.
In case of the public funded projects (non-PPP Projects) where the O&M obligations is the direct responsibility of NHAI, the project directors have been asked to periodically inspect such highways to ensure that the highway is in traffic worthy condition and conforms to the maintenance requirements.
The field officials are also being encouraged to take corrective action so that adequate maintenance is done on these projects.
Even as Unlock enters the second phase, the number of Covid-19 infections continues to rise to record levels and India remains No 4 in the worldwide list, yet there is glimmer of hope: its recovery rate is also rising in tandem. There are 1,27,864 recovered cases more than the active Covid-1
A long-debated idea is finally coming to fruition as the Indian railways has decided to join hands with the private sector, in running some train services to begin with. The ministry of railways has invited ‘request for qualifications’ (RFQ) for private participation for operatio
Democracy in India is now taken for a fact, with an unstated assumption that all our institutions are democratic and hence often our successes and more often failures are attributed to ‘democracy’. However, a key frontier where democracy remains a challenge is that of local governments and that
India, facing China’s aggressiveness at border, has banned 59 smartphone apps, including TikTok, as they were indulging in activities harmful to India’s sovereignty and integrity. The reason cited was: “in view of information available they are engaged in activities which [
The launch of India’s first human space mission, ‘Gaganyaan’, will not be affected by Covid-19 and preparations are going on in the right direction even amid the pandemic. This was disclosed by minister of state (independent charge) development of north eastern region (DoNE
For all intents and purposes, India is going to reset its relations with China and a subtle hint to this regard has been given by the Narendra Modi government after the deadly June 15/16 night face-off between the Indian army and PLA troops in the Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives.