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National Highways: The Transformative Role of Wayside Amenities

India, today, is at a very strategic inflexion point of greater economic prosperity. India’s journey on the path of economic reforms has transformed it to one of the world’s fastest growing large economies where Infrastructure has been one of the cornerstones in the development. The ‘New India’ has an evolved outlook towards infrastructure development in the country under the leadership ...

Focusing on highway commuter facilities at Way Side Amenities

In the last couple of years, due to great push of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, highways especially greenfield access-controlled expressways such as Delhi-Mumbai Expressways (DME), Amritsar-Bhatinda-Jamnagar (ABJ) & Trans-Haryana etc. have come into existence. Many existing highways have also been upgraded from 2/4 lanes to 4/6 lanes. With more new highways and up-gradation of existing highways, both passenger ...

Jio-bp Enriching Highway travel experience through non-fuel retail

As India transverses the 25-year Amrit Kaal to our 100th year of independence, Jio-bp is committed to being not just an energy retailer but a facilitator to enriching travel experience on Indian highways, says Harish C. Mehta, CEO, Jio-bp. Everyone is unanimous in their views that irrespective of external environment, India is and will continue to remain the global energy ...

Improving the quality of Highway journey

In conversation with Mangala Chandran, Prakash Gaur, CEO, National Highway Logistics Management Limited emphasizes the government’s ambitious initiative to establish leisure hubs along the National highways and expressways, aiming to enhance road safety and ensure a hassle-free driving experience. You have an ambitious plan of awarding 1000 wayside amenities by March 2026? Yes, National Highways Logistics Management Limited (NHLML) had ...

PATH Recharge: Stepping into Wayside Business

Nipun Agrawal, Director, Prakash Asphaltings & Toll Highway (India) Limited, says, being part of the Government’s initiatives to enhance travel comfort on highways is an extension of the company’s vision to provide smart and safe mobility. Details about PATH Recharge projects and plans for operation We have been bidding for these projects and we have won tenders for 24 Wayside ...

Critical Role of Consultants in designing WSA

Wayside amenities are a vital infrastructure development that not only enhance the comfort and safety of the passengers, but also create new revenue streams and monetization opportunities for the government, infrastructure developers and local communities, and foster an ecosystem for inclusive growth. With this objective in mind, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway has published Policy Guidelines for Development ...

Advancing Intelligent Transportation System in India: A Comprehensive Review of the Latest NHAI ATMS Policy (2023)

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) emerge as a critical catalyst for reshaping the landscape of transportation. This article, authored by Akhilesh Srivastava, CEO of ITS India Forum, critically reviews the recently introduced NHAI ATMS Policy (2023), shedding light on its transformative potential and addressing key aspects of technological evolution, safety enhancement, and collaborative initiatives. Integration of cutting-edge technologies within ITS presents ...

TechFusion Mobility Showcase

“We were there in the last edition of Trafficinfratech, we are excited to be here this year too and we will definitely be there for the next edition of the show.” “It is very important to be a part of such an event where everybody comes together and exchange experience, contact. I think this is the best place to interact.” ...

Brimming with Technology and Innovations

Innovation was in the air at the TrafficInfraTech Expo 2023. Some of the biggest and most innovative players in the landscape of mobility shared with Sid Jalan their incisive opinions and deep knowledge in the realm of transport management, safety, AI, parking management, ITS/V2X, tolling, Make in India, and the innovations taking place in this space The expo was an ...

RRTS will be a game changer for India’s urban development

As urban centres continue to expand and traffic congestion becomes a formidable challenge, the conceptualization, design, and implementation of the RRTS has emerged as a pivotal solution. In an exclusive interview, we have the privilege to engage with a true visionary in this field, Vinay Kumar Singh, Managing Director of the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), shares with Jagan ...