Transportation Sector Current Affairs - 2020

NITI Aayog to organise India’s First Global Mobility Summit

NITI Aayog is going to organise ‘MOVE: Global Mobility Summit’ on September 7-8, 2018 collaboration with various ministries and industry partners. The summit will be held in New Delhi and will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It will help to drive India’s goals for vehicle electrification, renewable energy integration and job growth, Read More…

Cabinet approves MoU between India and UK in transport

The Union Cabinet has approved signing and implementation of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) and ‘Transport for London’. Transport for London is a statutory body established under the Greater London Authority Act, 1999 (UK) to improve Public Transport in India. Key Facts The MoU will help to improve Read More…

India to host 18th World Road Meeting

The International Road federation (IRF) has named India to be the host of the 18th World Road Meeting (WRM 2017). WRM 2017 will be held on November 13, 2017. The theme of this year’s WRM is ‘Safe Roads and Smart Mobility: The Engines of Economic Growth’. India has been chosen to hold this event to reflect Read More…

Union Government launches ePACE, INFRACON and up-Scaled INAM PRO for Road Transport Sector

The Union Government has launched three IT and ITES initiatives for best practices in road transport sector. They are INFRACON, ePACE and up-Scaled INAM PRO. They were launched by the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari as part of the Digital India Programme. These innovative IT initiatives were developed in Read More…

Union Government inaugurates Second Liquid Chemical Berth of Mumbai Port Trust

Union Government has inaugurated Second Liquid Chemical Berth of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) at Pir Pau, Mumbai. The facility was inaugurated by Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari. Facts about Second Liquid Chemical Berth The berth is a modern state- of -art facility built at an expense of 127 crore rupees. It is equipped with Quick Read More…