Year End Review- 2022 : Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

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Source: The post is based on the article Year End Review- 2022 : Ministry of Road Transport and Highwayspublished in PIB on 9th January 2023

What is the News?

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022.

What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in 2022?

Road Network in the Country: India has about 63.73 lakh km of the road network, which is the second largest in the world.

National Highways: The pace of National Highways (NH) construction has increased consistently between 2014-15 and 2021-22 due to the systematic push through corridor-based National Highway development approach. 

– In 2014-15, the pace of NH construction was about 12 km/ day which increased to about 29 km/ day in 2021-22.

Bharatmala Pariyojana 

National Highways Infra Trust(NHAI InvIT) Bonds

Amrit Sarovar

Surety Bonds

Banihal-Qazigund road tunnel 

Ropeways in India

MANTHAN: Manthan is a conference organized with the aim to anchor discussions across multiple issues and opportunities in the roads, transport and logistics sectors. The theme of Manthan was “IDEAS TO ACTION: Towards a smart, sustainable, road infra, mobility and logistics ecosystem”.

Compensation to Victims of Hit and Run Motor Accidents Scheme

Jogighopa Multimodal Logistics Park in Assam

Port Connectivity: India has a total of 226 ports which comprise 12 Major ports. MoRTH is working to enhance the ports logistics ecosystem by connecting Major & Minor Ports with National Highways, with National Highways Logistics Management Ltd(NHLML) spearheading this endeavour.

Hydrogen fuel cell EV launched

Vehicle Scrapping Policy

NHAI has created a Guinness World Record 


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