Supreme Court bans liquor shops on national, state highways across India

Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today ordered a ban on all liquor shops on national as well as state highways across the country and made it clear that licenses of existing shops will not be renewed after March 31 next year. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur also directed that all […]

Govt releases Rs. 218 crore for maintenance of State highways and major district roads

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Kalaburgi : The Public works Minister H C Mahadevappa said that the state government has released a total of Rs 218 core for taking up maintenance and repairs of the State highways and major district roads in the districts coming under the North Zone of the Public Works Department. Speaking to the reporters on Friday, […]

State highways to be developed at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore

Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Bangalore: The State government will take up development of 3,745 km of State Highway (SH) at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore under the second phase of State Highway Development Project (SHDP), Public Works Minister H C Mahadevappa said on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters, he said widening of narrow stretches, asphalting, pothole filling and construction […]

State Govt contemplating toll collection on state highways

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
HC Mahadevappa

Bangalore : The state government is contemplating collection of toll on state highways developed under Private and Public Participation. Giving a hint in this regard in Bangalore, PWD minister  said toll collection is inevitable considering road safety and development. He said a final decision would be taken after discussing the  issue in the cabinet meeting. […]