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National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), the autonomous agency of the Government of India, responsible for the construction and management of the Highway Network in India, is committed to provide world-class facilities to highway users while travelling on the National Highways of India. Apart from constructing National Highways at unparallel speed, it’s also working relentlessly to integrate Information Technology for the efficient management, construction and operations on these highways. This ambitious IT project of NHAI is set to improve planning, monitoring, operation and maintenance of the Highways. NHAI’s consistent and focused efforts are serving to achieve the vision of Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s Digital India.
The NHAI has always emphasized on the need for a modern, digitalized road asset management system for roads. In order to render this world-class service to users, NHAI is incorporating novel Information Technologies for high-end monitoring and ma…

NHAI’s Wayside Amenities Mega-Plan on National Highways

India ranks second in the world in terms of road network connectivity, where 15-crore commuters take their journey through national highways each day. People spend ten minutes of their time on an average at each Toll plaza. Passengers who travel through highways face difficulties in terms of basic amenities. Also, the death rates due to road accidents have increased drastically.
To mitigate these issues, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), through the NHAI, has launched the Wayside Amenities program to improve the availability of civic amenities on Indian National Highways.
As a part of this, NHAI is building three structures to provide basic, moderate and advanced amenities to commuters. These facilities include branded restaurants, ATMs, fuel stations, kiosks to sell basic sundry items, eatery, restrooms, parking lots, helipads, village haat and more.
The NHAI under the supervision of the eminent officer Shri Akhilesh Srivastava, Chief General Manager (IT and Highw…

NHAI – Advanced Traffic Management System

National Highway Authority of India is coming up with all the best possible facilities to take better care of the highway commuters. Now, NHAI has set up the world-class incident management system on national highways. It is one of the systems under Advanced Traffic Management System. This will provide the facilities like ambulance, crane, GPS monitored patrolling vehicle and more. The target is to provide the required facilities within 15 minutes on the highways in case of emergencies. Apart from this, NHAI is setting up the 24X7 National Highways Helpline – 1033 for the highway users and making a Central Command and Control Centre at HQ to monitor the Highway traffic.
According to several surveys, every year around 1.5 lakh people meet their fate on Indian roads in accidents. These worrying statistics of road accidents made the government think seriously and as a result of which Incident Management System came to an existence. Under this system, ambulances will be positioned every …

NHAI is transforming Indian Highways through Information Technology Services

NHAI is transforming Indian Highways through Information Technology Services

India’s digital footprint is expanding at a rapid speed with the heavy rise in the Mobile users, Data usage, and Internet connectivity. This is, in fact, aiding the Government of India (GOI)’s ambitious Digital India program.  Taking a cue from GOI’s Digital India program, NHAI has come with the revolutionary practices and processes in the Highway sector to deliver World-class services to the public.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a statutory body of the Government of India is entrusted with the responsibility of development and maintenance of the National Highway network across India. In order to facilitate the Highway users with Information and services, NHAI is leveraging technology in a way that is beyond words. The Information Technology-based services initiated by NHA are intended to address the needs, requirements, and problems of public. These projects are being implemented by Mr. Ak…