New Nationwide Highways throughout India to boast Superior Visitors Administration System! In a bid to enhance highway security in India in addition to to cut back deadly highway accidents on nationwide highways, all new highway tasks developed beneath the Nationwide Freeway Authority of India (NHAI) could have an Superior Visitors Administration System (ATMS). The announcement was made by a member of NHAI on Tuesday, in accordance with a PTI report. Whereas addressing a digital occasion organized by Worldwide Highway Federation (IRF), R Okay Pandey, NHAI Member, Tasks, stated in an effort to take away black spots on nationwide highways throughout the nation, corrective measures have been taken.
In keeping with the report, the Superior Visitors Administration System will embody instant identification of the placement of areas the place visitors bottlenecks happen due to accidents or different causes in addition to instant provision of data to motorists on that stretch. At current, as many as 4,500 black spots have been recognized on the nationwide highways and a pair of,500 black spots have been rectified, Pandey stated. In keeping with the NHAI Member, the highway security audits are being performed at varied phases of highway building together with at finish of the challenge. Additionally, for the present roads, steps have been taken by NHAI to take away the black spots, Pandey additional added. In the case of international deadly highway accidents, India accounts for over 10 per cent of the accidents, making it the best on the planet, as per Worldwide Highway Federation (IRF).
Final month it was reported that the NHAI is planning to award tasks value round Rs 2.25 lakh crore within the present monetary yr. In 2020-21, the freeway authority awarded as many as 141 tasks (4,788 km) value an quantity of Rs 1.71 lakh crore. Final fiscal, the share of engineering procurement and building (EPC) within the awards was 50 per cent, which was adopted by hybrid annuity mannequin (HAM) at 49 per cent. Whereas simply two highway tasks have been awarded by the construct, function and switch (BOT) mannequin.