Saline Gargle RT-PCR technique transferred to MSME Ministry

New Delhi, September 13, 2021: In a notable step forward in India’s fight against COVID-19, Nagpur-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has transferred the know-how of indigenously developed Saline Gargle RT-PCR technique, used for testing COVID-19 samples. The Saline Gargle RT-PCR technology is simple, fast, […]

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Green tax to be imposed on older vehicles soon

New Delhi, January 25, 2021: The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has approved a proposal to levy a “Green Tax” on old vehicles which are polluting the environment. The proposal will now go to the states for consultation before it is formally notified. The main principles to be followed while levying the […]

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World’s largest container shipping company to move containers on river Ganga

World’s largest container shipping company Maersk Line will move 16 containers on river Ganga (National Waterway-1) from Varanasi to Kolkata tomorrow. Maersk moves 12 million containers yearly across the globe. The firm is onboard India’s inland waterways for the first time. Maersk moving containers on river Ganga follows similar movements already done by firms like […]

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VP to lay foundation stone for the construction of Dera Baba Nanak – Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu will lay the foundation stone for the construction of Dera Baba Nanak – Kartarpur Sahib road Corridor (upto international border ) at a function in village Mann in Gurdaspur district of Punjab on Monday, the 26th of November, 2018. Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin […]

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India trying to make Chabahar Port operational by 2019

Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping said in Dushanbe yesterday, that India is trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019. Gadkari was addressing the Indian Community at the inauguration of the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre at the Indian Embassy […]

Nitin Gadkari tells highways projects around Delhi NCR to take steps to reduce air pollution

The Minister of Road Transport & highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari has said that directions have been issued to Project Directors, Contractors and field level officials working on highways projects around Delhi NCR to take stringent steps to check air pollution arising out of the construction work. The steps […]