National Highways Authority of India
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is an autonomous agency of the Government of India, responsible for management of a network of over 50,000 km of National Highways out of 1,15,000 km in India. It is a nodal agency of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. NHAI has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation for satellite mapping of highways. The NHAI was created through the promulgation of the National Highways Authority of India Act, 1988. Section 16(1) of the Act states that the function of NHAI is to develop, maintain and manage the national highways and any other highways vested in, or entrusted to, it by the Government of India.
Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation Limited
The Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation Limited (MPRDC) is an Undertaking Government of Madhya Pradesh, responsible for management of a network of over 20000 km of National Highways, State Highways and Major District Roads in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh State has a good road network. There are 20 National Highways with total length of 3,714 km and many State Highways with total length of 8,728 km. Shri. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh is the Chairman, while Shri D.P. Ahuja, IAS is Managing Director of MPRDC.
Public Works Department Rajasthan
The Government of Rajasthan also known as the State Government of Rajasthan, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Rajasthan and its 33 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Rajasthan, a judiciary and a legislative. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, and houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat.
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is a ministry of the Government of India, is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules, regulations and laws relating to road transport, and transport research, in order to increase the mobility and efficiency of the road transport system in India. Road transport is a critical infrastructure for economic development of the country. It influences the pace, structure and pattern of development. In India, roads are used to transport over 60% of the total goods and 85% of the passenger traffic. Hence, development of this sector is of paramount importance for the India and accounts for a significant part in the budget. Since May 2014, the Minister for Road Transport and Highways is Nitin Gadkari.
Public Works Department Uttarakhand
Lok Nirman Vibhag popularly known as P.W.D. has a legacy of more than 150 years. P.W.D. is responsible for construction, maintenance and planning of roads, bridges and Govt. Buildings. The set up of Uttarakhand PWD is similar to that in other states with Engineer in Chief as Head of Department, one Chief Engineer Level 1(Headquarters) responsible for monitoring and managing the establishment of the department, six zonal Chief Engineers Level 2. There are 17 circles headed by Superintending Engineers and 72 divisions with Executive Engineers as head of office in addition supporting officers/staff.