NHAI sets Guinness World Record for laying the longest bituminous lane of 75 km in 105 hours and 33 minutes

[ad_1] State-owned NHAI has created a Guinness World Record for longest continuous bituminous lane of 75 km in 105 hours and 33 minutes on a national highway between Amravati and Akola districts in Maharashtra. Referring to the record, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday that the project was implemented by 720 workers, including a team of independent consultants, who worked day and night. The total length of 75 km of single lane continuous bituminous concrete road is equivalent to 37.5 km of two-lane paved shoulder road…

Better facilities, flexible working hours for the women needed at the workplace

[ad_1] India’s labor force will soon become the largest in the world. By 2027, the working-age population in India will reach 18.6% of the entire global labor force, according to a Bloomberg News analysis of United Nations population-projection data. Despite these numbers, India’s female labor force participation rate (LFPR) – the share of working-age women who are either employed or available for work – fell to a historic low of 23.3% in 2017-18. This was indicated by the Periodic Labor Force Survey (PLFS), India’s official employment survey data published by…