The Union Transport Minister, Nitin Gadkari on February 12, 2018, delivered India's first since forever Highway Capacity Manual in New Delhi.
The manual, known as Indo-HCM, has been created by CSIR – CRRI after a broad, nationwide investigation of the traffic qualities of various kinds of the street, for example, single path, two-path, multi-path metropolitan streets, between metropolitan parkways and freeways and their related convergences.
The investigation included seven head Indian establishments including IIT Roorkee, IIT Mumbai, IIT Guwahati, School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, Indian Institute of Engineering and Science, and Technology, Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Institute of Technology in Surat, and Chennai's Anna University.
• The manual predominantly sets down rules on how and when to grow or oversee various kinds of streets and their crossing points and the degree of administrations to be set up.
• It is intended to be a valuable instrument for directing street architects and strategy creators in the nation.
• It has been extraordinarily evolved remembering the remarkable nature and decent variety of traffic on Indian streets.