NHAI is constructing Highway Nests (Mini) at toll plazas for convenience of highway users for their safe and comfortable journey. It has provision of kiosks for sale of dry snacks, tea and coffee vending machine and water ATM etc.
In addition, there is a provision of Ladies and Gents toilets at Toll plazas of NHAI for convenience of Highway users.
NHAI has issued directions to all its Regional Officers that the construction/operation & maintenance of Highway Nests (Mini) may be awarded to State Government managed State Co-operative Societies interested in running these facilities for road users.
As part of incident management under operation and maintenance of the NH stretches, Highway ambulances are deployed in their respective service area to extend assistance in case of any emergency on National Highways.
This information was given by Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.>