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Indian Roads Congress (IRC) was set up by the Government of India in December, 1934 on the recommendations of Jayakar Committee with the objective of promoting and encouraging science for building and maintenance of roads. It also provides a national forum for sharing knowledge and pooling experience on the entire range of subjects dealing with construction and maintenance of roads and bridges. IRC has members comprising of engineers of all ranks from Central and State Governments, Engineering Services of Army, Border Roads Organization, Road Research Institutes, Engineering Colleges, Local Bodies and private enterprises. The Congress provides a National forum for sharing of knowledge and pooling of experience on the entire range of subjects dealing with the construction & maintenance of roads and bridges, including technology, equipment, research, planning, finance, taxation, organisation and all connected policy issues. In more specific terms the objectives of the Congress are: To promote and encourage the science and practice of building and maintenance of roads; To provide a channel for the expression of collective opinion of its members regarding roads; To promote the use of standard specifications and to propose specifications To advise regarding education, experiment and research connected with roads; To hold periodical meetings, to discuss technical questions regarding roads; To suggest legislation for the development, improvement and protection of roads; To suggest improved methods of administration, planning design, construction, operation, use and maintenance of roads;

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