Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari on Saturday urged the private sector to invest liberally in the development of expressways, waterways, irrigation projects and ‘Clean Ganga Mission’.
Addressing the 91st Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Mr Gadkari said that for the development of expressways, the government had brought down the cost of land acquisition drastically to Rs 80 lakh per km from Rs 7.5 crore per km earlier.
The minister invited industry to consider building industrial corridors along the expressways in view of the reduced land acquisition and labour cost. Read More
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