Union Minister for Road Transport Nitin Gadkari has claimed that roads that his ministry is building in Uttar Pradesh will stay in good conditions for a long time to come. Speaking at a conference in Lucknow, the Union Minister said that he takes guarantee of the roads that NHAI, that comes under his ministry is constructing in the state for three generations. “I take guarantee of three generations of roads that NHAI is making in Uttar Pradesh”, Nitin Gadkari said while addressing a two-day national conference on ‘Challenges on Road Sector and New Technologies’ in Lucknow on Friday, in the presence of state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The senior BJP leader also promised that the roads being built will be of the latest technology.
The minister also announced that the Centre would also allot Rs 2 lakh crore for the development of highways in the state by 2019. “I promise to give Uttar Pradesh Rs 2 lakh crore for road construction by 2019. In fact, some of these projects are already underway or the preliminary ground works have already been completed for speedier take-off. All I ask (UP chief minister) Yogiji is to just acquire land for us and we would make the payment for it,” he said. Read More…
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