Some Officials Have To Be Chased With Stick For Not Doing Work, Says Nitin Gadkari


Some Officials Have To Be Chased With Stick For Not Doing Work, Says Nitin Gadkari

Some officials who fail to complete the work as per stipulated deadlines is the problem and not the availability of funds for various projects, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here today. Gadkari also said that since some officials are not used to perform their duty in a timely manner, they have to be “chased with a stick”. “I never demand funds from Finance ministry as my ministry has enough funds. I want to complete projects worth Rs 25 lakh crore in five years. I have already given the project work of Rs 6.5 lakh crore. So money is not the constraint (with the ministry), but only problem is the officials who do not complete the work in time,” the minister said. Gadkari laid the foundation stone for a project envisaging construction of a multi-layer flyover and five bypasses in Pune district. “Since some officials are not used to perform their duty on time, they have to be chased with a stick in hand,” the minister said. He said that looking at the growth in the automobile industry and a number of vehicles increasing day by day, “it would be difficult to increase the road size due to the land constraint”. Read More…

 

 

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