As the Centre gears up for the election year, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has increased its national highway construction target to 45 kilometre per day, even though it failed to meet its earlier set target of 41 km daily.
New alignment for the greenfield Delhi-Mumbai express highway is likely to reduce land acquisition cost by up to Rs 20,000 crore as the highway will travel through backward and undeveloped areas, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said in Tuesday.
The government has set a target of constructing 45 km of national highways per day during FY19, up from about 27 km per day built during the last year, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced on Tuesday.
Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday set road award and construction targets of 55km per day and 45km per day, respectively, a commitment the minister said he would try to meet before the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s term comes to an end next year.
Nagpur will get Regional Rapid Transit System that will replace the existing passenger trains with modern Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) trains, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari at the launch of Insurance Requirement of Indian Logistics/Warehousing Industry (1100Hrs)
Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu to launch FIEO Global Linker (1130Hrs)
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that the government would start building a new expressway connecting Gurgaon and Mumbai. The project will cost approximately Rs 1 trillion.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today urged Korean businesses to invest in India’s roads, waterways and other infrastructure segments, saying plans to build 12 expressways at a cost of Rs 1-lakh crore offer huge opportunities for them. On the fourth day of his visit to Korea,
If a prize had to be given to the most effective ministers in the Narendra Modi government, with the focus on those in charge of what one might call the “executive” rather than “policy” or purely “administrative” ministries, the first would probably have to be given to Nitin Gadkari, the man in charge of road transport and highways.
This conversation [is] with the minister Nitin Gadkari. Nitin Gadkari is currently the minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.