"A huge number of devotees of Gautam Buddha from across the world visit India. However, due to lack of proper roads they are not able to visit the Buddhist pilgrimage sites," the Minister Road Transport & Highways said in a press conference here.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the ongoing project to develop Buddhist circuit in the country will be completed by 2020. He said the project, which will connect the places of importance of Buddha’s life, is being carried out at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore.
Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari Monday stressed on use of alternative sources of energy including bio ethanol amid rise in petroleum prices. “Import of petrol is becoming difficult for the country and so we should look at the alternative sources of energy
If funding to the road developers slows down further, the Union government is likely to bid out more projects through engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) route instead of the hybrid annuity model that is being used at present.
Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will be on a two-day visit to Shillong for an extensive review of the National Highways projects in the seven northeastern states, a government statement said on Friday.
Risk-averse bankers are slowing construction of infrastructure projects in India, Nitin Gadkari, minister for road transport and highways, said. Loans to road contractors and bank guarantees for projects have dried up,
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said there is a disproportionate increase in private vehicles vis-a-vis highway expansion and emphasised the need to develop a robust public transportation system.
A high powered meeting convened by minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari at his office in Delhi on Tuesday at the behest of Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel has taken important decisions pertaining to languishing National Highway projects in the district.
Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has expressed yet another ambitious plan. This time it’s an express highway that will connect the national capital with the financial capital in just 12 hours.