Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said the government’s electric vehicle (EV) policy has been drafted by NITI Aayog, the country’s apex planning body, and is currently pending approval by the Cabinet.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Asks States To Cooperate With Each Other, Centre On River Interlinking Projects
Union minister Nitin Gadkari today urged states to cooperate with each other and also with the Centre to expedite projects for interlinking of rivers, according to an official statement.
The agreement was inked Friday in India’s capital New Delhi in the presence of Abbas Akhoundi, Iran’s minister of roads and urban development, and his Indian counterpart Nitin Gadkari, the report said, according to Xinhua news agency.
Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said India and Iran have resolved all issues related to Chabahar port and will expedite the development works.
Road Projects Involving Rs 50,000 Crore To Come Up In Uttarakhand By 2019, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
Announcing a slew of projects for Uttarakhand in next two years, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said 70 roads involving around Rs 50,000 crore will come up in the state by 2019.
In a bid to boost port construction in the country, the Union government is sweetening the terms, including a change in the revenue model and the creation of a dispute-resolution mechanism.
The government on Wednesday formed a ministerial committee headed by finance minister Arun Jaitley to decide what to do with old, pre-existing projects in ports, which have become unviable.
Ruling out any toll tax waivers at national highways, transport minister Nitin Gadkari said that if people want good services they will have to pay for that.
Clear water bodies dotted with 10,000 seaplanes, ‘floating cities’ in the form of ocean cruises and electric vehicles zipping on dedicated highway lanes — that’s the future as envisioned by Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.
In a major boost to the inland waterway transport system in the North East, Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari today flagged off cargo movement on the Pandu-Dhubri route along the Brahmaputra.