The government is considering the possibility of beautifying the surroundings of Mumbai-Goa national highway along the seacoast on the lines of the road linking Los Angeles and San Francisco in the United States.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said during his visit to the US two months ago, he travelled by road from San Francisco to Los Angeles along the Pacific ocean, and for the first time saw how roadsides can be beautified.
Mr Gadkari said that the Centre is in the process of promoting road-side amenities, including hotels and motels.
“We have to think if we can use the nature’s beauty and further beautify (the road-side stretch)”, he said. Read More…