Centre’s Aim Is To Eliminate Poverty: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the central government will eliminate poverty and its aim is to bring socio-economic parity between people. Gadkari was addressing an ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ event, organised by the Republican Party of India (Athawale) at Talkatora stadium here. The minister of road transport and highways said that the aim of the Centre is to transform the country and make it corruption free. I assure you we’ll transform the roads in such a manner that travel time from Delhi to Dehradun will be cut down…

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In Coming 5 Years, Nation Will Run Out Of Petrol: Gadkari

Amidst the rising price of petrol and diesel, a big statement of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has come out on Friday. The Union Minister for Transport, Road Transport and Highways has said that in the coming five years, the country will run out of petrol. This statement of his is being linked to the increasing pollution from vehicles and the future of electric vehicles. Gadkari was speaking at the convocation ceremony of Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Agricultural University in Akola, Maharashtra. He was also honored with the degree of ‘Doctor of…

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Gadkari Inaugurates 9NH Projects Worth Rs 1357 Crore In Rajasthan

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 9 National Highways(NH) projects of 243 km length worth Rs 1357 Clcrore in Rajasthan, on Monday.  Speaking on the occasion he said that widening of Ninawa section from Sanchore on NH-168A in the state will increase the business of granite industries of Chalaur district and will make it easier for the farmers to reach Suratgarh Mandi. The minister said the 2-lane Sriganganagar to Raisinghnagar on NH-911 and the Sriganganagar reinforcement from Suratgarh on…

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Cost Of EVs Will Be Equal To The Petrol Cars: Gadkari

In a program, the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that within a year, the cost of electric vehicles will be equal to the cost of petrol cars. The Union Minister also emphasised that the Modi government is emphasising on producing ethanol from crop residues instead of petrol and diesel. Due to this, the rate of petrol and diesel will also come down in the coming time. The event was organised by a news channel on Friday. He said, ‘I am trying that within a year, the price of electric vehicles…

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Road Infrastructure Brings Prosperity Via Socio-economic Development: Gadkari

Infrastructure development has an important role in fulfilling the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make India a USD 5 trillion economy and road infrastructure is directly linked to the prosperity of that region, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari while addressing the inaugural function of the 222nd mid-term council meeting of the Indian Roads Congress (IRC).  Gadkari said that new initiatives are expected from IRC and innovation should be the focus area for all Engineers. It should develop a world-class state-of-art laboratory with the help of IITs and global…

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Aim To Complete Amritsar-Jamnagar Greenfield Corridor By September 2023: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the 1,224-km Amritsar-Jamnagar greenfield corridor is being constructed in full swing and is targeted to be completed by September 2023. The road transport and highways minister, in a series of tweets, said the Bikaner to Jodhpur section of 277 km is targeted to be completed and opened to the public by the end of this year. Gadkari said the flagship Amritsar – Bhatinda – Jamnagar corridor is being developed at a total capital cost of Rs 26,000 crore. It will connect the towns…

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Centre Sets Target To Reduce 50% Road Accident Deaths By 2024: Gadkari

The government has set a target to reduce 50 per cent road accident deaths by 2024, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said. He also stressed the sensitisation of stakeholders for collectively addressing issues regarding road safety. Addressing an event on Monday, the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister said that road safety is a very serious issue and there should be zero tolerance for road accidents. The minister said action should be taken immediately on black spots. Black Spots are locations having higher concentration of road accidents. All Ros (regional officers) and…

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Gadkari Chairs Review Meet Amid Aim To Develop Future Ready Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari chaired the meeting to review the proposal of NHLML (National Highways Logistics Management). The initiative is to revamp logistics and allied activities in Delhi region along with Lt.Governor, Delhi Anil Baijal, MoS Gen.V.K.Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Shri Manoj Kumar Tiwari, Ramesh Bidhuri, Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma and Hans Raj Hans. NHLML, an SPV of NHAI, presented a plan to develop a future-ready Delhi by building efficient logistics systems, creating integrated freight villages at strategic locations with hub and spoke model in and…

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Gadkari Chairs A Meet With Initiative To Develop Future Ready Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari chaired the meeting to review the proposal of NHLML (National Highways Logistics Management Limited). The initiative is to revamp logistics and allied activities in Delhi region along with Lt.Governor, Delhi Anil Baijal, MoS Gen.V.K.Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Shri Manoj Kumar Tiwari, Ramesh Bidhuri, Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma and Hans Raj Hans . NHLML, a SPV of NHAI, presented a plan to develop a future ready Delhi by building efficient logistics systems, creating integrated freight villages at strategic locations with hub and spoke…

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Gadkari Pitches For Priority Sector Lending To Entities Engaged In Alternative Fuels

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday made a case for extending priority sector lending facilities for entities engaged in production and business of alternative fuels like bio-ethanol, CNG and LNG, a move that will help cut imports of fossil fuels.  Addressing an event in New Delhi, the Road Transport and Highways Minister further said the trial of bringing calorific value of ethanol at par with petrol by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) was successful. “Those involved in production or business of alternative fuels should be included in priority sector lending. I…

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