Tag: Nitin Gadkari

India targets road construction worth Rs.15 lakh crore in next two years

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the Government is giving utmost priority to the development of infrastructure and has set a target of road construction of worth Rs.15 lakh crores in next two years. Gadkari was confident that the Ministry for Road Transport […]

National Highways construction touches record 37 km per day

NEW DELHI: Tremendous progress has been achieved in building of National Highways across the country in the last few years by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The Ministry has achieved the record-breaking milestone of constructing 37 kilometres highways per day in year 2020-21, which is unprecedented. Minister for Road Transport & Highways and […]

Nitin Gadkari launches ‘Go Electric’ Campaign in presence of Power Minister RK Singh

NEW DELHI: Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari in the august presence of R. K. Singh, the Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launched the “Go Electric” Campaign to spread […]

Ro-pax services will drastically reduce distances: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ and laid the foundation stone of two bridges in Assam. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari; Union Minister for Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad; MoS (I/C) for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya and Chief Minister […]

All steel to be allowed to be used for Highway construction

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued orders that all steel – whether produced from ore, billets, pellets or melting of scrap – would be allowed to be used for National Highway construction, as long as it meets the standards required for specific grades of steel. The steel proposed to be […]

KVIC to sign two MoUs with Ministry of Tribal Affairs

NEW DELHI: The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs will tomorrow ie Tuesday (January 19th) sign two memorandum of understandings (MoUs). While one MOU is regarding the purchase of Khadi fabric for tribal students, the other MOU is on partnering of Tribal Affairs Ministry with KVIC as an implementing […]

Big steel, cement firms operating as a cartel; need to place regulator: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI: Big players in the steel and cement industry are indulging in cartelisation to jack-up prices, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has said, pitching to place a regulator for the sectors. It will be difficult to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of making India a USD 5 trillion economy if the steel […]

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates and lays foundation stone for 27 highway projects in Assam

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid foundation stone for 27 highway projects in Assam today. Chief Minister of the State Sarbanand Sonowal presided over the function. These projects carry a road length of nearly 439 kilometers, involving construction value of Rs. 2,366 crore. These projects will ease […]

We need more funds from Modi government to repair highways due to floods: Yediyurappa

BENGALURU: Karnataka on Saturday appealed to union minister of Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari to release adequate grants to take up flood damage repair works as Karnataka has suffered severe damages to infrastructure including National Highways. For the last one year, BS Yediyurappa has come under severe attack from […]

Modi government to undertake infra projects worth Rs 1.16 trillion in Karnataka: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI:The Narendra Modi government (Centre) will undertake infrastructure projects worth Rs 1.16 lakh crore in Karnataka in the coming years, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday. The Road Transport and Highways Minister was addressing a virtual event after laying foundation stone and inaugurating projects worth Rs 11,000 crore in Karnataka. The 33 projects […]

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Koilwar Bridge over Sone river in Bihar worth Rs 266 crore

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport and Highways  Minister Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated the three lane 1.5 km long Koilwar bridge over Sone river in Bihar through Video Conferencing today. A sum of Rs 266 crore has been spent on the bridge. The existing two lane bridge for both rail and road traffic is 138 years […]

India will become the top automobile manufacturing hub in the world: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI: Today, the global visions community, Horasis in association with IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mumbai organized the first-ever Virtual Horasis Asia Meeting 2020. Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari graced the meeting with many other prominent political leaders of Asia and business […]

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 16 highway projects in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Minister Nitin Gadkari has called upon the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government to exempt toll plaza agreements from stamp duty in the State. He also asked for expediting land acquisition for developing National Highways, as is being done in some of the States. The Minister also requested the […]

Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation Stone and inaugurate 16 highway projects in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay foundation stone of 16 highway projects in Uttar Pradesh today. The state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will preside over the virtual function, to be attended by MoS-RTH Gen (Retd) V K Singh,Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, and Ministers from […]

Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stones of 9 National Highway projects in Tripura

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Minister Nitin Gadkari virtually laid the foundation stones of nine National Highway projects with a total length of nearly 262 kms worth over Rs 2752 crore in Tripura. The event was presided by the Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in the presence of Union MoSs Dr Jitendra […]

Nitin Gadkari unhappy with NHAI officials over project delays

NEW DELHI:India’s Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has expressed displeasure over the attitude of top officials of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for delays in several projects. He expressed surprise at the fact that the construction of NHAI building in Dwarka took nine years and said the photographs of officials responsible for […]

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