Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari stresses need to adopt modern concepts of tunneling in India so that big capital cost involved can be reduced.He says, by developing smart cities, roadway amenities & other facilities near tunnels, revenue generation can be raised.
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday 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
On the question of why infrastructure is so important for the current government, Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways & MSME says, "Road construction leads to employment creation and strengthening of the economy. #IEC2021 . @IDFC_Bank
Presently, prices of electric vehicles are higher but I hope that prices of electric bikes, cars & buses and those run by petrol & diesel will be equal within two years: Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari (18.03.2021)
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said, India will do away with toll collection booths on highways and implement a complete GPS-based toll collection system within one year. Read More: #TollBooth #NitinGadkari
#WATCH | I want to assure the House within one year all physical toll booths in the country will be removed. Toll money will be collected based on GPS imaging: Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari in Lok Sabha
If 10,000 electric vehicles are brought into use in Delhi, then about Rs 30 cr per month spent on fuel can be saved and it will reduce pollution. I'll make electric vehicles mandatory for officials of my department:Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari (19.02.2021)
Under the scrapping policy, 51 lakhs light motor vehicles that are more than 20 years old will be scrapped. This will boost automobile industry: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari
There is a 19-km area between Zoji La and Z-Morh that is more beautiful than Switzerland's Davos. We are planning to make a new hill city there with resorts, hotels and conference halls: Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari#Ladakh (17.12.2020)
Soon government will try to resume bus transport based on some guidelines. There is a need to resume air, railways, & bus transport as people are stranded. I think it needs to be done: Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways#CoronaLockdown
In view of #COVID19 , it has been ordered to temporarily suspend the collection of toll at all toll plaza across India. This will not only reduce inconvenience to the supply of emergency services but also save critical time: Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways
Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport&Highways on revised traffic fines: This isn't a revenue income scheme, are you not worried about deaths of 1,50,000 people? If the state govts want to reduce this,is it not true that people neither recognise law nor have fear of it.
Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari on the new Motor Vehicles Act: We are implementing this to create fear & respect for the law. It is not a revenue making proposal but a proposal to save lives of the people. We are losing 2% GDP due to road accidents.
Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, on heavy fines being levied on traffic rules violators: Govt does not desire to raise the limits of the fine. The issue is that a time should come that no one gets penalised and everyone follows the rules.
Minister @nitin_gadkari has decided to convert 8 highways in Gujarat into National Highways. This will boost Gujarat's infrastructure: PM