Nitin Gadkari

Amritsar-Jamnagar greenfield corridor targeted to be completed by September 2023: Gadkari

Gadkari said the flagship Amritsar - Bhatinda - Jamnagar corridor is being developed at a total capital cost of Rs 26,000 crore.

published on : 19th May 2022

Gadkari aims 18000 km of highways @50 km a day

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday announced an ambitious target of constructing 18,000 km of national highways in the ongoing fiscal by paving roads at a record speed of 50 km per day.

published on : 13th May 2022

Government aims to build 18,000 km of highways in FY23: Gadkari

The pace of national highway (NH) construction in the country had touched a record 37 km per day in 2020-21.

published on : 12th May 2022

Government aims to develop vehicle scrapping facilities within 150 km from city centres 

Speaking at the Material Recycling Association of India (MRAI) event here, Gadkari said the National Vehicle Scrappage Policy is a key initiative in the Indian transport and sustainability sector

published on : 7th May 2022

Gadkari pitches for priority sector lending to entities engaged in alternative fuels

The Road Transport and Highways Minister further said the trial of bringing calorific value of ethanol at par with petrol by Indian Oil Corporation was successful.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Green Hydrogen will power vehicles of the future, says Nitin Gadkari

Stressing on the need for research, he said that a clear vision and a strong political will  is a must for achieving the results.

published on : 30th April 2022

Road infra in TS to be on par with US by end of Rs 24: Gadkari

Gadkari also laid foundation stones for 10 more national highway project works and seven works under Central Road Infrastructure Fund (CRIF).

published on : 30th April 2022

BJP workers disrupt Telangana Minister Vemula Prashanth Reddy's speech in Nitin Gadkari's presence

The workers of BJP disrupted the speech of a Telangana Minister at an official ceremony for the foundation stone laying of national highway projects.

published on : 29th April 2022

Tesla welcome in India but not via China route: Gadkari 

The firm had last year registered an Indian unit by incorporating itself in Bengaluru and was in talks with the Karnataka government for setting up a facility.

published on : 27th April 2022

EV fire: Gadkari urges cos to take advance action; says high seasonal temp a problem for batteries

Gadkari reiterated that companies may take advance action to recall all defective batches of vehicles immediately.

published on : 26th April 2022

Niti Aayog draft proposes GST cut on EV batteries

Policy was first announced by Sitharaman in this year’s Budget.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Centre to penalise EV companies found negligent, recall defective vehicles: Nitin Gadkari

In a series of tweets, Gadkari said that several mishaps involving electric two-wheelers have come to light in the last two months.

published on : 21st April 2022

Revive ECR 4-lane project, ex-MP M Ramadass tells Nitin Gadkari

The road project would be a catalyst for the development of Puducherry including its tourism, industry, education, medical sectors

published on : 16th April 2022

India recovers, albeit with disparities

Historically, states in the eastern region performed poorly in terms of their competitiveness. However, the post-Covid economic trends tell a different story. 

published on : 14th April 2022

Government committed to provide seamless connectivity in Andaman Islands: Union Minister Gadkari

The road transport and highways minister in a series of tweets said the Beodnabad to Ferrargunj section of NH-4 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands was completed in 2019.

published on : 13th April 2022
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