Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari calls for research to explore cheaper options to cement, steel to reduce price

The Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) said he has asked some people from IIT to carry out research on alternatives to cement and steel.

published on : 25th January 2021

Gadkari, Pinarayi to open Alappuzha bypass on Jan 28

Forty-five years after it was mooted and nearly six years since its construction works were inaugurated in 2015, the Alappuzha bypass will be opened to the public on January 28.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Union minister Nitin Gadkari pitches for more research to identify import substitute products

Gadkari said that the industry should help and support their vendors to create all types of parts in India.

published on : 16th January 2021

Narendra Singh Tomar, Nitin Gadkari, Smriti Irani to participate in WEF's online Davos Agenda summit

While the WEF will host its physical annual meeting in May in Singapore, as against the regular venue of Swiss ski resort town of Davos, the Geneva-based organisation is hosting an online event.

published on : 10th January 2021

Balasore MP Pratap Sarangi seeks six-laning of NH-60

Sarangi urged Gadkari to consider the proposal to widen the road in the interest of people of Eastern India. 

published on : 6th January 2021

NHAI will use customised software for tracking staff

Gadkari had warned officials that it was time to show the exit door to non-performing assets complicating and delaying projects by creating obstacles.

published on : 4th January 2021

Miners' body urges Centre to withdraw protective support provided to domestic steel players

Union minister Nitin Gadkari last month said that he had sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attention towards 55 per cent hike in steel prices by players.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Tesla to begin operations in India in 2021: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

The Road, Transport and Highways minister has been pushing for green fuel and electric vehicles for cutting India's huge Rs 8 lakh crore crude imports.

published on : 28th December 2020

FASTag mandatory from January 1, commuters won't be required to stop at toll plazas

The FASTags were launched in the year 2016, and four banks together issued nearly a lakh of them. By 2017, their numbers went up to seven lakh.

published on : 24th December 2020

Gadkari inaugurates, lays foundation stone for over Rs 13,000 crore highway projects in Telangana

The projects include 765.663 km long roads worth Rs 13,169 crore," Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement.

published on : 21st December 2020

RSS ideologue Madhav Govind Vaidya cremated; Mohan Bhagwat, Nitin Gadkari pay tributes

Madhav Govind Vaidya, the first spokesperson of the RSS, died at a private hospital on Saturday after a brief illness.

published on : 20th December 2020

Centre to pump in Rs 1.16 L-cr to develop Karnataka highways

Nineteen projects, at a cost of Rs 31,035 crore, are in progress under the Bharatmala and other schemes, he noted. 

published on : 20th December 2020

Politics over farmers not in country's interest; forces out to derive advantage out of agitation: Gadkari

He said that only in farmers case, 'prices are fixed by traders and middlemen which causes huge losses to them. Is it not a big reform and justice that they have the right to fix their prices.'

published on : 16th December 2020

Bihar: Gadkari inaugurates bridge over Sone river, says Rs 30,000 crore road projects underway in state

The minister was addressing a virtual event after inaugurating Koilwar bridge over built at a cost of Rs 266 crore.

published on : 10th December 2020

Highway projects worth Rs 30,000 crore underway in Bihar: Transport minister Nitin Gadkari

The three-lane 1.5 km-long structure is part of a six-lane bridge being built in place of the existing 138-year-old two-lane bridge for both rail and road traffic.

published on : 10th December 2020
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