Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Friday laid the foundation stone of 10 national highway projects for a 336 km stretch over a virtual event.
Noting that roads are now being built at twice the speed as before, the Lt Governor said there has been a radical change in its progress under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also said there will be parking space beneath the Zuari bridge in Goa and people could arrive even in boats.
The move, if implemented by Indian food regulator FSSAI, could empower Indian consumers and substantially impact the Indian oil industry.
The union minister visited the Zojila tunnel, which will be the longest tunnel in Asia, and reviewed the progress of work.
The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said through public-private investment model can be replicated to revamp the country’s health sector.
The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said the decision over continuing infrastructure in Afghanistan with Taliban government in place is going to be taken by PM Narendra Modi.
The two ministers also witnessed multiple aircraft operations on the emergency landing facility (ELF) of NH-295 on Thursday.
A mock emergency landing was performed by a Hercules C-130J plane of the IAF which also carried Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari alongside Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat.
'The Automotive Mission Plan of the Government of India is to set a goal to raise the contribution of the automobile sector towards nation GDP to 12 per cent and generate about 50 million new jobs,' Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
Nitin Gadkari said that the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) should also have a financial arm like the Power Ministry's Power Finance Corporation (PFC).
Farooq visited under construction Zojila and Z-Morh projects that will provide all-weather connectivity between Kashmir and Ladakh.
The chief minister had the interactions over various developmental works and issues concerning the state.
Jaishankar was in Tehran last month and was one of the first foreign leaders to have met with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi ahead of his swearing-in on August 5.
The incident has sent shockwaves in the state with senior police officers demanding the arrest of the security personnel for insulting and attacking the SP
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Nitin Gadkari asserted 93% of the vehicles pay toll using FASTag, while the remaining 7 per cent have still not taken it despite paying a double toll.
Addressing an election rally at Egra in the Purba Medinipur district, Gadkari said that the parties that ruled the state failed to meet the aspirations of the people
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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