Nitin Gadkari

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  • Nitin Gadkari shares strategy to counter air pollution

    Nitin Gadkari shares strategy to counter air pollution

    Amid rising pollution levels, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said traffic not destined for Delhi should be diverted from the capital to cut traffic congestion on city roads. Gadkari said the government was working on completion......

    November 14, 2017
  • 2.32 m suspicious bank accounts under scanner: Gadkari

    2.32 m suspicious bank accounts under scanner: Gadkari

    Massive cash deposits of Rs 3.68 lakh crore in 23.22 lakh (2.32 million) bank accounts are under suspicion post the demonetisation move and are being investigated, Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Wednesday. Besides, around 17.73 lakh (1.77......

    November 8, 2017
  • Will transport liquid cargo by road, waterways: Gadkari

    Will transport liquid cargo by road, waterways: Gadkari

    The Shipping Ministry has decided to transport liquid cargo like LNG, LPG, methanol, CNG and edible oils by waterways and railways instead of roads, and will focus on creating infrastructure for it, Union Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Minister......

    November 7, 2017
  • Will bring logistics cost down to 12%: Nitin Gadkari

    Will bring logistics cost down to 12%: Nitin Gadkari

    With logistics cost in India alarmingly high, the government is working towards lowering it by a third by developing coastal shipping and inland waterways as alternative modes of transport, Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday. In his address......

    November 5, 2017
  • Work on river inter-linking project to start: Nitin Gadkari

    Work on river inter-linking project to start: Nitin Gadkari

    Work on the first phase of the ambitious river inter-linking project will start within the next three months, Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari announced on Saturday. Gadkari said while discussions on river connectivity had been going on for several years,......

    November 4, 2017
  • Nitin Gadkari plans Rs 5-tln bond sale to fund large infra projects

    Nitin Gadkari plans Rs 5-tln bond sale to fund large infra projects

    Reiterating that funds are not a constraint for undertaking large developmental projects, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said nearly Rs 5 trillion can be raised from capital markets, most of which could in fact come from small investors. "We......

    November 3, 2017
  • Cabinet approves construction of 84,000 km roads at Rs 7 lakh crore

    Cabinet approves construction of 84,000 km roads at Rs 7 lakh crore

    The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved road building programmes of around Rs 7 lakh crore with a target to construct 83,677 km of roads in the next five years. These programmes, including Bharatmala project of around 35,000 km with an......

    October 24, 2017
  • Mulling huge fund for river interlinking: Gadkari

    Mulling huge fund for river interlinking: Gadkari

    The government is mulling to create a large fund for interlinking of rivers and work on three interlinking projects will start in few months, Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday. Interlinking of......

    October 10, 2017
  • Bureaucracy must fast-track decision-making, says Gadkari

    Bureaucracy must fast-track decision-making, says Gadkari

    Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday blamed the bureaucracy for its slow decision-making process and tardy implementation of projects. The Minister for Road Transport said his department could have doubled the current progress if the officials had improved their decision-making......

    October 10, 2017
  • Congress demands Amit Shah's resignation

    Congress demands Amit Shah's resignation

    The Congress on Monday demanded the resignation of BJP President Amit Shah over the allegedly "suspicious transactions and dealings" of his son Jay Shahs firms for the sake of an impartial inquiry. The Congress stressed that in the past BJP......

    October 9, 2017
  • VP Naidu lays foundation stone for inland waterway in Andra Pradesh

    VP Naidu lays foundation stone for inland waterway in Andra Pradesh

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for the development of an inland waterway in the Krishna river between Muktyala and Vijayawada in the Andhra Pradesh capital region of Amaravati. The vice president also dedicated seven national highway......

    October 3, 2017
  • Gadkari to launch 5-day free eye-check up for truckers on 2 Oct

    Gadkari to launch 5-day free eye-check up for truckers on 2 Oct

    The Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will launch the nationwide five-day Free Eye Check-up Campaign and distribution of spectacles for truck drivers, cleaners and helpers at Panjari Toll Plaza, Nagpur Bypass, in Maharashtra on 2 October. Free eye......

    October 1, 2017
  • Gadkari to perform 'Bhoomi Poojan' of Wardha dry port on 2 Oct

    Gadkari to perform 'Bhoomi Poojan' of Wardha dry port on 2 Oct

    Union Shipping, Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will on Monday perform 'Bhoomi Pooja' of the Wardha dry port at Maharastra's Sindi, an official statement said on Sunday. The dry port is being developed by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port......

    October 1, 2017