Articles tagged under: Nitin Gadkari

Work on Vadodara-Mumbai expressway to start in a month, travel time to reduce by 2.5 – 3 hours: Gadkari

September 19, 2017

Vadodara: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari today announced that the work on Rs 44000 crore Vadodara-Mumbai expressway would start within a month. Addressing the 38th meet of Transport Development Council Gadkari said that the expressway would decrease the travel time between the two cities by 2.5 to 3 hours. He also said that apart from this other such 12 national highways were al...Read More

India hopeful operations at Chabahar Port will start by 2018: Gadkari

August 06, 2017
India hopeful operations at Chabahar Port will start by 2018: Gadkari

New Delhi: The Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is keen on developing Chabahar Port in Iran and is hopeful of starting operations by 2018. Shri Gadkari is in Teheran today, to represent India at the taking over of office by President Hassan Rouhani for the second term. On the eve of his visit to Iran the Minister said that India and Iran have shared special ties historically. Shri Gadkari informed that civil construction wor...Read More

Nitin Gadkari shares details of number of development projects taking place in Gujarat under his ministry

May 22, 2017
Nitin Gadkari shares details of number of development projects taking place in Gujarat under his ministry

Kandla: Following are the Gujarat related highlights of Union Shipping minister Nitin Gadkari's address at Kandla Port function in Gujarat today in presence of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. -Rs 1800 crore port profit went up to Rs 4,000 crore last year and this year it will be Rs 5,000 crore thanks to direction given by PM. -In 2014 we had only 100 mt capacity at our ports. PM asked us to focus and work upon for increased capacity. We have increased 266 mt capacity. -We used to ...Read More

Rs 2 lakh crore for roads, Rs 75,000 crore for inland, shipping, ports in five years for Gujarat: Gadkari

March 07, 2017

Bharuch: Union minister for Shipping, Road and Transport Nitin Gadkari today while speaking at Bharuch said, the govt led by Shri Modi in Centre will spend Rs 2 lakh crore in Gujarat in Road sector by the end of five-year term. Additional Rs 75,000 crore will be spent in inland, shipping and ports sector in Gujarat. In the function organized here to open a new river bridge over Narmada in Bharuch, Gadkari said: 'Construction order for this bridge was issued in year 2012 during the Congress go...Read More

Rajnath, Shah, Bhagwat attend marriage of Gadkari’s daughter

December 04, 2016

Nagpur: Union minister Nitin Gadkari's daughter today got married at a ceremony here attended by a host of dignitaries, including Central ministers Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu, BJP president Amit Shah, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Gadkari's daughter Ketki, youngest of his three children, tied the knot with Aditya Kaskhedikar, who works with Facebook in the US. Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, MNS presiden...Read More

Toilet Facilities at all 370 Toll Plazas on National Highways

November 05, 2016
Toilet Facilities at all 370 Toll Plazas on National Highways

New Delhi: The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways is working on a project to provide toilet facilities with proper water and light at all 370 toll plazas located on National Highways within the next three months under Swatch Bharat Mission. The Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari directed Regional Officers of NHAI and Road Transport & Highways Ministry in a video conference today, to start work on the project within the next fifteen days. He said all toll plazas on N...Read More

Vijay Rupani was an ‘unanimous’ choice: Gadkari

August 05, 2016

Gandhinagar: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who was one of the the two central observers of the party for the BJP state legislature party meet convened here today for the selection of the successor of the outgoing Chief Minister Mrs. Anandiben Patel, said that the name of Mr Vijay Rupani as the leader emerged 'unanimously' following a democratic process which also involved Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing a press conference Mr Gadkari said that Mr Rupani's name was proposed by Mrs...Read More

Nitin Gadkari visits Ranip Bus Port in Ahmedabad

August 05, 2016
Nitin Gadkari visits Ranip Bus Port in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Union Road and Transport minister Nitin Gadkari today visited Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) bus port in Ranip area of Ahmedabad. He was accompanied by Transport minister of Gujarat Shri Vijay Rupani, MoS Transport Shankarbhai Chaudhary and MoS in Centre under Gadkari Shri Mansukhbhai Mandaviya. Ranip bus port has been developed in Public Private Partnership(PPP) mode. The state-of-the art bus stand is fourth bus port developed in Gujarat after two in Vadodara and one...Read More

Govt gives nod to monetize 75 road projs; to garner Rs 1L cr

August 03, 2016
Govt gives nod to monetize 75 road projs; to garner Rs 1L cr

New Delhi:Government today approved a proposal to monetize public-funded national highway projects, a move that can garner about Rs 1 lakh crore. "The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has authorised National Highways Authority of India to monetize the public funded highway projects which could result in funds in the range of Rs 80,000 to Rs 1 lakh crore initially," Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari told PTI. Around 75 operational NH projects completed under public...Read More

Gadkari visits Tesla Motors in America, invites proposal for India entry

July 16, 2016
Gadkari visits Tesla Motors in America, invites proposal for India entry

San Francisco: Tesla motors today said that India will "definitely" be a market for their next generation low-cost sustainable model-3, with the Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari asking the iconic company to outline their proposals for entry into the Indian market. During a visit to the Tesla factory here, Gadkari offered to promote joint ventures between the global leaders in electric car manufacturing and the Indian automobile companies with a view to introducing pollution-fre...Read More