1. Nitin Gadkari to pour tea into cup driving at 150 kmph to assess quality of Rs 10,000 cr Expressway: Report

Nitin Gadkari to pour tea into cup driving at 150 kmph to assess quality of Rs 10,000 cr Expressway: Report

Nitin Gadkari said efforts are being made to complete the project by August adding that work on the Palwal-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal project has been completed

By: | New Delhi | Published: April 29, 2017 1:21 PM
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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in a shocking statement has said that he will pour tea into a cup to see whether single drop spills over in order to assess the quality of work, according to the reports by TOI. The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, gave this statement after taking an aerial survey of the progress on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway near village Jahllaka in Haryana which is estimated to cost around Rs 10,000.

Talking to the news agency PTI after assessing the progress, Gadkari said about 60% of the work has been completed. He said efforts are being made to complete the project by August adding that work on the Palwal-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal project has been completed. This expressway is likely to reduce the vehicle pressure by up to 50 per cent in Delhi along with reducing the pollution.

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Gadkari told the agency that once the work is finished, the vehicles won’t have to enter Delhi for mutual transit to the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir. The minister lauded the efforts of the Haryana government in completing the work in its territory. The foundation of the Eastern Peripheral Expressway was laid by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2015.

The Eastern Peripheral Expressway would pass through Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautambuddh Nagar and Faridabad. As part of the project, 222 structures out of 339 to be constructed such as bridges, interchanges and over-bridges have also been completed, he said. In addition to the construction of main bridges on Yamuna river, Hindon river and Agra canal, eight railway over-bridges, four over-bridges, 45 small bridges, 77 underpasses and 152 pedestrian underpasses are also part of the project.

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    UTPARN DUBEY
    Apr 30, 2017 at 8:09 pm
    Dear Honourable Minister, Would like to seek your kind attention over the long delay & deteriorating condition of Delhi Jaipur Section of Highway or so called Ajmer Delhi Expy. Without Punishing the culprits and people responsible for miserable condition of Jaipur Delhi Section you announced a New Expressway. Sir you are known for the transformation of Indian Roads and History of Verifiable Project have been completed under your dynamic vision and your ability was well adjudged by the PM Shri Modiji to work for India as a w . It's been 9 years since the FNG Expressway was announced and files now lying in heap of Dust and Garbage. The Best Way to Check construction Quality and audit the progress is pour pure Sulphuric Acid into to Open Beaker and ask the person responsible to now drive beyond the Date of Completion and Delays. Even tough the Roads and Concerned Infrastructure has improved a lot, Lucknow Agra Expy is an ultimate example of time and quality and promises kept.
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      UTPARN DUBEY
      Apr 30, 2017 at 7:55 pm
      Dear Honourable Minister, Will like to your kind attention over the long pending deteriorating condition of Delhi Jaipur Section of Highway or so called Ajmer Delhi Expy. Without Punishing the culprits and people responsible for miserable condition of Jaipur Delhi Section you announced a New Expressway. Sir you are known for the transformation of Indian Roads and History of Verifiable Project have been completed under your dynamic vision and your ability was well adjudged by the PM Shri Modiji to work for India as a w . It's been 9 years since the FNG Expressway was announced and files now lying in heap of Dust and Garbage. The Best Way to Check construction Quality and audit the progress is pour pure Sulphuric Acid into to Open Beaker and ask the person responsible to now drive beyond the Date of Completion and Delays. Even tough the Roads and Concerned Infrastructure has improved a lot, Lucknow Agra Expy is an ultimate example of time and quality and promises kept.
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        vijay nema
        Apr 29, 2017 at 2:29 pm
        Why tea? Why not water.
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          Sanjay
          Apr 30, 2017 at 2:54 pm
          Because if spilled over water will not cause stains or scalding.
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