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​Cameras on National Highways to catch speeding drivers: Nitin Gadkari

With overspeeding accounting for over 62 per cent road accident deaths, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said cameras will be installed on National Highways to check errant drivers who would face stricter penalties.

Maritime sector should scale up skills training: Nitin Gadkari

Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari has called for maritime organisations to work out skill development solutions that could provide low-cost, quality training to the youth ...

Nitin Gadkari calls for low-cost: job-oriented training to youth

Maritime organisations should come forward to impart job-oriented skill training to youth as the sector is expected to generate over one crore job opportunities, the government today said.

Eye on furniture hub, IKEA seeks 450 acres at Kandla port

Upbeat on infrastructure growth in India, Swedish furniture giant IKEA has evinced keen interest in a proposed cluster at Kandla port and sought 450 acres for the same, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said.


‘Metrino’ driverless pods for NCR: Work on the Rs 4,000-crore project to begin in two months, says Nitin Gadkari

Government's ambitious Rs 4,000 crore 'Metrino' public transport project is scheduled to hit the ground in the next two months.

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Good roads would boost tourism in Himachal Pradesh: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said Himachal Pradesh (HP) was a favourite destination for tourists and good roads would boost the tourism industry in the state.

Gujarat to get Rs 2 lakh crore for infra development: Nitin Gadkari

Centre will allocate Rs 2 lakh crore to Gujarat for the development of roads and ports during the next three years, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today.

Despite funds and efforts, no desired results in agro-economy: Nitin Gadkari

Lamenting that both politicians and bureaucrats are "far removed" from the rural problems, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said that despite provision of funds...

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Must for buses to have panic buttons, CCTV cameras to passenger safety; notification on June 2: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari said, "To ensure safety of women after the unfortunate Nirbhaya incident, we have decided to make it mandatory for public transport buses to install emergency panic buttons."

Nitin Gadkari to dedicate buses with safety measures for women to public

Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari will dedicate buses with safety measures for women under the Nirbhaya Scheme to public in the national capital today.

Much remains to be done on road safety: Nitin Gadkari

Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari has been able to impart momentum to road construction, but he admits that much remains to be done to bring down...

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Government eyes Rs 25 lakh crore infrastructure investments that would create 4 crore jobs

Government expects investments worth Rs 25 lakh crore in the infrastructure sector by 2019 which will help generate 4 crore jobs, Nitin Gadkari has said.


Nitin Gadkari says non-passage of road safety bill ‘biggest regret’

Blaming 'vested interests' for delaying the Road Safety Bill, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today said its non-passage remains his "biggest regret"

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Scrapping policy to boost auto industry turnover to Rs 20 tn: Nitin Gadkari

Ready with a new scrapping policy that will provide incentives for surrendering old polluting vehicles, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said it will boost the automobile industry turnover over four-times to Rs 20 lakh cror

‘Install CCTV, drones and levy fine to check rash driving’

Expressing concern over high number of road accidents, an expert committee has suggested installing CCTV cameras at regular intervals on highways to check rash driving besides levying of heavy fines.

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Drafting faulty road DPRs may land officials in soup: Nitin Gadkari

In a stern warning to officials over faulty project reports, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today cautioned that officials concerned could be booked in case of accidents happening due to flawed road designing.

Nitin Gadkari QnA: Minister on diesel taxis, pollution & road connectivity

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari talks to Pragya Kaushika about the recent Supreme Court ban on diesel taxis, tackling air pollution, better road connectivity in hilly regions and the row over Prim

Nitin Gadkari’s own ministry had to wait for 9 months for approval of automated parking lot. Ashamed, says minister

The Union Transport Minister said it took his ministry nine months just to acquire clearances from various ministries for the project.

IT applications monitoring 900 highway projects worth Rs 6 lakh crore: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said: We have decided to use IT applications on a large scale. We are monitoring 900 projects worth Rs 6 lakh crore.

Govt to approach SC over ban on diesel taxis in Delhi: Nitin Gadkari

As protesting taxi drivers created a traffic chaos here today, the government said it will request the Supreme Court to reconsider the ban on plying of diesel taxis in the national capital.

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Don’t issue liquor shop licences along national highways: Centre to states

Alarmed at "deadly figures" due to drunken driving menace, the Centre has asked state governments not to give licences for liquor shops along the National Highways.

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Govt eyes Rs 25 lakh crore investment for infra development: Nitin Gadkari

The government is expecting investments worth Rs 25 lakh crore over the next 3 years in the roads, railway and shipping infrastructure that includes setting up of 27 industrial clusters...

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Govt to construct ponds free of cost in lieu of soil: Nitin Gadkari

Amid severe drought in states like Maharashtra, the government in an innovative move will construct ponds free of cost for farmers in lieu of soil that will be used in road projects across the country, Union Minister Nitin Ga

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Mercedes-Benz to power vehicles with bio-diesel: Nitin Gadkari

Hit hard by the clamp down on large diesel cars, German luxury car maker Mercedes Benz has offered to power its cars and other vehicles with bio-diesel in India.

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Trying 3D paintings as virtual speed breakers: Nitin Gadkari

To check rash driving, the government is considering putting up three-dimensional (3D) paintings on major highways and busy roads to create virtual speed breakers, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.

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Steep road targets to FASTag e-toll & wifi: 5 recent steps by Nitin Gadkari to improve quality of highways

From FASTag pan-India e-toll to better monitoring of road projects, we take a look at five recent initiatives by Gadkari's ministry that will improve the quality of India's national highways and make your journey easier:

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Efforts on to reduce road mishap fatalities by half: Nitin Gadkari

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said serious efforts are underway to bring down by 50 per cent the number of fatalities in road accidents in country.

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