Tag: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi-Meerut Expressway Reduces Travel Time To 45 Minutes From 3 Hrs
New Delhi-Meerut Expressway Reduces Travel Time To 45 Minutes From 3 Hrs

New Delhi: The Delhi-Meerut Expressway has been finally opened for the public from Thursday. It will reduce travel time between the two cities from three hours to just 45 minutes. It has been declared operational from Thursday by Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, who said, the government has fulfilled one of […]

Driving License Tests Get Tougher, Know Details
Driving License Tests Get Tougher, Know Details

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Getting a driving license will now be tougher as those seeking the licences are required to pass a set of stringent skill tests that include reversing a vehicle with reasonable accuracy to qualify for it, the Centre informed the Parliament. The passing percentage in order to be eligible to get a driving licence […]

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Vehicle Scrapping Policy Will Be 'Win-Win' Policy; To Reduce Pollution: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the vehicle scrapping policy will be a “win-win” policy that will help improve fuel efficiency and reduce pollution. Making a statement regarding the vehicle scrapping policy in the Lok Sabha, the Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Minister said the policy will also lead to an increase […]

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Junk Your Old Car And Get 5% Rebate From Automakers On New Purchase: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: There is good news for consumers who are going to junk their old vehicles and buy a new one under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy as automakers will give about 5 per cent rebate on the new purchase, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said. The voluntary vehicle scrapping policy announced in the Union Budget […]

NHAI Develops Single Lane Of 25.54 Kms Road In 18 Hrs
NHAI Develops Single Lane Of 25.54 Kms Road In 18 Hrs

Vijayapura (Karnataka): The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has achieved a rare feat by completing a single lane of the four-lane stretch of 25.54 km being developed between Vijaypur-Solapur (NH 52) in a record time of 18 hours, Union minister for Road Transport, Highways Nitin Gadkari said on his Twitter handle. “This quick work […]

Manufacturers Should Provide Basic Safety Features In Vehicles: Gadkari

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has said that automobile manufacturers should provide basic safety in vehicles at a minimum affordable price. Citing a recent study which clearly states that if we succeed in preventing deaths in road accidents, we can save around Rs 90 lakh per person, Gadkari said it […]

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Transport Ministry Approves 3 Six Lane Road Projects In Odisha

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has approved three six lane projects in the State of Odisha. Gadkari took to the Twitter to inform about the nod to road projects on Wednesday. The road projects approved by the Transport ministry which come under Raipur – Visakhapatnam Economic corridor include Dhanara-Hatibena […]

Green Tax To Be Imposed On Older Vehicles Soon: Nitin Gadkari
Green Tax To Be Imposed On Older Vehicles Soon: Nitin Gadkari

The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has approved a proposal to levy a “Green Tax” on old vehicles which are polluting the environment. The proposal will now go to the states for consultation before it is formally notified. The main principles to be followed while levying the Green Tax are : […]

Old Vehicle Scrapping Policy: Govt Likely To Give Nod Soon, Says Nitin Gadkari
Old Vehicle Scrapping Policy: Govt Likely To Give Nod Soon, Says Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: The much-awaited policy to scrap 15-year old vehicles is likely to get government nod soon, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday. On July 26, 2019, the government proposed amendments to motor vehicle norms to allow scrapping of vehicles older than 15 years in a bid to spur adoption of electrical vehicles. “We […]

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Expand Balasore-Kharagpur NH 60 Into Six Lane, Sarangi Urges Gadkari

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi has sought intervention of Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari for the expansion of Balasore-Kharagpur section of the NH-60 into six lanes. In a letter, Sarangi said that the 120 km stretch from Balasore to Kharagpur has made the road journey hassle-free for the commuters, reducing the […]