Tag: Nitin Gadkari

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 […]

GPS-based Toll Collection System Cleared, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Bhubaneswar: The Centre is hoping that the toll income may rise up to Rs 1.34 lakh crore in five years using Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that the Government has finalised GPS-based(Global Positioning System) technology toll collection to ensure seamless movement […]

Govt Trying To Create 5 Crore Jobs In Next 5 Years
Govt Trying To Create 5 Crore Jobs In Next 5 Years

New Delhi: Union Road Transport and Highways and MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday that the government is trying to create five crore jobs in the next five years. He said that the turnover of rural industries is Rs 80,000 crore, which is targeted to be Rs 5 lakh crore in the next five […]

Nitin Gadkari Unhappy With NHAI Officials Over Project Delays

New Delhi: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has expressed displeasure over the attitude of top officials of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for delays in several projects. He expressed surprise at the fact that the construction of NHAI building in Dwarka took nine years and said the photographs of officials responsible […]

Go 'Swadeshi', End Imports And Increase Exports: Union Min Nitin Gadkari
Go 'Swadeshi', End Imports And Increase Exports: Union Min Nitin Gadkari

Nagpur: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday made a pitch for ‘swadeshi’ (indigenous) production and said imports need to end, while exports should increase. He also suggested setting up of an “import substitute and export-oriented department” with separate funds earmarked for it. The senior BJP leader said the department should work on the principles of […]

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Union Min Nitin Gadkari To Inaugurate 35 Highway Projects In MP

New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will on Tuesday lay inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of 35 highway projects in Madhya Pradesh. These projects for inauguration and foundation-laying account for a road length of 1,139 km, and involving construction value of more than Rs 9,400 crore, an official statement […]

India Needs Rs 50-60 Lakh Cr Foreign Investments To Bolster COVID-Hit Economy: Union Min Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: India needs foreign direct investments worth Rs 50 to 60 lakh crore and the money can be tapped mainly through infrastructure projects as well as MSME sector to accelerate the wheels of the COVID-hit economy, according to Union minister Nitin Gadkari. Emphasising that at this juncture Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is the need […]

Export Turnover Threshold For MSMEs To Be Notified: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: Centre will soon notify the exclusion of export turnover threshold limits for bestowing the MSME status on firms, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. Accordingly, the move will side in identifying MSME unit under the new definition of the sector. Speaking at an EEPC India meeting held a day ago, Gadkari said that […]

Centre Plans Major Changes In Import Policy Of Power Equipment, Development Of Low Carbon Transport System

New Delhi: In line with the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ vision, the Centre proposes to make major changes in the import policy for power equipment in a bid to promote domestic manufacturing and reduce import content in large infrastructure projects. Further, it seems the government will not keep itself limited to the policy action, as it is […]

Go 'Swadeshi', End Imports And Increase Exports: Union Min Nitin Gadkari
Motor Vehicles Act: Centre Announces Validity Extension Of Documents Till September 30

New Delhi: Driving licence, fitness certificate, permits and all such motor vehicle documents will remain valid till September 30 even if people have failed to renew them since February, the government said on Tuesday in view of the COVID-19 situation. In March, the government said these documents would remain valid till June 30. “Given the […]