Tag: Nitin Gadkari

Union min Nitin Gadkari assures bus and car operators of full support in coming out of economic slowdown

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME Nitin Gadkari has assured the bus and car operators of the country that the government is fully aware of their problems, and will fully support them to mitigate their issues. He said that he is in regular touch with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the […]

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Rs 14,000 Cr Plan To Remove 'Black Spots' From Roads: Gadkari

New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday told Parliament that the government had been working on a Rs 14,000 crore scheme with the assistance of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank to remove “black spots” – which are vulnerable to accidents – from the country’s roads. Replying to a […]

No More Amendments To Motor Vehicles Act: Govt

New Delhi: The government told the Lok Sabha on Thursday that it has no plans to bring more amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act while confirming that road accidents and fatalities have reduced. This was stated by Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, while replying to a question from CPI MP M. Selvaraj. […]

Innovative Research Essential For Country's Growth: Gadkari

Bhubaneswar: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said innovative research, backed by technology and policy decisions, is essential for the progress of the country. Speaking at the sixth convocation of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) deemed-to-be-university here, Gadkari said the country needs to lay greater focus on research and steps should be […]

Cabinet To Soon Decide On Vehicle Scrapping Policy, Says Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the Cabinet will soon decide on the proposed vehicle scrapping policy. The Road Transport and Highways Minister stated that he has cleared a cabinet note on the proposed policy and the finance ministry has also approved the same. “I have signed the file for the cabinet […]

Even Sonia, Kejriwal Backed Hiked Fines Under MV Act: Gadkari

Mumbai: Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the purpose behind hiking penalties for traffic offences was to save lives, and even Sonia Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal supported the move. Defending the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act at India Today Conclave here, Gadkari recalled his own traumatic experience of a road accident. “High […]

RSS affiliate wants to curb surge pricing of Uber, Ola

New Delhi: Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, a key RSS affiliate, has declared war on ‘surge pricing’ by cab aggregators like Uber and Ola. In a letter to Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, the SJM has demanded regulation of surge pricing limits for taxi aggregators under Motor Vehicles Act 2019. SJM’s Ashwini Mahajan wrote, […]

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Gadkari Dismissive About Odd-Even Traffic Scheme

New Delhi: Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday was dismissive about Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s move to relaunch the ‘Odd-Even’ traffic scheme to control pollution, saying it was not necessary. Speaking to reporters after Kejriwal announced that the Odd-Even scheme will be back from November 4-15, Gadkari said: “I don’t think it […]

High Traffic Fines To Avert Road Accidents: Gadkari

New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday defended the recent hike in traffic fines and described it as a deterrent which will promote road safety and avert accidents. According to the Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, the higher fines are meant to save lives rather than augment […]

New Motor Vehicles Act Made Stricter To Make People Respect Rules: Gadkari

Nagpur: Union Road Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday defended the high penalty under the new motor vehicles act, saying the idea behind it is to make people conform to rules, and asked what is more important lives or money. Speaking during a programme in Nagpur, Gadkari tried to address the criticism of […]