The ruling National Democratic Alliance nominee and former West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is up against Opposition's Margaret Alva in the election being held a few days after Draupadi Murmum was elected India's 15th President
The use of FASTags has resulted in an estimated fuel savings of around 35 crore liters per year and an estimated 9,78,200 tons of Carbon dioxide emission has been reduced, said Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari, the transport minister, told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that the government is looking at new technologies to replace toll plazas throughout the nation and that the new system will be implemented in the next six months.
Replying to supplementaries during the Question Hour, the minister said there is no shortage of funds with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) which has AA rating and is financially very sound.
The Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India,Nitin Gadkari has announced that the ministry is going to launch ten public InvIT road projects, with the first one being launched next month.
The Union road transport and highways minister was speaking at a function organised in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore to lay the foundation stone for five road projects, worth Rs 2,300 crore.
In April this year cases of electric two-wheelers of manufacturers - such as Ola Electric, Okinawa Autotech and PureEV -- catching fire were reported. It prompted the government to form a panel to examine.
Further action will be taken based on CEOs and MDs' responses to the notice, the union minister for road transport and highways has told Parliament
Union minister Nitin Gadkari has made the right statement —only his timelines may need to be revised
The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways urged the industry to move towards fuels such as ethanol, bio-CNG, bio-LNG and green hydrogen
During an event organised by the Hydraulic Trailer Owners Association that took place on July 11, the minister stated: “Our planning is to make an electric highway from Delhi to Mumbai. Just like a trolleybus, you can run trolley trucks also."
According to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, the Dwarka Expressway, popularly known as the Northern Peripheral Road, would open to traffic in 2023 and relieve congestion on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway.
In October, the government monetized a road bundle of 390 km by transferring it to NHAI’s InvIT through the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
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The road transport and highways minister Gadkari said that whenever a tree is cut five more should be planted.
Narendra Modi, Nitin Gadkari and other senior ministers recall achievements of Pallonji Mistry on his passing away
Speaking on the occasion, Gadkari said widening of Ninawa section from Sanchore on NH-168A in the state will increase the business of granite industries of Chalaur district and will make it easier for the farmers to reach Suratgarh Mandi.
According to Union minister Nitin Gadkari, the government will mandate that automakers install a minimum of six airbags in cars that can hold up to eight passengers for increased occupant safety.
According to the statement, Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (Bharat NCAP) is applicable on type approved motor vehicles of category M1 (motor vehicles used for the carriage of passengers, comprising eight seats, in addition to driver’s seat) with gross vehicle weight less than 3.5 tonnes, manufactured or imported in the country.
In a series of tweets, Gadkari said the Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (Bharat NCAP) will serve as a consumer-centric platform, allowing customers to opt for safer cars based upon their Star-Ratings, while promoting a healthy competition among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in India to manufacture safer vehicles.
Furthermore, the minister stated that the Vehicles Scrappage Policy 2021, which focuses on taking off older vehicles from the road in order to reduce pollution and accidents, will also help the vehicle industry save costs by roughly 30%
Addressing an event here, Nitin Gadkari, who is known for his frank views, said that he is contemplating a legislation to curb the practice of wrongly parked vehicles on streets, which often results in the clogging of roads.
Ujjain MP Anil Firojiya has claimed that he is now lighter by 15 kgs and entitled to ask for Rs 15,000 crore fund.
This record was previously achieved by Qatar's Public Works Authority (ASHGHAL) February 27, 2019, Nitin Gadkari said.
India's national highway construction slowed to 28.64 km a day in 2021-22 due to COVID-19 pandemic related disruptions and a longer-than-usual monsoon in some parts of the country.