NHAI, SBI in talks to monetise highways
Last week, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari said he was in talks with a “big bank” ...
LIC offers Rs 1.25 lakh crore line of credit by 2024 to fund highway projects: Nitin Gadkari
The Minister said that the line of credit will b...
30% driving licences in India are fake: Nitin Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari minced no words in criticising the current system of licensing and penalt...
Congress walks out of Lok Sabha during Nitin Gadkari's reply
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was urging Om Birla to allow him to raise an important is...
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Won’t ban petrol, diesel vehicles, says Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari said there is a concern that the government will ban ICE-vehicles, but it is well aware of the contribution that India’s automobile industry is making to the country’s exports and employment.
People need to pay the toll for good roads: Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari said it's a fair model that the limited budget is used to develop roads in hilly & backward regions.
Banking sector facing many challenges: Gadkari
Gadkari also listed ensuring transparency and giving returns on deposits as challenges before the banking sector.
Government stops verification process using Aadhaar for driving license: Nitin Gadkari
Aadhar number obtained for vehicle registrations are 1.65 crore, the minister added.
NHAI eyes Rs 4,995 crore from monetisation of 3rd bundle of highways under TOT model
There are nine highway stretches of 566.27 km in TOT Bundle-3 in states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu.
Motor Vehicles Bill Apolitical, must be approved to address road safety issue: Nitin Gadkari
According to Gadkari, around 30 per cent of driving licences in the country are bogus. About 1.5 lakh people die and 5 lakh people get injured in road accidents every year.
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