Covid-19: NHAI makes way for distributing food to migrants at toll plazas
In a meeting held on Saturday NHAI has asked toll operators to make...
Govt temporarily suspends toll collection on national highways in-view of COVID-19 pandemic
Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkar...
Need to bring in a corporate structure in KVIC: Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari said that KVIC’s turnover in FY 19 was Rs 75,000 crore, and is expected...
No record to show MSMEs impacted by demonetisation: Gadkari
Gadkari said that small enterprises were facing issues related to shortage of wor...
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Proposal for relief to MSME sector on account of coronavirus
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the MSME sector is facing a big challenge on account of the coronavirus outbreak.
Not easy for entrepreneurs to avail bank loans: Nitin Gadkari
Referring to the need for cutting delays in decision making or project implementation, the minister said he has started a practice of maintaining timeline so as to expedite and monitor the process. He said the government is working on launching a new website for MSME sector on the lines of Alibaba platform for marketing MSME products.
Highway construction down to 26 km a day
The daily pace of construction of highways has taken a hit in FY20. The year may end with a figure of around 26 km per day, a considerable dip from FY19’s record — 29 km per day.
6 lakh MSMEs restructured, coronavirus offers opportunity to Indian industries: Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari said six lakh industries under MSME have already been restructured and by December 31, the extended date for restructuring, the numbers will increase.
Five months since new Motor Vehicles Act, road accidents come down by 10%
Since the passage of the amended Motor Vehicles Act five months ago, the cases of road accidents have reduced by ten percent in India as informed by Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari. "We have been able to save 10,000 lives," he said, adding that Tamil Nadu has done some good work in this regard.
Virgin Group reaches out to Nitin Gadkari for hyperloop
Last month, the Maharashtra government decided to shelve the company’s proposed project in the state.
CJI seeks Nitin Gadkari's help on air pollution, but drops idea
The CJI clarified that he was not “summoning” the minister but only wanted his assistance in dealing with a petition filed by activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan on behalf of the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) seeking an immediate switch to electric vehicles as part of the government efforts to improve ambient air quality in Delhi-NCR.
Nitin Gadkari to represent India at road safety conference in Stockholm
The objective of the conference is to bring road safety on the global agenda and renew the world community's commitment to safer roads, the highways and road ministry said in a statement.
Govt looking for funding for Rs 60,000 crore river linking project: Nitin Gadkari
"The plan for the project is ready and the government is looking for a loan of Rs 60,000 crore to executethe project," the minister said, addressing the sixth annual convocation at the National Institute of Technology at Karaikal, an enclave of the union territory of Puducherry.
Nitin Gadkari inaugurates first inter-city electric bus service
The 43-seater capacity luxury electric bus, manufactured by Mitra Mobility Solution, has a range of 300 kilometre on a single charge and would be operated twice daily between the two cities, the operator Prasanna Purple Mobility Solutions said.
Nitin Gadkari invites players for electric lane of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway
The minister said the government is ready to provide policy support to serious investors and also appealed them to come forward in the field of alternative fuel including bio-CNG and electric vehicle. The entire Delhi Mumbai Express Highway will be completed in the next three years, the minister said, adding that land acquisition for the project has been completed.
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