Wed, Nov 29, 2023
In an exclusive conversation with ANI, two workers who were trapped in the Silkyara Tunnel talk about their 17-day-long experience trapped in the tunnel. The workers had a sigh of relief after the anxiety-filled initial 24 hours. Vishwajeet Kumar Verma and Subodh Kumar Verma expressed their gratitude to the rescuers and the government as well.
Fri, Nov 24, 2023
Rescue operations at Uttarkashi tunnel collapse site entered Day 13, with trapped workers deemed safe and in good spirits. The mission is already in its final stage with merely a few metres separating rescuers and trapped workers. Former advisor to PMO informed that there will likely be no metallic obstruction for the next 5 meters.
Sun, Nov 19, 2023
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari arrived at Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi to conduct an on-site inspection of the ongoing relief and rescue work on November 19. They were accompanied by Uttarakhand Chief Secretary SS Sandhu at Silkyara.
Sun, Nov 18, 2018
Union Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday lashed out at banks saying they are not making financial closures for infrastructure projects worth Rs 2 lakh crore despite a "golden opportunity" and blamed the Reserve Bank for creating "more complications".
Sat, Nov 17, 2018
Gadkari will also launch invitation of tenders for Mumbai-Elephanta Ropeway and a Super Specialty Hospital at the Port.
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
The government's mission is to build high quality roads at low cost, Union Road Transport and highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said Friday.
Thu, Nov 01, 2018
Keen on promoting innovative modes of transport, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Thursday said the government may induct hybrid aeroboats in the upcoming Kumbh fair and also for ferrying people to Taj Mahal (Agra) from the national capital.
The government's focus is on boosting public transport as the number of people hailing taxi aggregators may swell to 1 crore daily in the next two-three years from 35 lakh daily at present, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said Thursday.
Sun, Oct 21, 2018
In a bid to actualise the dream of a "nirmal" and "aviral" Ganga, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said Sunday the government is looking to complete about 200 projects for ghats and crematoria by March 2019.
The shipping ministry is planning to undertake works worth Rs 2.35 lakh crore under the Sagarmala project in Maharashtra, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said here Saturday.
Mon, Oct 08, 2018
Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari Monday stressed on use of alternative sources of energy including bio ethanol amid rise in petroleum prices.
Thu, Oct 04, 2018
India is facing an "economic crisis" due to its huge oil imports, two local TV channels cited Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari as saying on Thursday, ahead of a meeting of key ministers to discuss the falling rupee and the nation`s widening trade deficit.
Mon, Oct 01, 2018
The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is unlikely to take a decision soon to reduce minimum land acquisition before bidding out a road project. The proposal is to reduce mandatory land acquisition requirement while starting the project to 50% from the present 80%.
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, The government has eased norms for import of 2,500 motor vehicles of certain categories annually.
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi & Union Minister Nitin Gadkari have accelerated the momentum through the conception and roll-out of 'Bharatmala Pariyojana', involving an outlay of Rs 7 lakh crore.
Sat, Sep 15, 2018
The work on the proposed Rs 1-trillion expressway connecting will likely begin from December and get completed within three years
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Speaking at the launch of motivational author Shiv Khera's book 'You can achieve more- Live by design not by default', he said there is no dearth of money or technology in the country or in the government, but there is shortage of people who want to work.
Tue, Aug 07, 2018
Major policy initiatives coupled with expeditious land acquisition resulted in highest ever award of 51,073 km of highways and construction of 28,531 km over the last four years, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today
Urging Niti Aayog to formulate a policy for waste recycling, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said converting waste into wealth offers a more than Rs 5 lakh crore opportunity in the country. Gadkari said the policy can create huge employment potential and can bolster the country's economic growth.
Fri, Aug 03, 2018
"The Constitution of India has a special provision that for airports... And major ports, there is no requirement for environment and forest clearances," the shipping and road transport minister said here.
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Funding is becoming a challenging task for road developers, forcing the Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari and Reserve Bank of India’s deputy governor to meet the bankers and ask them to lend money to these projects.
Sat, Jul 14, 2018
Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari today said Mumbai-Goa cruise will start from the beginning of the next month, with an aim to boost tourism. Besides, he said, two floating restaurants will come up in Mumbai
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
Speaking about the financial strain crude oil imports place on the country, Gadkari said: "We spend Rs 7 lakh crore annually to import crude oil. The economy is facing challenges - one of which is the heavy crude import bill. The fall in the value of rupee against US dollar is also related to this."
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