Mon, Dec 11, 2023
In July, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said the draft notification to mandate the installation of air-conditioning systems in the cabins of trucks has been approved.
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.
Wed, May 04, 2022
Transport and highway minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday chaired a meeting along with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to review the proposal of the National Highways Logistics Management Limited to revamp logistics and allied activities in the national capital region
Mon, May 02, 2022
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday argued for extending priority sector lending facilities for entities engaged in the production and business of alternative fuels.
Tue, Apr 26, 2022
Seven ropeway projects will be constructed in Himachal Pradesh at a cost of Rs 3,232 crore under the ambitious Parvatmala scheme, an official statement said on Tuesday.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday urged companies to take advance action to recall all defective vehicles, even as he said there is some problem with EV batteries when the temperature rises in the months of March, April and May.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said India has no problem if Tesla is ready to manufacture in India.
Thu, Apr 14, 2022
Ola Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bhavish Aggarwal met Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday to discuss the future of electric vehicles in the country even as reports of Ola electric scooters catching fire are doing the rounds.
Thu, Mar 24, 2022
This is a significant MoU which will facilitate leveraging expertise of Ministry of Tourism and Indian Tourism Development Corp (ITDC) for developing Way-Side Amenities(WSAs) and View-Points at tourist places, a statement on PIB by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways said.
Wed, Mar 23, 2022
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari told the Parliament on Wednesday that the government will soon bring a GPS-based toll tracking system.
Thu, Mar 10, 2022
Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of 19 projects worth Rs 1,407 crore, including the inauguration of a four-lane U-turn underpass on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway on Wednesday.
Sat, Mar 05, 2022
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari while addressing the Silicon Valley Dialogue spoke about plan regarding the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure in India.
India is looking for a electricity-based technology for mass rapid transportation that is cost effective and such as can be made in the country.
Thu, Feb 10, 2022
Nitin Gadkari said that automobile companies will now have to install 8 airbags in their car.
Sat, Feb 05, 2022
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said the government will not take money from foreign investors to build infrastructure projects like roads, and instead mobilise funds from small investors.
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
The minister informed on Friday, "In order to enhance the safety of the occupants in motor vehicles carrying up to 8 passengers, I have now approved a Draft GSR Notification to make a minimum of 6 Airbags compulsory."
Fri, Jan 14, 2022
The minister had acknowledged that additional airbags in small cars will increase their cost by at least Rs 3,000-4,000.
Mon, Dec 27, 2021
To substitute India's petroleum imports, the government has advised automobile makers to start manufacturing flex-fuel vehicles and flex-fuel strong hybrid electric vehicles complying with BS-VI emission norms within six months, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
Thu, Dec 23, 2021
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday dedicated Delhi-Meerut Expressway (DME) to the public.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the government has issued an advisory to carmakers to introduce flexible-fuel engines in vehicles.
Thu, Dec 02, 2021
Authorities have issued over 7.67 crore challans for traffic violations across the country in 23 months after the implementation of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari told Parliament on Thursday.
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said development is impossible without good roads and that is the reason the Centre is focusing on improving motorways in the country.
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