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.
Tue, Nov 23, 2021
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that National Automobile Scrappage policy is mutual win-win policy for all the stakeholders.
Fri, Oct 22, 2021
The minister said around 35 multi-modal logistics parks will come up in the country under the Bharatmala project, and four MMLPs will be developed in Maharashtra, including Jalna, Nasik, Solapur and Sangli.
Wed, Oct 13, 2021
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that bio-ethanol can also be a sustainable fuel for aviation purpose as it can provide 80% savings on greenhouse gas emissions and can be blended up to 50% with conventional jet fuels without any modification.
Fri, Oct 08, 2021
The road transport and highways minister said it has been planned to construct 25,000 km of national highways within the next two years.
The road transport and highways minister added that there is a mentality regarding speed that if the speed of the car increases then there will be an accident.
Nitin Gadkari on Friday said he has asked US-based Tesla several times to manufacture its iconic electric vehicles in India, while assuring that all support will be provided by the government to the company.
Thu, Oct 07, 2021
Gadkari said he was also studying the sirens used by ambulances and police vehicles and replace them with a more pleasant tune played on the All India Radio.
Thu, Sep 30, 2021
There are some important updates that are likely to impact the auto companies. Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that flex engines in vehicles are soon to be needed in the country.
Tue, Sep 21, 2021
As per the information an important meeting will be held next month (October) regarding safety features in cars. The meeting will be headed by Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari.
To reduce road accidents, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has pitched for fixed driving hours for commercial truck drivers similar to that of pilots, as well as on-board sleep detection sensors in commercial vehicles.
Sun, Sep 19, 2021
The Centre will get toll revenues worth Rs 1,000 to 1,500 crore every month once the much-awaited Delhi-Mumbai Expressway becomes operational in 2023, Gadkari said and described state-owned NHAI as a "gold mine" for generating income
Fri, Sep 17, 2021
While reviewing the progress of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway (DME) at Dausa, in Rajasthan, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said like electric railway engines, buses and trucks will also be powered by electricity.
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is expected to halve the commute time between the national capital and the financial hub from nearly 24 hours to 12 hours.
Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said people need to pay if they want better road infrastructure in the country and mentioned how expressways help in reducing travel time and fuel costs.
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Nitin Gadkari assured better returns for the investors compared to those garnered in the US.
Mon, Sep 13, 2021
The 8-lane expressway will have 214 bridges, 511 culverts, 100 small and big underpasses and seven toll booths, with passenger amenities being developed at 12 places
Tue, Aug 31, 2021
He said this year government has increased year-on-year infrastructure Capex by 34 per cent to Rs 5.54 lakh crore, such increased investment in infrastructure would revive the economy and create employment in near future.
Wed, Aug 18, 2021
In good news for the domestic airbags manufacturing companies, the central government is all set to make six airbags mandatory in any segment of a private vehicle. At present, it has already been made compulsory for automobile companies to install at least two airbags at the front.
Tue, Aug 17, 2021
Nitin Gadkari confirmed that he will be launching India's first electric tractor next month.
Wed, Aug 11, 2021
Addressing a virtual event organised by industry body CII Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that his target is to achieve the pace of 100 km per day in highway construction.
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