“The agricultural growth is now pegged at 2.4 per cent…earlier it was pegged at .2 per cent…the situation was negative,” said Gadkari.
Claiming that the BJD government can “neither see nor move despite having eyes and legs”, Nitin Gadkari said it was surprising that they won elections.
Nitin Gadkari makes it official — India is a road safety disaster of inhuman proportions
Last year also witnessed the highest number of accidents on the roads, at 5,01,423 or 1,374 a day, according to the data compiled and released by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said maritime organisations should work out skill development solutions to provide low-cost, quality training to the youth to help them get jobs.
Says his ministry will appoint a consultant to study the problem and suggest a solution.
Gadkari made the announcement while addressing a public meeting here after laying the foundation stone of a Rs4,876-crore project for widening Bhavnagar-Veraval National Highway 8E.
Gadkari, was chief guest at the 35th annual convocation of Institute of Rural Management.
In a surprise move, the Congress declared P Chidambaram as the party nominee to Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra
The transport minister said that a notification to have such devices in all public transport buses across the country will be issued on June 2.
Gadkari, known to speak his mind, did not name the “vested interests” who are trying to scuttle the new law but said these are the people who are “opposed to transparency and computerisation in the highways sector”.
We are working on a new technology that will significantly reduce the cost of converting diesel taxis to CNG.
A Central ministry must wait nine months for clearances for a parking lot. Thereby hangs a tale.
The panel will be headed by Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Sanjay Mitra, and have Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Delhi Transport Commissioner as its members.
The Union Transport Minister said it took his ministry nine months just to acquire clearances from various ministries for the project.