Nitin Gadkari

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on September 16 tested positive for COVID-19. The minister informed through Twitter that he had been feeling unwell since September 15 and, during health check-ups, he was found COVID-19 positive. The minister has isolated himself and asked people who had came in contact with him to take health precautions. He further stated, "I am at present doing well with the blessings and good wishes of all."

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 10:55 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Nitin Gadkari, Modi Government , Minister, covid positive

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Nitin Gadkari

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Nitin Gadkari Says Pancheshwar Dam in Nepal Will Fix Flooding of Ganga River

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on September 12 said that the flooding of Ganga river in Bihar, Jharkand, and Uttar Pradesh can be prevented by constructing a dam in Pancheshwar, Nepal. The minister spoke about the project following a meeting of the Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism where a number of bilateral projects were discussed and reviewed. Reportedly, both countries have decided to speed-up project implementation. 

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 10:10 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Floods, Nitin Gadkari, Nepal, India

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Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari

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'Vehicle Scrappage' Policy to be Rolled Out by September End: Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport Ministry will presumably instigate the 'vehicle scrappage' policy by September end. The policy prompts old and polluting vehicles' scrapping in lieu of incentives, and setting up recycling clusters to cut costs. Minister Nitin Gadkari stated, "it is important for revival of auto industry." He opined India can become auto manufacturing hub in coming five years. Government also plans to increase import duties to reduce import… read-more

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 10:05 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Nitin Gadkari, Pollution, Transport, Highway

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India To Refuse Chinese Investors For Highway Projects And MSMEs

Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Transport, Nitin Gadkari said India will deny Chinese companies or investors to participate in highway and other infrastructure projects, including those through joint ventures. The minister added that a policy will be out soon banning Chinese firms and relaxing norms for Indian companies to expand their eligibility criteria for participation in highway projects.

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 06:34 PM / by Kajol Pravina

Tags: Nitin Gadkari, MSMEs, Chinese investors, Indo-China dispute, Transport

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Minister Of MSME Asks To Allow Chinese Imports

Minister of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Nitin Gadkari has requested Finance and Trade Ministries to permit the Chinese imports and consignments which are being held at ports across the country. A senior government official said that small and micro businesses have dependency on these Chinese imports as raw materials for manufacturing products.

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 06:38 PM / by Kajol Pravina

Tags: Nitin Gadkari, MSMEs, Chinese goods

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Nitin Gadkari

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India should no longer depend on China: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that India should no longer depend on China and should focus on research and innovation to boost domestic manufacturing. His remarks come in the wake of border clashes between India and China in Ladakh. Speaking about the country's electric vehicle roadmap, Gadkari said self-dependence for components is the key to success for the industry.

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 03:08 PM / by Harsh V Singh

Tags: Union Minister, Nitin Gadkari, China, Ladakh, Self Reliant India

Courtesy: Economic Times