Nitin Gadkari

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Nitin Gadkari Lays Foundation Stone Worth Rs 3,000 Cr In AP

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari  laid the foundation stone for eight National Highway projects to be developed at a cost of Rs 3,000 crore in Andhra Pradesh. On September 22, the projects were laid, which intends to provide greenfield road connectivity to Kakinada Special Economic Zone, SEZ Port, fishing harbour and anchorage port and smoothen export of rice, seafood, oil, iron ore, bio-fuel, and Kakinada Port.… read-more

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 06:17 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nitin Gadkari, Andhra Pradesh NH, Road Transport Minister, Projects, Union Govt

Nitin Gadkari

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Nitin Gadkari Speaks About 6 Airbags Mandatory For Cars To Avoid Crashes

The Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nithin Gadkari spoke about bringing 6 airbags mandatory in India.  Addressing the media, Gadkari said, ""A draft notification has been issued on January 14, 2022, which mandates that vehicles of category M1, manufactured after October 1, 2022, shall be fitted with two side/side torso airbags, one each for the persons". He also said the Centre is making efforts to reduce crashes.

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 07:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian government, Nitin Gadkari, Road Mishaps, accidents, Airbags For Cars

Courtesy: Zee News

toll plazas

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Govt Plans To Remove Toll Plazas At National Highways

The Central Government is planning to remove all the toll plazas from the National Highways. The Steps are being taken in order to reduce traffic congestion on the highways. In addition, the Central Government will install high-quality cameras on entry-exit points of plazas, to read number plates, reducing human intervention. The camera will read number plates, helping reduction of taxes, directly from the owner's bank accounts.

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 09:02 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Toll Plaza, national highways, Cameras, Union government, Nitin Gadkari

Courtesy: Zee News India

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

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Nitin Gadkari Claims 70% Construction On Delhi-Mumbai Expressway Completed

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari stated at the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (ACCE) National Conference for Civil Engineers and Professionals from Allied Industries that 70% of the construction on Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway is completed. He stated he hopes to cut the current time necessary to travel by road from Mumbai's… read-more

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Nitin Gadkari, construction, Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, Road construction, Delhi

Courtesy: Zee news

Electric double-decker bus

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Nitin Gadkari Unveils India's Maiden Double-Decker Electric Bus In Mumbai

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, launched India's first AC double-decker electric bus in Mumbai. The electric double-decker bus, manufactured by Ashok Leyland-backed Switch Mobility Ltd (Switch), has increased capacity and can transport nearly twice as many seated people as single-decker buses. The… read-more

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 03:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Nitin Gadkari, double decker electric bus, electric bus, Mumbai, India

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Airbags

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6 Airbags To Be Mandatory In Eight-Seater Vehicles: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

The government will require automakers to include at least six airbags in vehicles that can accommodate up to eight passengers, according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. According to the minister, there are over five lakh accidents nationwide each year that result in the deaths of close to 1.5 lakh persons. He also disclosed that he will shortly launch Bharat NCAP, a new vehicle evaluation program for India. 

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 03:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: airbags, UNION MINSTER, Nitin Gadkari, Cars, India

Courtesy: DNA India

Nitin Gadkari

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Nitin Gadkari Proposes Bharat NCAP, Crash Test Based Ratings For Automobiles

Union minister Nitin Gadkari announced e new car assessment program Bharat NCAP. Under this initiative, automobiles in India will be accorded ‘Star Ratings’ which will help customers to buy cars based upon their performance in crash tests. Furthermore, the customer-centric platforms Bharat NCAP will give star-rating based on crash-tests, promoting healthy competition among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in India. The Road &… read-more

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 - 07:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Vehicles Manufacturer, Draft Proposal, Crash Test, Union Minister, Nitin Gadkari

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Nitin Gadkari

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Central Govt To Expand NH To 2 Lakh Kms In Next 3 Years, Nitin Gadkari

The Union Road and Building Minister Nitin Gadkari shared the Cengtral Government's plan to expand National Highways, in India. On June 17, during the 222nd mid-term council meeting of the Indian National Congress (INC) Gadkari said, the BJP is planning to expand NH to 2 lakh kms, from current 1.47 lakh Kms, till 2025. The development will be part of PM Narendra Modi's vision to make India a 5-trillion-economy nation.

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 07:37 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nitin Gadkari, national highways, Road Transport, expansion, Central Government

Courtesy: ANI

Cable Stayed Bridge Kota

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Cable-stayed Bridge Worth Rs 214 Cr Across Chambal River Constructed In Rajasthan, Says Nitin Gadkari

In Rajasthan, a cable-stayed bridge across the Chambal river on Kota bypass on NH 75 of East-West corridor has been completed. Union minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, made the announcement and credited PM Modi for "working round the clock to enhance infrastructure in our country". Reportedly, the bridge was constructed entirely with capital expenditure (CAPEX) worth Rs 214 crore.

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 07:20 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Cable-stayed bridge, Nitin Gadkari, Chambal river, Rajasthan, Kota Bypass

Courtesy: ANI

Anil Firojiya

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BJP MP Firojiya Sheds 15 Kg, Demands Rs 15,000 From Gadkari

BJP MP from Ujjain, Anil Firojiya, demanded Rs 15,000 crore fund for constituency development after he won a challenge. Notably, during a public meeting, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari threw a fit challenge to Firojiya, saying he would allocate Rs 1,000 crore, for each kg shed. Accepting the challenge, in the past four-months, Firojiya lost 15 kgs. He said, "If weight-loss brings more budget allocation for Ujjain, I am ready".

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 06:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MP Ujjain, BJP Anil Forojiya, Nitin Gadkari, Fitness Challenge, Development

Courtesy: ANI