Minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari pitched for the setting up of a dedicated funding agency for the highways sector along the lines of the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) or the Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC).
According to Union minister Nitin Gadkari infrastructure development is very important for the country and his target is to achieve the pace of 100 km per day in highway construction.
Union highways minister Nitin Gadkari will soon approach the Reserve Bank of India on suggestions to use India's foreign reserves towards building in
The government is planning to come out with a 'concrete' policy within three months to replace the existing toll plazas with GPS-based tolling systems.
Union Highways and Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari while virtually dedicating to the nation a 3.75-km long four-lane elevated corridor in Deesa town of Banaskantha jointly with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said