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Shri Nitin Gadkari emphasizes the importance of time-bound, transparent and fast decision making for Infrastructure development

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari stressed the importance of time-bound, transparent and fast decision-making for Infrastructure development. Addressing CII ‘s annual meeting he said due to collective team spirit and contribution from all the stakeholders, even in the Covid pandemic good results could be achieved. Shri Nitin Gadkari said though we have a world record of making 38 KMs per day his target is going up to more than 100 KMs per day. The minister said a decision has been taken to make Detail Project Reports (DPR) more than 3 times the project.

Talking about the GPS-based tracking system Shri Gadkari said that presentations have been received from international companies and a concrete policy will be made in three months’ time. He said now within a year it will be possible to go from Delhi to Dehradun in two hours, Delhi to Haridwar in two hours, Delhi to Chandigarh in two hours and within 6 months, it will be Delhi to Jaipur within one and half hours. The Minister said new roads and green connectivity are very important.

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