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Nitin Gadkari: India’s roads will be like America’s, work on many projects will be completed by 2024

Gadkari said in the House that to make India prosperous, I will ensure that India’s road infrastructure becomes America’s before December 2024. He said that the government is incorporating new technologies to improve road construction. He also informed the House about making four world records in road construction.

Nitin Gadkari: India's roads will be like America's, work on many projects will be completed by 2024

He said research on batteries and new technologies will bring down the cost of electric vehicles, making them at par with petrol-powered vehicles in the next two years. Gadkari said that better connectivity of roads is very important to promote tourism in the country. The government has taken up various projects to connect all the major religious places with better road network to promote religious tourism.

Nitin Gadkari: India's roads will be like America's, work on many projects will be completed by 2024

Gadkari said that roads are linked to the prosperity of the country and good roads help in reducing the cost and time of transport which leads to faster economic growth.

Nitin Gadkari: India's roads will be like America's, work on many projects will be completed by 2024

Gadkari also enumerated some achievements of the ministry related to road infrastructure and highway projects in the House. He said that now the travel time from Delhi to Meerut by Delhi-Meerut Expressway has been reduced to just 40 minutes. Gadkari told about the upcoming Delhi-Mumbai Expressway that the journey between the two cities will be completed in just 12 hours by this expressway.

Nitin Gadkari: India's roads will be like America's, work on many projects will be completed by 2024

He said that by the end of this year it would be possible to complete the journey from Srinagar to Mumbai in just 20 hours. He said that the work on Zojila Tunnel in Kashmir is being done at full speed and it is expected to be completed by 2024.

Nitin Gadkari: India's roads will be like America's, work on many projects will be completed by 2024

Gadkari said that the government wants to achieve the target of constructing an average of 50 km of National Highways every day. Presently National Highways and Expressway roads are being constructed at an average speed of 37 kms per day.

 

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