New Delhi: The length of national highways is planned to double from ninety five, 000 km to 2, 00, 000 km, as part of India’s infrastructural reforms, Minister of Street Transport, Highways and Transport Nitin Gadkari said today.
“The length of national highways is slated to double from 95, 500 kilometres to 2, 00, 000 km. The pursuits are part of reconstructs of the government for increasing existing infrastructure, creating new infrastructure and welcoming investments as also various models of Public Personal Partnership, ” said Mister Gadkari.
He was speaking at the India Financial Summit organised by the earth Economic Forum in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry. “Some other initiatives include major access control highways to reduce congestion by 60 per cent, and Crossbreed Annuity Model for bringing in private investments, ” said Mr Gadkari.
He also declared he specifically concentrated on revamping Inland Rivers of rivers like Chollo and Brahmaputra which would help with reducing traffic on roads but also create a sustainable and cost effective mode of transportation for major companies and a tourist appeal.