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Davos.Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has said the total work orders relating to roads, shipping and ports ministries will reach Rs. 6 lakh crore by March and investors are ready to put in money from India as well as abroad.
He also proposed to make cycle tracks on all major roads across the country, including on highways, and favoured a shift towards electricity-based public transport services, including electric cars being run as taxi in some cities.
Gadkari, who was here to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting, said there are several opportunities in India and people came and met him here with investment proposals and innovative ideas.
“In roads, shipping and ports ministries together, we have begun work on projects worth Rs. 4.5 lakh crore and I am confident of further work orders to the tune of Rs. 1.5 lakh crore by March-end, taking the total to Rs. 6 lakh crore,” Gadkari told PTI in an interview here.Business Line

Posted Date :  23-01-17

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