New model for small investors to invest in infrastructure

Shri Gadkari spoke about the challenge of reducing the logistics cost from 16 percent to 10 percent. He said an integrated approach is needed to achieve a reduction in logistics costs.

New model for small investors to invest in infrastructure

New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that a new model will be formulated for small investors to invest in infrastructure. Inaugurating the 3rd Edition of Roads and Highways Summit of FICCI he said opportunities will be there for common people to get assured returns on their investments.

The Minister said the country has the second highest road network in the world and this is the time to expand the road network and take it to two lakh kilometers by the end of 2024.

Shri Gadkari spoke about the challenge of reducing the logistics cost from 16 percent to 10 percent. He said an integrated approach is needed to achieve a reduction in logistics costs.

The Minister said the use of petrol and diesel should be reduced and alternative fuels like LNG and ethanol, methanol, and hydrogen should be encouraged as they are cost-effective and sustainable.