How much is in the works for Amritsar-Jamnagar Economic Corridor? Nitin Gadkari told all

Nitin Gadkari On Expressways: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said work on the six-lane access-controlled greenfield highway from Rajasthan-Gujarat border to Santalpur section of NH-754A is in full swing. This section is part of the Amritsar-Jamnagar Economic Corridor in Gujarat under the Bharatmala Project Phase-I and has been constructed at a cost of Rs 2,030 crore.

Nitin Gadkari tweeted in this regard that once the project is completed, the travel time will be reduced by two hours and the travel distance will be reduced by 60 km. Middle and avenue plantations across the region will improve ecosystems and promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

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Why did Gadkari mention the army?
Nitin Gadkari said that the route will also be used for the armed forces as the area is close to the Indo-Pak border. In his tweet, Gadkari said the Government of India is committed to transforming infrastructure globally for better connectivity.

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday that efforts to improve road engineering, vehicle manufacturing and emergency services need everyone’s cooperation to succeed.

What is the government doing to reduce accidents?
Furthermore, on Tuesday, Nitin Gadkari told reporters on the sidelines of the national convention of the governing body IMA that the government plans to start an audit of road safety. Planning to improve road quality and reduce accidents.

He termed the death of former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry in a road accident in Palghar, Maharashtra in early September as extremely unfortunate and shocking, when Mistry’s speeding car hit a road divider.

What is the government doing for road safety?
Nitin Gadkari said on the issue of road safety that making people aware about it and their cooperation is very important, he said that the government Working to increase the safety of people on the roads through various campaigns and advertisements,

He said that road safety is at the top of the agenda of all of us. He said he would green light a test plan on September 28 using a new Toyota car that would run on flex fuel.

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