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Delhi to Dehradun, Haridwar, Jaipur in 2 hours, Chandigarh in 2.15 hours: Gadkari on upcoming expressways

India TV Samvaad: Nitin Gadkari recalled his promise made to the citizens of the country that before 2024 ends, the Indian road infrastructure will be at par with that of the United States.

Shashwat Bhandari Written by: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: June 02, 2022 17:09 IST
Nitin Gadkari, India TV Samvaad
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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at India TV Samvaad.

Highlights

  • Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at India TV Samvaad revealed plans about upcoming expressways
  • Gadkari recalled his promise to people that road infrastructure in UP, Bihar will be at par with US
  • The Union Minister said that EVs will cost cheaper than petrol, diesel cars in coming times

India TV Samvaad: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday informed about the upcoming expressways in the country that will connect major Indian cities to the national capital.

Speaking at India TV's Samvaad in New Delhi on Monday (May 31), Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said that in the coming days, people will be able to travel between Delhi to Dehradun in 2 hours, Delhi to Haridwar in 2 hours, Delhi to Jaipur also in 2 hours, Delhi to Chandigarh in 2.5 hours, Delhi to Amritsar in 4 hours, Delhi to Katra in 6 hours, Delhi to Srinagar in 8 hours, and Delhi to Mumbai in 12 hours among others.

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Nitin Gadkari recalled his promise when he had told the people of Bihar, UP and to the citizens of the country that before 2024 ends, the Indian road infrastructure will be at par with that of the United States.

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Gadkari mentioned that several mega road and tunnel projects are currently underway in the country like Kargil tunnel, Zoji-La tunnel among others. 

He also talked about upcoming technologies such as fibre glass steel that will be a replacement of the contemporary steel, Hydrogen-fuel powered vehicles, ethanol pumps.

The Union Minister said that in the coming days, the cost of EVs will be less in comparison to the petrol, diesel cars. Work to develop infrastructure for EVs in the country is underway, Gadkari said.

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