Gadkari: My aim is 60,000 km highways in five years

Infrastructure Transport

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, elaborated last week on his ministry’s achievements and his vision for the roads sector. “The country is targeting a fresh investment of about $1.4 trillion (Rs 111 trillion) in five years through the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP),” Gadkari said, adding that Rs 20 trillion has been allocated for the development of the roads sector.

The union minister was speaking as keynote speaker, virtually, at the recently concluded webinar under the InfraNirbhar series. The event, organised by Swarajya and Construction World on February 25, focused on ‘The Road to Pro