Government taking steps to revamp NHAI: Nitin Gadkari

Infrastructure Transport

Major reforms in the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) are being undertaken in terms of decentralisation of work and division of power, informed Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari in a webinar hosted by ASSOCHAM recently.

“Reforms in NHAI are long overdue,” said Gadkari, addressing the road infrastructure industry in the webinar, titled ‘Impact and Investment Opportunities in Roads & Highways’. “I am of the opinion that we should issue an order whereby NHAI should not constitute any committee without the ministry’s permission. They have become so dependent that every person tries to avert decision-making at their end. There is also negativity; those who have a positive mindset are afraid to take decisi