With the development of a 2.5 km 4-lane concrete street and a 1-lane 25-km bitumen Solapur-Bijapur street inside 24 hrs, India has made three world data, mentioned Union Minister for Street Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday.
“We made three world data this month. India now holds the world report for the quickest street development. We made it to the Guinness World Information by constructing a 2.5 km 4-lane concrete street inside 24 hours and a 1-lane 25-km bitumen Solapur-Bijapur street inside 24 hours,” Gadkari mentioned whereas inaugurating the Tedhi Pulia flyover and laying the inspiration stone for the Khuram Nagar flyover in Lucknow.
He additional mentioned that the politics of the Twenty first century is that of progress and the federal government will construct infrastructure price Rs 111 lakh crore within the subsequent 5 years.
“Twenty first-century politics is that of progress. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resolved to make an ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. He gave us a mission to make self-reliant India have a USD 5 trillion economic system. Now we have to construct an infrastructure of Rs 111 Lakh crores in 5 yrs and I’ve the duty of the street sector,” he mentioned.
Earlier on Thursday, the ministry of street, transport and highways (MoRTH) in a press release knowledgeable that the development of Nationwide Highways had touched a report 37 kilometres per day within the 12 months 2020-21.
“The ministry has achieved the record-breaking milestone of establishing 37 kilometres highways per day within the 12 months 2020-21, which is unprecedented,” it mentioned.
It additional mentioned that over the past seven years, the size of Nationwide Highways has gone up by 50 per cent from 91,287 km as of April 2014 to 1,37,625 km as on March 20, 2021.
“This could not have been potential with out the dedication and teamwork of the officers and different stakeholders. These achievements are unprecedented and haven’t any parallel in every other nation on this planet,” Gadkari had mentioned.
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