Budget growth oriented: Nitin Gadkari

Welcoming the Budget as growth-oriented, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari said: “A massive boost to investment in infrastructure, MSME, affordable housing, agriculture, irrigation, rural development would help revive industrial production and generate employment opportunities creating more than two crore jobs.”

Shri Gadkari said, “The government aims to take up massive highway works in the financial year 2020-2021 including 15,500 km of highways and 9,000 km of economic corridors. Accelerated development of highways will be undertaken. This will include the development of 2500 km access control highways, 9000 km of economic corridors, 2000 km of coastal and land port roads and 2000 km of strategic highways”.