New Delhi, May 13:
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has said to fulfil ambitions of New India under leadership of PM Narendra Modi, the Ministry of Road Transport is committed to expanding National Highway network across the country. It has an aim of constructing 18,000 kilometres of National Highways in the FY 2022-23.
This ambitious target would be achieved at a record speed of 50 kilometres per day, said the ministry. In a tweet, Gadkari said that the overall target of his ministry is to develop 2 lakh kilometres of the National Highway Network by the year 2025.
Gadkari further emphasized the developing World Class Road Infrastructure in a time bound and target oriented way as it is essential as the road infrastructure is the ‘Atma’ of Atmanirbhar Bharat.