Gadkari speaks on Investments in highways
NEW DELHI: Carefully crafted policy interventions, not only unlocked huge investments, but saw record awards for building 15,948 km highways in 2016-17, Nitin Gadkari has told the PM. He thanked him for guidance and careful attention for a turnaround of the highways sector. The performance in 2016-17 has surpassed all previous figures with issue of award letters, after completion of all pre-project formalities. The ministry was able to substantially enhance the pace of construction of National Highways during the last fiscal.