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Hasten road development : Nitin Gadkari

The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Shri Nitin Gadkari at the inauguration of the National Workshop on Road Asset Management for National Highways under World Bank funded Project (WBTA-12 Package), in New Delhi on October 01, 2015.
The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Shri Nitin Gadkari at the inauguration of the National Workshop on Road Asset Management for National Highways under World Bank funded Project (WBTA-12 Package), in New Delhi on October 01, 2015.

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New Delhi , 01 Oct 2015

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday called for fast tracking road development to tackle the ever increasing traffic pressure and skyrocketing accidents."We must greatly hasten the speed for building new roads including express highway networks and widening, maintaining and repairing existing roads," said Gadkari in the inaugural ceremony of a national workshop on Road Asset Management System (RAMS), according to an official statement.He said that RAMS is being developed for the entire highway infrastructure in India for modern, digitalized asset management system of roads which will use GAGAN and BHUVAN satellite systems to prepare a 360 degree mapping of Indian road assets.The World Bank-funded project will facilitate timely repair of roads, accurate and scientific planning and finalization of road projects, maintenance of roads and road safety execution among others, the statement added.

 

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