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Nitin Gadkari

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Nitin Gadkari: Indian politician
Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician and businessman from Maharashtra who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Minister of Shipping and the Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Government of India. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2010 to 2013. He is also known for his work as the Public Works Department Minister of the State of Maharashtra, where, under his leadership, a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state were constructed – including the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, India's first six-lane concrete, high-speed expressway. Gadkari is closely associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which is headquartered in his home constituency of Nagpur. He currently represents the Nagpur constituency in the Lok Sabha, and is a lawyer and industrialist by occupation.

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Covid: Union minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive, goes into self-isolation [Video]

Covid: Union minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive, goes into self-isolation

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and requested people who came in his contact recently to follow protocol. His office said the minister is in Nagpur..

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Nitin Gadkari promotes pilot project to run electric buses with private investment [Video]

Nitin Gadkari promotes pilot project to run electric buses with private investment

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari promoted a pilot project to run electric buses with private investment. He spoke about the London model of public transport and said that he has been trying to implement..

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Nitin Gadkari promulgates pilot project to run electric buses with private investment [Video]

Nitin Gadkari promulgates pilot project to run electric buses with private investment

While addressing at the fourth UITP India Bus Seminar supported by Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU) and GIZ India via video conferencing, the Union Road and Transport Minister,..

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Unregistered enterprises need to register under Micro industry to get MSMEs benefit: Gadkari [Video]

Unregistered enterprises need to register under Micro industry to get MSMEs benefit: Gadkari

Union MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari on August 16 informed that unregistered enterprises need to register themselves under Micro industry to get MSMEs benefit. "Unregistered enterprises need to register..

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'Experts predict budget deficit of Rs 10 lakh crore': Nitin Gadkari [Video]

'Experts predict budget deficit of Rs 10 lakh crore': Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Minister of Shipping and the Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari has said that there is an urgent need to pump up liquidity in..

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Our fight on economic front is as important as fight against COVID-19: Nitin Gadkari [Video]

Our fight on economic front is as important as fight against COVID-19: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Nitin Gadkari interacted with members from Bhartiya Udyog Vyapar Mandal on 39th Rashtriya Vyapari Diwas via video conferencing on August..

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Need to focus on import substitution, indigenisation: Gadkari at CII event [Video]

Need to focus on import substitution, indigenisation: Gadkari at CII event

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Nitin Gadkari at a virtual CII event while addressing '[email protected] summit - mission 2022' on August 08 said that India needs to focus on import substitution,..

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Union minister Nitin Gadkari tests Covid-19 positive

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said he has tested Covid-19 positive. "Yesterday, I was feeling weak and consulted my Doctor. During the course of my check up, I have been tested Covid-19..
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COVID-19: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive, isolates himself

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests COVID-19 positive and has isolated himself. The minister informed about this development on micro-blogging site Twitter.
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Policy on PPP model needed for intelligent traffic system to reduce road accidents: Gadkari

"This is the time we should go for PPP (public private partnership) model in transportation...We will appoint a private consultant, a good reputed company to study how we can make PPP model in..
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Govt setting up 15 new technology centres: Gadkari


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'Face of Gadchiroli will be transformed in two years': Gadkari inaugurates bridges, road projects in Gadchiroli

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari on August 30 inaugurated three bridges and two road improvement projects in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, through video..
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Road projects of Rs 50,000 crore to be completed in MP by 2023: Nitin Gadkari

"The face of Madhya Pradesh will change in two years from now as far as world-class highways network is concerned. Highway projects entailing an investment of Rs 1.25 lakh crore are underway in the..
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Critical road infra building to put India on par with US, UK in 2 years: Gadkari


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Nitin Gadkari reviews road projects; launches app 'Harit Path' to monitor plantation along NHs


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Manipur: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stone for Rs 3,000 crore highway projects

In a bid to provide better connectivity in the state, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stone of 13 National Highway Projects worth Rs 3000 crores in..
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Research-based technology institutes needed, says Nitin Gadkari

The country needs research-based technology institutes to make our engineers at par with the best in the world, said Union minister Nitin Gadkari during the inauguration of RCOEM-TATA CIIIT, Centre For..
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85% work on Kailash Mansarovar route completed: Nitin Gadkari


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Gadkari bats for separate policy for providing capital to poor


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Manohar Lal Khattar asks Nitin Gadkari to intervene in SYL issue


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India may become largest exporter of PPE kits in 6 months: Union minister Nitin Gadkari


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Gadkari to inaugurate, lay foundation stone for economic corridor projects worth over Rs 20,000 cr in Haryana tomorrow

Gadkari will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of various Highway projects worth Rs 20,000 as part of a new economic corridor in Haryana on Tuesday.
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Large projects on to augment India's border infra: Gadkari

To augment India's border infrastructure, a large number of highway projects are underway including in Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh, both by the BRO..
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Proposed Rs 8,250-cr Chambal Expressway to be game changer for MP, UP, Rajasthan: Gadkari


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Work to begin shortly on Zojila tunnel: Nitin Gadkari


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India to ban Chinese companies from highway projects, says Gadkari

Gadakri also said the government will ensure that Chinese investors are not entertained in various sectors like Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The senior minister's assertions assume..
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India's internal and external security priority of Modi govt: Nitin Gadkari


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China tried to intrude, we responded: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday that China tried to intrude into Indian territory but India "responded" to it.
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Covid-19 situation a blessing in disguise, says Nitin Gadkari


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NHAI revamp in the offing; large-scale reforms needed: Nitin Gadkari


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Corona crisis will not last long, we'll get vaccine soon: Nitin Gadkari

Addressing a 'Gujarat Jan Samvad' rally via video conference Gadkari said that the corona crisis will not last long and scientists will develop a vaccine soon. "The corona crisis will not last long...
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Shed Covid-19 negativity, says Gadkari; slams Congress


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India does not want land of China or Pakistan but peace: Nitin Gadkari

India is not interested in land of Pakistan or China but wanted peace and amity, Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said on Sunday. Addressing virtual 'Jan Samvad' rally of Gujarat BJP..
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Comments on decreasing MSP 'falsely attributed' to me, says Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said the decision to hike the Minimum Support Price (MSP) was taken by the Cabinet and clarified that his remarks on decreasing MSP have been "falsely..
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BJP did in five years which Cong couldn't in 55 years: Nitin Gadkari

"What the Congress could not do in 55 years, the BJP government under the leadership of Modi has done in just five years," Gadkari said. Nationalism was his party's priority and ideology, and the Modi..
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Migrants are just 20% of workforce, says Gadkari


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States should come forward with Rs 20 lakh crore to battle Covid-19 disruptions: Nitin Gadkari

More liquidity is needed to boost economic activity following the coronavirus pandemic and states should come forward with Rs 20 lakh crore, while another Rs 10 lakh crore can be harnessed from..
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Chardham project: Nitin Gadkari lauds BRO for achieving Chamba tunnel breakthrough

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday lauded the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for achieving a breakthrough in the 440-metre long tunnel below the busy Chamba town and termed it as an..
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Legal opinion sought on whether NHAI can build smart cities along Delhi-Mumbai E'way: Nitin Gadkari


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Decentralisation of cities, development of far-flung areas can help address migrant workers' woes: Nitin Gadkari


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Gadkari expresses displeasure over delays in according green nod to projects

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday expressed displeasure over inordinate delays in according environmental clearances to projects, saying it causes hindrances in execution of works.
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MSMEs: Sitharaman, Gadkari should 'settle their accounts' first, says Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram took a swipe at the Centre on Friday, saying the ministers of finance and MSMEs should "settle their accounts" first and allow the MSMEs to save themselves without..
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Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project offers huge investment opportunities: Gadkari

The upcoming Rs 1 lakh crore Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project offers huge investment opportunities for investors, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said urging players to invest in proposed..
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Centre working on Agro MSME policy: Nitin Gadkari


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Build more, build faster with precautions to beat Covid induced slowdown: Gadkari


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Gadkari asks states to expedite land acquisition for roads, suggests app-based two-wheeler taxis in rural areas

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and MSMES Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday called upon all the states and Union Territories to take urgent action so that blockades of trucks and lorries at..
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Need to set up industries along new economic corridors, expressways: Gadkari


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Take advantage of world’s mood of China hatred: Nitin Gadkari to firms


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Nitin Gadkari undergoes angioplasty


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Nitin Gadkari rejects Maharashtra govt's demand to run trains for migrants

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday disapproved the Maharashtra government's demand to run special trains for migrant workers to take them to their native states, saying that such scenario should..
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Need steps to get labourers back: Gadkari


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Gadkari asks NHAI chief, toll operators to ensure food, water for migrant workers

Thousands of migrant workers are leaving cities like Mumbai and Delhi for their homes in different parts of the country after the announcement of 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak.
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Gadkari presents coffee table book on Manohar Parrikar to President


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Will go to SC and share ideas on tackling vehicular pollution: Nitin Gadkari

Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said he was ready to go to the Supreme Court and share his ideas on how to tackle vehicular pollution and gradually transition from..
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SC: Can Nitin Gadkari come to court, explain EV policy?

A minister has never been called to the apex court and explain a policy vision or decision of the government, a task generally carried out by the attorney general, solicitor general or any of the..
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SC invites Gadkari to court on issues related to electric vehicles

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed willingness to interact with the Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to consider issues related to the procurement of electric vehicles (EVs) for public..
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Nitin Gadkari reaches Stockholm to attend Global Conference on Road Safety

Gadkari, upon his arrival here, was welcomed by Indian Ambassador to Sweden, Monika Kapil Mohta. The objective of the conference is to bring road safety on the global agenda and renew the world..
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