Set up High-speed digital highways to unite the nation
Jul 03, 2015|Hindustan Times|Full Article
"I dream of a digital India where high-speed digital highways unite the nation; 1.2 billion connected Indians drive innovation; technology ensures the citizen-government interface is incorruptible," Modi said.
Highway construction up by 25% in 3 years of Modi govt, award by 122%
May 16, 2017|TOI|Full Article
The government’s work order for highway expansion has shot up by 122% during the first three years of Modi government and the pace of construction has gone up by 25%, according to data released by the road transport and highways ministry. During 2011-2014, daily highway construction was about 13 km in comparison to 17 km during the three years’ of Modi government.
It is expected that by 2019, the government will be in a position to achieve more than 30 km of highway construction per day, a source said. Highways minister Nitin Gadkari has set the target of pushing daily highway construction to 41 km.