Friday, February 23, 2018
News

Centre seeks Delhi's cooperation for decongesting national capital

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
 
The Central government on Wednesday sought cooperation from the Delhi government to decongest the roads of the national capital which regularly witnesses long traffic jams.

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari held a coordination meeting with Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal and Transport and PWD Minister Satyendar Jain where he promised his cooperation in getting required approvals.A

Discussions were held on the National Highway Authority of India's plans to decongest several national highways that converge in Delhi including NH1, NH8 and NH21.

There were also discussions to improve connectivity between different national highways through construction of new roads.

Jain said the Delhi government was ready to do its part for developing road infrastructure in the city provided it was given land for the same, which incidentally comes under the Delhi Development Authority.

After the meeting, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan told reporters that "in-principle" agreement was arrived at on projects worth over Rs 30,000 crore.

"Nothing can be done in Delhi without the cooperation of the Delhi government... We hope that everyone cooperates on the outcomes of the meeting and there is no politics in future over what was decided here," he said.

--IANS vv/vd

( 209 Words)

2017-09-13-22:20:09 (IANS)

Watch News Videos

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
MORE BUSINESS NEWS
LED waterfall, digital lake at Microsoft...
US stocks close mixed amid economic data...
Coca-Cola India to be key player in Indi...
Huawei to showcase world's 1st smartphon...
Greek minister welcomes upgrade of Greec...
US dollar falls against major currencies...
More...
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Chennai: 2 held with 40,000 Malaysian cu...
Bengal Govt providing psychological trai...
ICAI issues notice to PNB, Gitanjali Gem...
MP: Cong workers accuse police of lathi...
MLAs fear spirits haunting Rajasthan Ass...
2 stabbed to death in Delhi...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
A university helps conserve mountai... 
Fraser says HFPA's ex-chief sexuall... 
Unconventional jewellery ideas for ... 
Infants can learn abstract rules vi... 
Working in south Indian films will ... 
Some essential tests for women in t... 
Sensex recovers by 191,85... 
USD,up; Euro,Pound,down...