Transport Ministry in talks with one foreign firm for Delhi-Jaipur electric highway: Gadkari
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that his ministry is in talks with a foreign company to construct an electric highway from Delhi to Jaipur.While reviewing the progress of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway DME at Dausa, in Rajasthan, Gadkari said like electric railway engines, buses and trucks will also be powered by electricity.It is my dream to build an electric highway from Delhi to Jaipur. We are in discussion with a foreign company, he said.
''It is my dream to build an electric highway from Delhi to Jaipur. It is still a proposed project. We are in discussion with a foreign company,'' he said. Gadkari said as a transport minister, he has taken a resolution to bring an end to the use of petrol and diesel in the country.
Gadkari on Thursday reviewed the progress of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, which is expected to halve the commute time between the national capital and the financial hub from nearly 24 hours to 12 hours.
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