Union govt working on Delhi-Mumbai electric highway, says Nitin Gadkari

Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that his ministry is working towards an electric highway.

Speaking at a function in Bengaluru, he said, the highway from Delhi to Mumbai is under work and the target is to complete this highway before January 26, 2024.

The minister said that his ministry is now thinking to make e-highway and discussing with companies who have got the technology in Germany, the US, and Sweden.

Strongly pitching for alternative fuels in the country, he said that vision of the transport sector is to import substitute, cost-effective, pollution-free and indigenous fuels.