Lucknow: The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari inaugurating the 81st session of the Indian Road Congress (IRC) at the Indira Gandhi Foundation said that projects worth Rs 7 thousand crore will be gifted to Uttar Pradesh, in which Shahabad bypass-Hardoi bypass-1212 crore, Shahjahanpur to Shahabad bypass, 35 km- Rs 950 crore, Moradabad to Kashipur National Highways – 2007 crores, Ghazipar-Ballia Rs 1708 crores and 13 railway over bridges – Rs 1000 crores and other projects are included.
The Union Minister said that by 2024, the road infrastructure of Uttar Pradesh will be at par with that of America. Five to no. 1 and for that it is very important to build a road. Gadkari said that it is not necessary that we have everything “best”, the need of the hour is to use “waste” in Uttar Pradesh. Roads should be constructed without harming the environment. He said that along with economy, ecology, attention will also have to be paid to the environment and environment.
The Union Minister said that India is a developing country and the cost of manufacturing is high, so we have to take care that the cost of construction should be reduced and the quality should be increased. Use CNG vehicles, which will also make the fare cheaper. He said that today we are making one lakh liters of bioethanol from stubble and at the same time we are also working on making bio CNG from it.
Terming green hydrogen as the need of the future, Gadkari said that if this technology is worked on in 117 aspirational districts of our country, then it will help them to become financially strong and it will also generate employment in the country. ICCSA believes that the technological roadmap being put forward to achieve the Net Zero goals is based on the concept of Triple E (Economy, Environment and Ecology). For this, the five sectors that have been selected with the highest greenhouse gas emissions are oil and natural gas, agriculture and animal husbandry, landfill and waste, coal mining and transportation.