Nitin Gadkari Current Affairs, GK & News

Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, inaugurated the “Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022”- road map for carbon neutrality by 2070 on June 16, 2022. Highlights During the inauguration, minister emphasized on maintaining equilibrium between environment, ecology, and development. The ‘Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022’ was inaugurated to overcome power shortage because it is necessary ..

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Draft Notification on Six mandatory Airbags

Union government has started the process of making six airbags mandatory from October 1, 2022. Airbags will be made mandatory for all cars being sold in India. Highlights Government issued a draft notification and asked for public comments and stakeholders’ comments on the proposed rule. This notification is a follow-up to appeal made by Union ..

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What is ‘Intelligent transport system’?

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari launched India’s first “Intelligent Transport System” on Eastern Peripheral Expressway at Dasna, Ghaziabad. Key Facts This system was developed in a bid to minimize traffic woes and enhance safety of commuters. On the occasion, minister noted that, India needs to improve its road engineering, because every ..

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Govt announces inclusion of retail and wholesale trades under MSMEs

Minister of MSME, Nitin Gadkari, announced on July 2, 2021 about revised guidelines for MSMEs which has included retail and wholesale trade under Micro, Small & Medium (MSME) Enterprises. Key Facts Inclusion of retail & wholesale trades mean that retail & wholesale trade will be able to avail benefits like priority sector lending under RBI ..

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New Vehicle Scrapping Policy- Highlights

The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Vehicle Scrapping Policy on March 18, 2021 in the Lok Sabha which will come into effect from April 1, 2021. It was first announced by Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Union Budget Speech 2021-2022 on February 1, 2021. Highlights The Union Minister for ..

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