Nitin Gadkari on Electric Highway: If everything goes well, then in the coming time, the country’s first electric highway between Delhi and Jaipur is going to be ready soon. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said that it is his dream to build India’s first electric highway between Delhi and Jaipur.
Government has received 47 proposals so far
Addressing an event in the capital Delhi, Gadkari said that the government has so far received 47 proposals for setting up ropeway cables in Manipur, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir. He said, ‘My dream is to build an electric highway between Delhi and Jaipur.
Rs 1.99 lakh crore allocated
The minister said that his ministry has a huge budget and the market is also ready to support it. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has allocated Rs 1.99 lakh crore for the Road and Transport Ministry in the budget 2022-23.
how is electronic highway
The electronic highway or green highway is specially designed. Along with having a lot of greenery on such highways, more steps are taken for the environment. There will be a special lane for electric vehicles on this highway, where vehicles will run through cables. On this, cable-run special buses and trains will be run by the government. These buses will run at a speed of 120 kilometers per hour.
Electricity lines are laid on both sides of this highway. On which even heavy vehicles will be able to run at high speed. This spreads less pollution. Let us tell you that the government is looking at such a highway as an alternative to petrol-diesel. There will be a large number of electric vehicles on the e-highway. On this, through electric buses, common people will also be able to enjoy pollution-free travel in half the time.