Expediting land acquisition, environmental clearance crucial for the economy: Nitin Gadkari
Monday, March 13, 2017, 1:11 PM
India has adequate growth underpinnings for infrastructure, but challenges in acquiring land and securing environmental clearances delay airports, roads, or ports in the world’s fastest-expanding major economy. Nitin Gadkari, minister for road transport, highways and shipping, and industry leaders emphasised the need to speed up decisions. He said concerns over scrutiny from the judiciary, media and investigating agencies slowed down decisions.