Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on the inauguration of the NHAI headquarter on Sunday lashed out on the officers over the physique’s work tradition.
Here are 5 events the place the Union Minister has publically expressed his displeasure earlier than:
* On January 11, 2018, Gadkari lashed out on the Indian Navy over its alleged objection to a floating jetty mission at Malabar Hill in Mumbai, and accused the power of “obstructing work.” Gadkari felt that the jetty didn’t pose any safety threat. “What has the navy got to do with Malabar Hill? They should be guarding the borders,” stated Gadkari was quoted as saying.
* On February 10, 2019, Gadkari was upset concerning the absence of the Managing Director of Manganese Ore India Ltd. (MOIL) at a mining-related conclave and had stated that he wants to be “put in his place”. The MD of MOIL, a public sector firm, had skipped an occasion organised by Maharashtra State Mining Corporation and Vidarbha Economic Development Council regardless of an invitation. “He is a very big man, he does not come when we invite, he does not come even otherwise,” he had stated.
* On December 10, 2015, Calling out the regional transport workplaces (RTOs), Gadkari had termed them as probably the most corrupt in the nation and stated they indulge in loots greater than these of dacoits of Chambal. “RTO is the most corrupt organisation in the country. They are indulged in loot surpassing even what the dacoits did in the forests of Chambal,” he had stated.
* On December 23, 2019, Gadkari had expressed deep concern over the financial slowdown in the nation. “I called senior officials at my home and told them there are cases of around Rs 89,000 crore. I will not tell you what to do. I will only tell you the economy of the country is going through a challenging situation. There is a shortage of liquidity and you have to take decisions quickly,” Gadkari had stated.
* On one other event, Gadkari had lashed out at Niti Aayog’s proposal of banning petrol and diesel-run autos of some lessons. He had stated that the Centre is not going to impose any such restriction and that the choice has to be taken by the transport minister and never the think-tank.