Coronavirus Lockdown: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said - public transport may start soon with some guidelines

Coronavirus Lockdown: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said – public transport may start soon with some guidelines

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New Delhi: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari have indicated to start public transport with certain conditions. The lockdown continues to prevent the coronavirus from spreading and today is its 43rd day. Meanwhile, Nitin Gadkari has assured the bus and car operators of the country that they are fully aware of their problems and will fully assist in solving their problems.

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He said that he is in regular contact with the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister who are working day and night to uplift the economy during these difficult days of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Addressing the members of the Bus and Car Operators Confederation through video conferencing, Gadkari said that transportation and opening of highways would lead to long-term communication of trust among the general public.

Gadkari said that the ministry is following the London model of public transport, where government investment is minimal and private investment is being encouraged.

The minister said that he is aware of the difficult financial situation of the Indian market during the ongoing epidemic. He said that, but to combat this, all stakeholders will have to work together. He pointed to the very good business opportunity being presented by the world industry, which is trying to get out of the Chinese market.

He said that the Indian industry should use this opportunity to invite those foreign companies to invest in India. He expressed confidence that both the country and its industry will win together in battles – one against Coronavirus and the other against economic recession.

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