Nagpur News : Nitin Gadkari took charge as the Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping on Thursday.
This is Gadkari’s first stint as a Cabinet minister. He has previously been President of the BJP.
“I had asked PM Modi to give me Transport Ministry because I have experience in this field. It’s important to improve transportation, power, water and communication for the overall progress of the industry,” Gadkari said soon after taking charge.