Green Express Highways are being constructed to connect big cities, including highways from Bengaluru to Mumbai and Chennai.
Story so far: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari revealed that the Centre is working on 27 Green Express Highways, ensuring environment-friendly pollution-free roads.
- A Green Express Highway between Mumbai and Bengaluru is being planned, reducing the journey to five hours between Mumbai and Pune and between Pune and Bengaluru.
- There will also be highways connecting Delhi-Dehradun in 2 hours, Delhi-Haridwar in 2 hours, and Delhi-Jaipur in 2 hours.
Infrastructure growth: Nitin Gadkari also iterated that investing in the infrastructure sector will be risk-free and yield good returns. He urged cooperation in investment in infrastructure as the Centre is inviting them based on the PPP model.