Business Bureau :
Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that Nagpur is on the verge of becoming a multi trade logistic hub. He said, while addressing the group of traders via facebook. The event was conducted by the Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce (NVCC). Gadkari further said that work on the ambitious broad gauge metro project is going on in full swing which will connect the city to places like Amravati, Ramtek, Wardha, etc. “Under the new project, the metro rails will have two separate bogies dedicated for carrying goods. It will be very beneficial for the small and medium size traders who could efficiently transport goods,” he added. Gadkari also said that he has plans to make the city clean and beautiful.
“There is plan to develop 160 sport grounds and 250 gardens in Nagpur,” said the Union Minister. In addition to this, he said that work on developing a dry satellite port and upgrading the Nagpur airport to an international airport is under consideration. Earlier, NVCC President Ashwin Mehadia in his welcome address praised Gadkari for his efforts during the recent pandemic. Secretary of the chamber Ramavatar Totla conducted the proceedings of the event and also proposed the vote of thanks. National President of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) B C Bhartia; Past Presidents Kailashchand Agrawal, Praful Doshi, Jagdish Bang, Hemant Khungar, Dipen Agrawal, Hemant Gandhi. Arjundas Ahuja, Farooque Akbani, Sanjay K Agrawal, Sachin Punyani, Rajvantpal Singh Tuli and others also took part in the event.