Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday held a meeting with State and UT Road Transport Ministers through Video Conference. He stressed the need to facilitate truck and Lorry movement, to ease up lives of the public in the light of the lockdown. Gadkari urged the Ministers to intervene in such matters and ensure resolutions through the local and district administrations.
The Minister also underlined to follow the health advisories and other guideline like proper distance, wearing masks, use of sanitizers, both by the driver and cleaners.
Gadkari informed that his Ministry will start a helpline to resolve the transportation issues. The Minister suggested that State Transport Ministers should explore operationalizing App-based two-wheeler taxis especially in rural areas which will assist farming communities with smoother movement. This will also provide new employment opportunities.