The conference would be inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Ministers of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Pon. Radhakrishnan and Mansukh L. Mandaviya will also be present.
The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) is a fully owned Company of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India which was incorporated on 18th July 2014. The Company envisages to promote, survey, establish, design, build, operate, maintain and upgrade National Highways and other infrastructure including interconnecting roads particularly in the North Eastern region and strategic areas of the country sharing international boundaries with neighbouring countries. An approximate aggregate length of 10,000 kms has been identified to begin with for development through this Company. In the first phase, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has entrusted 60 works to the Company for constructing 3586 Kms at a total costf Rs 34300 crores.