Empowered Group of State Transport Ministers formed to suggest measures on transport sector

Feb 22, 2016 16:25 IST

Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on 22 February 2016 formed an Empowered Group of State Transport Ministers.

An announcement in this regard was made at the 16th Meeting of National Road Safety Council by the Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi.

The group, chaired by the Rajasthan Transport Minister Yunus Khan, will suggest measures to boost the transport sector, improve the public transport system and minimise road accidents in the country.

The formation of the group is in tune with the Union Government’s concerted action plan to reduce road accidents by half by 2019.

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