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PM Modi inaugurates Delhi-Meerut Expressway, abolishes interviews for class 3 & 4 employees

Noida: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of ambitious Delhi-Meerut Expressway project, which is aimed at easing traffic congestion in the national capital. The PM Modi had launched three important highway projects worth Rs 10,166 crore to decongest Delhi last month.

Here are the highlights of the event:

- I urge political parties to take a resolution for 2016 that they will let Parliament function and work for the benefit of poor: PM Modi.

- People of India have elected us to discuss, debate, deliberate in Parliament. It is our duty: PM Modi.

- Sad that those who were rejected by the people have held Parliament hostage and are not letting it function: PM Modi.

- PM Modi attacks Opposition for disrupting Parliament and blocking nation's progress.

- We are abolishing interview process for Group C and D employees. Now, appointments will happen strictly on basis of merit. I request the CM of UP to implement this: PM Modi.

- After the Kedarnath tragedy, we worked towards ensuring that pilgrims from across India & outside do not face any difficulty in future: PM Modi.

- We are not merely constructing a road, this is a highway to development: PM Modi.

- Vajpayee ji worked to connect India through Golden Quadrilateral Project. To connect rural India, he launched PM Gram Sadak Yojana: PM Modi.

- My government believes in converting crisis into an opportunity: PM Modi.

- Many middle class and upper middle class families plan weekend outings nowadays. A good road network around Delhi will be beneficial for them: PM Modi.

- Atal ji began projects to increase connectivity among villages : PM Modi.

- Today, the people in villages know that if they want to be connected with development, they have to connect villages with good roads: PM Modi.

- Speed of work will increase and infrastructure development will be efficient: PM Modi.

- This road will pave way for pollution-free future : PM Modi.

- Meerut is especially remembered for its key role in the 1857 first war of independence : PM Modi.

- Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Delhi-Meerut expressway project.

- Delhi to Meerut travel time which is approx 2:30-3 hours will be reduced to 40-45 mins after construction of this expressway: Gadkari.

- Inauguration of NH24 will benefit people from Ghaziabad, Delhi, Noida, Muzzafarpur, Meerut: Gadkari.

- We are also working on a highway project which will reduce travel time between Delhi and Dehradun to about 3 hours: Gadkari.

- Project is unique and will benefit crore of people. It will save 2 hours of commuters daily:  Nitin Gadkari.

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