Vehicle scrapping units to come up in Maharashtra : Nitin Gadkari

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The Central Government has announced a policy to scrap vehicles older than 15 years. Accordingly, the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari appealed to start scrapping units in every district of Maharashtra to scrap such vehicles. 

He suggested that 150 to 200 such units can be started, with four each in large and developed districts and two in small, underdeveloped districts of Maharashtra. 

This will provide employment to at least 10 to 15 thousand people, he said. The Union Minister also stressed that the projects should be completed in a timely manner by removing the obstacles in the work of national highways, flyovers, roads which are ongoing and approved in the state.