Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday hoped that the road accidents and resultant deaths in India will be reduced by 50 per cent before 2025. He further said there should be no compromise on saving the lives of the persons involved in road accidents.
Road Transport and Highways Minister Gadkari feel that there is a need to expedite the task of saving the lives of people.
The minister said that last year, the Centre had participated in a conference in Sweden where a vision was conceptualised to have zero road deaths in India by 2030. Gadkari said, "We had promised that we will reduce deaths and accidents by 50 per cent. Today, we saw the success story of Tamil Nadu. It (Tamil Nadu) has reduced the accidents and deaths by 53 per cent."