Nitin Gadkari retains Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, also gets charge for MSMEs

Nitin Gadkari, in the new cabinet appointments, will continue to handle Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, while also handling the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The minister has been credited for smooth construction and operation of bridges, flyovers and expressways in the previous cabinet. He is also known to have played a significant role in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. Gadkari earned his spurs as PWD minister in Maharashtra, by delivering the Mumbai-Pune expressway and 55 flyovers in Mumbai.