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Gadkari meets Austrian delegation, invites companies to make parts for funiculars and funiculars

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NEW DELHI : Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met on Thursday with the Austrian delegation headed by the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to India, Katharina Wieser, and invited Austrian companies to set up factories for the production of cable cars and cable car components and equipment in India.

During the meeting, views were exchanged on the latest technologies and innovations in road infrastructure development and green technologies. Representatives of Austrian companies informed the minister about the various innovative technologies and the innovative products manufactured by them.

Gadkari informed that there are several ropeway and ropeway projects being undertaken by India. He appreciated the high quality of the ropeways and funiculars manufactured by Austrian companies and emphasized cooperation in the transfer of technology and its production in India.

He also invited the companies to set up factories in India to reduce overall costs.

“Deliberations also took place on other possible areas of cooperation, such as new technologies in highway construction, tunnel construction, electronic toll systems, intelligent transport systems, traffic management systems, green technologies, tunnel monitoring systems and road safety,” said the Ministry of Transport. Highways said.

The meeting paved the way for strengthening India’s ongoing partnership and development cooperation with Austria for bringing innovations to the road transport sector and developing effective solutions to contemporary challenges in transport and logistics.

The Austrian ambassador also invited Gadkari to Austria.

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