Shri Jatin Prasad has assumed the charge as Minister of State, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways here today. Later talking to the Media, Shri Prasad said that people and their convenience will be the focus of his working in the Ministry. He said that the improvement of the arterial roads which provide connectivity to National Highways will be his priority. The Minister further said that if arterial roads are good it will benefit the people/farmers living in villages and their connectivity to National Highways and to city centres will improve. This in turn will make the market accessible to them thus saving them from the middle men and help them in fetching good prices for their products.
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