Puducherry, Jul 24 : Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday called on Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and urged him to speed up the work of national highway from Villippuram to Nagapatinam.
According to an official release here, Mr Gadkari assured to do a detailed study on traffic congestion in Puducherry in order to ease the tourist flow to Puducherry.
He also called on Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Santhosh Kumar Gangwar and discussed commencing the construction work of a new model hospital by the ESIC. The minister assured to lay the foundation stone by next month.
Puducherry ministers Malladi Krishna Rao and Kandasamy besides Lok Sabha member V Vaithilingam accompanied the CM.