Infrastructure 187 highway projects await forest clearance, union minister Nitin Gadkari takes stock Updated : July 07, 2020 06:31 PM IST It was noted that a total of 187 highway projects currently await forest clearance and many projects have not yet applied for Stage II forest clearance. Union railways minister Piyush Goyal assured Gadkari for resolution of issues related to 30 pending road projects within two days. Gadkari also requested environment minister Prakash Javadekar to set up more Special High Powered committees on forest issues. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.