Infrastructure Nitin Gadkari to states: Take urgent action to remove blockades of trucks at inter-state borders Updated : April 29, 2020 05:48 AM IST Gadkari also asked states and union territories to utilise funds to the tune of Rs 25,000 crore to expedite land acquisition in various pending projects. During 2019-20 (April-March), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) constructed 3,979 km of national highways, its highest so far. Gadkari asked the ministers to personally monitor the process of decision-making to ensure that projects do not become victim of red-tape. 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.