Union Minister Nitin Gadkari responds to Anand Mahindra’s tweet about ecologically sustainable development

Mr Mahindra said that he’d give a standing ovation if the Indian government could reach similar results.

The concern over environmental conservation is increasing as man-made climate change reaches more dangerous highs every day.

On 29th August, Indian billionaire businessman, Anand Mahindra tweeted the picture of an animal corridor that is built over a highway in the Netherlands.

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In his tweet, Mr Mahindra said that he’d give a standing ovation if the Indian government could reach similar results.

Nitin Gadkari, who is the Minister of Road Transport & Highways (as well as Minister of Shipping and Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) responded to the tweet thanking Anand Mahindra for the suggestion. He also said, “We tried developing an animal corridor on NH44 between Seoni (Madhya Pradesh) & Nagpur (Maharashtra) that gave us good results. Nevertheless, we shall continue striving towards our goal for peaceful coexistence between man and animal.”