Shri Nitin Gadkari is the Union Cabinet Minister for Road, Transport & Highways and Shipping and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Gadkari earlier served as the President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is also known for his work as the Public Works Department Minister for the State of Maharashtra, where under his leadership a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state were constructed – including the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, Bharat’s first sixlane concrete, high-speed expressway. Gadkari is closely associated with
RSS. He is a lawyer and industrialist by occupation.