India, March 1 -- PUNE Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, and MSMEs, has asked the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), to create a vision document for Pune.

He also wants the MCCIA to visit Nagpur and undertake research to replicate the private-metro (broad-gauge) model in Pune city.

Gadkari stated that this private metro model will attract an investment of Rs.30,000 crore and create employment for more than 50,000 people.

Responding to the minister's request, MCCIA president Sudhir Mehta assured him that their team will visit Nagpur "next week and we will make the project happen".

Gadkari was speaking at the evening session of the second Pune International Business Summit ...