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Even as political opposition continues for the bullet train project from states like Maharashtra and Gujarat, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal remains optimistic and does not see "any stress" in getting the land for the ambitious high speed rail (HSR) project, primarily on the increased compensation that the Government is offering.
With its consistent double-digit growth, the Indian civil aviation industry has ushered in a new era of expansion for the allied services related to aviation besides airlines, airports, i.e., air cargo, MRO, catering, online travel agency, travel portals, etc.
Infrastructure growth will be at the core of Indias economic development as the worlds sixth largest economy targets to become the worlds third largest by 2028.
Ranked the No. 1 state in ease of doing business, Telangana is driving growth for a new India, as CW discovers.
Nirup Jayanth, Managing Director, Jurong Consultants (India) & Surbana Jurong Group, Singapore, opines that in a greenfiled city, flexibility and dynamism can be added to infrastructure development, by building in a modular and incremental manner with a cluster-based approach.
Speaking to INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY from Hong Kong, Sandhya Jane said that hiring of capable project managers could significantly contribute to executing public projects in a timely manner, preventing wastage of public money, and improving overall quality of life in India.
Even as free joyrides are being extended to Nagpurites on the 5-kilometre stretch from the Airport South to Khapri on the Nagpur metro rail before its formal inauguration, the federal government has plans to extend the service to the city’s outskirts using the existing broad-gauge railway tracks.
Stakeholders harp on the government's infrastructure push and expect construction orders of Rs.18 trillion in the next six years. This order inflow volume should support 12 to 15 per cent of industry-level execution of compound annual growth rate (CAGR).