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Mangal Dev, Head of Hitachi Rail Systems Co., India & South Asia Region affirms that the time is ripe for the development of a network of bullet train projects in the country.
Sanjay Gupta is the youngest Chairman & Managing Director in the 28-year history of Konkan Railway Corporation (KRCL).
In an exclusive interview, Najeeb Haider, Principal Strategy Officer, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) tells RAHUL KAMAT about the bank’s future strategies and the key sectors for investments in India.
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.
Considering, India's substantial infrastructure requirement, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has plans to invest around Rs 127 billion in projects including transport (metro), rural (road upgradation), energy (renewables) and water and waste management.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is likely to invest $200 million in a fund-of-funds set up by India to take interest in infra projects.
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.
Tata Communications is working with Surbana Jurong, one of Asia’s largest urban, industrial and infrastructure consulting firms, to equip its Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled lifts and escalators with secure, scalable connectivity to Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform.