In an exclusive interview with INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY, Ajay Pandey, Managing Director, Group CEO of GIFT City, outlines how an ideal greenfield city should be.
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Government to fund green energy conversion of state-run refineries
Powergrid will issue bonds to raise up to Rs 9 billion
Domestic aluminum players need to invest to meet net0 target
Ahmedabad leads the way in solar energy use with 34,794 users
MAY 2023: Subansiri Lower hydroelectric project
Govt floats tender to procure gas-based plants
US federal agency funds methane capture project India
Govt successfully bids out 29 coal blocks for commercial mining
Power Grid Corporation board to raise Rs 900 cr via bonds
Greenfield smart cities will increase efficiency
Greenfield cities will provide sustainability to the residents
In an interaction with INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY, Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Delhi,Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMICDC) believes that the detailed planning of these cities addresses the distribution of social and physical infrastructure
Smart Cities: Financing Challenges
In the next five years, special purpose vehicles (SPVs) will be spending around Rs.1,631 billion on projects conceived under area-based development and Rs.388 billion on pan-city development.
Rs. 6 trillion Master Stroke
This Union Budget came against the backdrop of a raft of reforms, economic slowdown and fiscal stress. While the Budget proposals will incrementally contribute to economic expansion with its de facto elements of stimulus, the pace of growth will largely be due to factors outside the Budget.
We have allocated Rs.2,247 cr for Solapur Smart City Plan
We are working on many proposals which are unique in nature. Our main intention through smart city proposals is to encourage community gatherings similar to that of European nations.
4th Smart Cities Summit 2017
With projects off the ground, the recently held summit focused on transportation, PPP, planning future cities, water and wastewater, IoT and energy.
The institutional mechanism to handle wastewater has failed
There are a variety of challenges in water and wastewater management. One of the major issues is that of the widening demand-supply gap in the water sector as well as treatment of wastewater.
The Union Budget has a progressive outlook
The Union Budget for fiscal 2018 has a progressive outlook and encourages investments with initiatives like affordable housing being given infrastructure status to avail new funding avenues. The Budget has expanded the scope for the capital and bond markets.
By 2050, 60percent of IndiaÂ´s population will reside in towns
Western economies like Europe and the USA are already quite advanced when it comes to infrastructure development compared to the developing countries. In comparison, economies like China, India and rest of Asia are still showing high growth which would require a lot of infrastructure support to back up this growth.
Centre to give Rs 489 cr for DelhiÂ´s water supply
The Ministry of Urban Development has approved the Annual Action Plan of Delhi for 2016-17 under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) with a project investment of Rs 266 crore for improving water supply and sewerage networks.