India's urban infrastructure is growing at a phenomenal pace, but due to improper urban planning in the past, growth is not able to match the pace of economic activities in the urban areas, says Kumar Ramesh.
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
Steering the growth
ADB lends to MP power
ndia and the Asian Development Bank signed a $69 million loan agreement which is the sixth and final tranche of the $620 million Madhya Pradesh Power Sector Investment Programme.
India to postpone TAPI deadline
India is likely to extend the deadline for signing a gas sales and purchase agreement for the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline.
Vox Pop: Experts provide solutions for urban wastewater management
From what model of PPP will work in our urban wastewater management to how they can move from a mostly secondary treatment to tertiary and make water viable, policymakers, city administrators and wastewater practitioners offer solutions.
IIFCL signs $250 mn deal with ADB
The government, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the IIFCL have signed a $250 million loan agreement for tranche 2 of the ongoing Second India Infrastructure Project Financing Facility.
PPP is almost the only way for better management of water sector
A new initiative by ADB and the Government of India seeks to promote and â€œmainstreamâ€ PPP for inclusive growth of the country.
Look what's not moved: The Bill on the biggest immovable
Political expediency seems to be hijacking our land acquisition laws. On the one hand, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat have declared that acquisition can only occur by consent, and the Land Acquisition Act will not be invoked.
ADB to lend $7.4 billion for infra projects
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to lend $7.4 billion to fund projects in infrastructure in India.
The basic problem among cities is in understanding problems and deciding priorities
Urban transport solutions need urban bodies to have negotiating expertise, but most of our citiesâ€”especially non-metrosâ€”do not have PPP expertise.
Green finance: The signal is amber
Funding for conventional energy infrastructure projects could become increasingly difficult to obtain as banks grow wary of environment concerns and ensuing regulatory bottlenecks.