Satyan Nayar, Secretary General, Association of Private Airport Operators, shares his views on private participation in aviation infrastructure with Janaki Krishnamoorthi.
Peeyush Gupta, Director, Sales and Marketing, South Asia (UL), brings with him a rich experience of 18 years in the power, healthcare and certification industries. Prior to joining UL, he was at GE BEL (part of GE Medical Systems)
The total investment required in urban transport works out to roughly about Rs.1 lakh crore per year for the next 20 years. It is important to find appropriate ways and means to be able to generate this kind of investment.The next phase of IndiaÂ´s growth is predominantly dependent on planned urbanisation and the key to planned urbanisation is robust.
Bharat J Thakkar, an innovative entrepreneur, has been closely involved in the international air cargo industry for over 40 years and has been responsible for many Â´firstsÂ´ in IndiaÂ´s air cargo industry, including bonded trucking and door delivery of cargo.
Pradeep Kumar Kharola, MD, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL), tells Shashidhar Nanjundaiah that efficiency-of commute and technology-is the key mantra for the city's metro rail system, another "reach" of which will be operational soon.
Most observers concur that Karnataka has regressed in its industrial rankings as a result of political instability and inadequate attention to infrastructure. Vandita Sharma, the recently appointed Principal Secretary in charge of Infrastructure Development, Government of Karnataka