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India’s Intelligent Evolution

India’s Intelligent Evolution

In June 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his bold Smart Cities Mission, an investment of Rs 980 billion to develop 100 cities across the country into intelligent, sustainable and resident-friendly communities.

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Embarking on Seamless Mobility

Embarking on Seamless Mobility

It is a well-known and widely accepted datum that infrastructure is the backbone of a sound and growing economy. Amongst all infrastructure, the transport sector facilitates trade and migration, thereby raising productivity in other parts of the economy and directly contributing to the economic growth.

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How important is Project Management for New India

How important is Project Management for New India

In another ten years, India is expected to have the second largest number of project management jobs in the world after China. Phenomenal growth in project management opportunities will largely be driven by economic expansion and infrastructure projects.

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Decoding Digital India

Decoding Digital India

In what should have been a major story that was buried under other headlines, India achieved a significant milestone in its Digital India programme when 100,000-gram panchayats, or village councils, across the country were connected through a high-speed optical fibre network called BharatNet.

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Rs. 6 trillion Master Stroke

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.

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Big data complements India’s Smart Cities Mission

Big data complements India’s Smart Cities Mission

In an exclusive, PP Chaudhary, Minister of State, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, says that the Centre is planning three IT and electronics regions, which will create direct employment opportunities for 12 lakh youths.

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The playing field for the housing sector has been levelled

The playing field for the housing sector has been levelled

As India´s urban population goes up from 26 to 51 per cent in a decade, the need for upgrading urban infrastructure is most acute here. China has caught up in the past six years. Indian infra requirements include budget housing, road infrastructure, bridges, flyovers and underpasses to connect small towns to cities and then to the metros.

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