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Environmental clearance has been given to 190 projects, entailing an investment of Rs 6.31 lakh crore across sectors like mining and steel during June-December as part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) governmentÂ´s policy to fast-track industrial development and generates jobs.
The dance of democracy will unfold soon, as the poll dates have been announced. While the political fraternity gets down to the poll mathematics, the entire nation awaits the results with a hope of a stable government that can push growth volumes.
In Gurgaon, the District Pollution Control Board has ruled out the need for an environmental clearance for the widening of the road connecting the Ambience Mall to sectors 55 and 56. The pollution control board had submitted an affidavit in this regard to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on July 10 after the latter issued a directive that an environment clearance was mandatory from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).
Regulatory and clearance delays may be necessary evils in infrastructure projects, especially those under PPP. But as N Muruganandam, Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Shipping, elaborates the government's ambitious plans of port infrastructure development in the coming years may also be accompanied by some ironing out of those issues.