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JICA to fund projects worth Rs 34.20 billion

JICA to fund projects worth Rs 34.20 billion

By constructing the Chennai Peripheral Ring Road (Section 1) and installing Intelligent Transport Systems the city authority aims to meet increasing traffic demands in the cityÂ’s metropolitan area, thereby contributing to the mitigation of traffic congestion and promoting regional economic development.

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Post Budget Analysis | Infrastructure

Post Budget Analysis | Infrastructure

Capital outlay for the infrastructure sector up to Rs 5.97 lakh crore in FY2018v19 (up 20.8 per cent over FY2018), with major increase for segments like railways, telecommunication and affordable housing.

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We can’t shy away from PPPs

We can’t shy away from PPPs

PR Jaishankar, Chief General Manager, India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) says that old models of development financing need a complete overhaul. He feels while development financing still holds relevance, it needs to be viewed in the context of the dynamic needs of the emerging environment.

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The Union Budget has a progressive outlook

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.

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Making Indian Infra Work

Making Indian Infra Work

Though Public-Private Partnership contracts are the mainstay of infra projects, evidence of PPP performance in terms of value-for-money and efficiency is mixed and often unavailable, says Sangeeta Lakhi, Senior Partner, Rajani Associates.

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Still a work in progress

Still a work in progress

The GST regime will facilitate ease of doing business, but the government has to ensure that there is no adversarial impact on the infrastructure sector during the rollout, says PRATIK JAIN.

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Bumpy Ride Ahead

Bumpy Ride Ahead

The Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014 is a much-needed initiative that still needs the implementation clarity to make it a success. In order to tackle the steadfast ascent in the number of road accidents, and the inefficiency in the road transport system

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