Urban transport and development is a state subject. With the Centre and the State coming together to fight the decade-old urban issue for a few and a century-old issue for many cities, Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) feels that the Centre providing a helping hand to the State is like a corporate federalism.
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
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
We are implementing smart cities projects worth Rs.510 billion
Greenfield cities will provide sustainability to the residents
In an interaction with INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY, Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Delhi,Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMICDC) believes that the detailed planning of these cities addresses the distribution of social and physical infrastructure
Greenfield cities to compete with existing urban centres
Nirup Jayanth, Managing Director, Jurong Consultants (India) & Surbana Jurong Group, Singapore, opines that in a greenfiled city, flexibility and dynamism can be added to infrastructure development, by building in a modular and incremental manner with a cluster-based approach.
TIME RIPE FOR Greenfield!
A greenfield smart city is a clean-slate approach towards urban growth, something that helps prepare for a new future. Two main issues that need to be addressed today a comingofage population that needs employment, and a place for them to live while they work.
Sagarmala will provide infrastructure support for logistics industry
Over the last few years, the Government of India has rightly refocused attention on the shipping and logistics sector, and has recognised it as a key contributor to the development of the country.
EESL has perhaps prompted the biggest ‘Make in India’ story by far
In an exclusive interaction with INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY's Pratap Padode and Manish Pant, Kumar outlines the broad strategy that they, as providers of diversified energy-efficiency services, are implementing to radically alter the way energy is consumed in India and globally.
Accelerating Infrastructure Projects
Over the past 10 years, India has successfully executed projects such as the Golden Quadrilateral road programme and port expansion projects in the country.
Make in India gets metro boost
The Ministry of Urban Development gives the "Make in India" campaign a boost with the rapid expansion of metro rail projects.
Indian airports facing severe capacity crunch
Amber Dubey, Partner and India Head of Aerospace & Defence, KPMG feels that a tough relook is required at the Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (LARR) Act, 2013, as it has made land acquisition for public infrastructure projects such as airports impossible.
Schindler to invest Rs 170 crore in brownfield project
Schindler India, leading providers of escalators and elevators, a 100% owned subsidiary of Schindler Group is set to invest Rs 170 crore to expand its manufacturing facilities by setting up IndiaÂ’s first Escalator manufacturing line and towards improving its Research and development facilities at its plant near Chakan in Pune.