The Major Port Authorities Act, 2020, is aimed at decentralising decision-making and infusing professionalism in the governance of 13 major ports. The act seeks to impart faster and transparent decision-making to benefit stakeholders and improve project execution capabilities by reorienting the governance model in central ports to the landlord port model in line with the...
The Ministry of Defence's defence estates department is likely to make off-grid solar power provisions mandatory for large buildings, with provisions for incentives in the form of rebates and space exemptions in order to encourage solar power.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) launched the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)-UDAN in October 2016, to promote regional air connectivity in the country including the North-Eastern region and creating additional infrastructure by revival of un-served and under-served airports/airstrips.
Altogether 73 roads having operational significance along Indo-China border will be constructed by 2020, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju informed the Lok Sabha. Out of these 73 roads, 46 roads are being constructed by Ministry of Defence and 27 roads by Ministry of Home Affairs.