Planning and implementing a project of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor stature is not everyone's cup of tea. But, Alkesh Sharma, CEO and MD, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Ltd (DMICDC), is a man of action.
The total length of operational metro projects in India presently stands at about 440 km and is growing. Cities like Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurugram, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow and the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) where they are already operational, are simultaneously adding on to their existing route networks.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced in his recent budget speech that IndiaÂ´s longest elevated national highway will be constructed in NCR. The six-lane elevated national highway will be constructed in Ghaziabad, that will ease traffic between Delhi and Meerut.
Analysts from the real estate sector feel that developers are showing interest in integrated township projects in Pune, outside Mumbai and in the national capital region (NCR). In recent months, several township projects have been launched in these areas, analysts said. For example, Gaursons India bought 300 acre along the
Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh for Rs 1,500 crore from
RV Verma, Chairman and Managing Director of National Housing Bank (NHB) opined that the trend of easing prices of housing units may continue for some time. In the national capital region (NCR), he said, price correction has happened due to over supply. Some more correction may take place in the coming days
On his last official working day in Delhi Metro, E Sreedharan was busy helping Chennai Metro learn key lessons.Counted as one the best technocrat managers, the country has had, the 79-year old Sreedharan will hand over the reins of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to his successor and colleague Mangu Singh, on Saturday evening. Singh oversaw the implementation of high-speed Airport Express line.