With an estimated average spend of upwards of Rs 1 trillion per annum (excluding land cost), the order book additions will remain healthy for both, large and mid-sized road contractors over the next four to five years.
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
Ahmedabad leads the way in solar energy use with 34,794 users
MAY 2023: Subansiri Lower hydroelectric project
Govt floats tender to procure gas-based plants
US federal agency funds methane capture project India
Govt successfully bids out 29 coal blocks for commercial mining
Power Grid Corporation board to raise Rs 900 cr via bonds
Opportunities galore, but targets ambitious
Funding Not a Constraint for Road Building Programmes
In an exclusive interview to INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY, Debjani Chakrabarti, Director Highways, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) elucidates some of the key funding strategies being utilised by India as a part of the country's ambitious Rs 7 trillion roads building programme.
The initiatives that will have a direct bearing on the pace of execution include awarding projects after securing 80 per cent right of way, expediting projects stuck midway, delegating the power to grant forest clearances to regional offices, filing online for clearances to construct road over bridges (ROBs) and road under bridges (RUBs) and increasing the limit on sand mining.
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.
IRB InfraÂ’s Pathankot Â– Amritsar Highway set to be transferred to InvIT Fund
IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd, will transfer its Pathankot Â– Amritsar Highway project to the IRB InvIT. As a result of this, IRB Infra will receive Rs 544 crore.
NHAI working on widening NH-21
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the four laning of Pandoh Bypass to Takoli' section of National Highway (NH)-21 in Himachal Pradesh. This is a sub project of the National Highways Authority of IndiaÂ’s larger project for four laning of NH-21 from Kiratpur in Punjab to Manali in Himachal Pradesh.
4th Equipment India Award 2017 | Celebration of Excellence
It was 6.15 pm with 15 minutes to go for the mega event of the infrastructure equipment industry. Meanwhile, the Viceroy Hall at the heritage Claridges Hotel located in New Delhi's famed Lutyen's Zone was already filled to capacity.
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.
MAKE IN(fra) INDIA
Though the Centre has chalked out ambitious infrastructure plans, a multi-rate GST, and the DND toll cancellation issue, may dampen the spirit of the infra industry. Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Jairam GadkariÂ´s well laid out plans to kick start an infrastructure boom in India
NHAI awards nearly Rs.4,000 cr highway projects in Karnataka
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded two contracts worth Rs.3,918 crore in Karnataka under NHDP. The projects on NH 63 include Â´four-laning of Hubli-Hospet section at Rs.2,293 crore to BSCPL-KNR (JV) and four-six laning of Hospet-Bellary-Karnataka/AP border Section for Rs.1,625 crore to Gammon India Ltd,Â´ the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said.