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Web portal for project monitoring in Kerala

Web portal for project monitoring in Kerala

Kerala has set up a web portal on the lines of the Project Monitoring Group (PMG) of the Cabinet Committee on Investments at the Cabinet Secretariat in New Delhi. The portal will monitor the implementation of projects with an outlay of up to Rs 1,000 crore.

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A brief on Sahar Elevated Road – (From WEH to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport)

A brief on Sahar Elevated Road – (From WEH to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport)

The elevated road was conceptualized as there was no direct access to the International Airport. Now, this very soon-to-be-completed Sahar Elevated Road will facilitate easier and quicker access to the travelers proceeding to and from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA). This elevated road provides direct connectivity between the Western Express Highway and Terminal-2 of CSIA to be commissioned shortly.

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Belling the insurance cat

Belling the insurance cat

Project owner or contractor-who should be buying the insurance? Vikash Khandelwal explains. On a recent flight back to Delhi, I bumped in to a builder friend, who told me that in most of his projects, he asked his various contractors to buy insurance policies on their contracts.

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Recourse in a financial dry-up

Recourse in a financial dry-up

In order to execute mega specialised projects, one of the important requirements is new technology equipment. DK Vyas elaborates on the financing issues in the procurement and use of such equipment. The construction industry in India is the second largest industry after agriculture

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A catalyst for change

A catalyst for change

While the industry grapples with challenges like escalating project costs and prolonged construction periods, emerging technologies can redefine the Indian construction industry and take it to the next level globally. Technology is emerging as a catalyst for change, writes Garima P.

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Need big projects to take off: Experts

Need big projects to take off: Experts

If there is a signal from the government for continuous development in the form of announcement of infrastructure projects, then equipment manufacturers will not shy away from further investments. A lot of manufacturers have come in, invested and are now waiting for such big projects to take off.

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Companies hope to extract business benefit

Companies hope to extract business benefit

CSR may become mandatory for larger business, but the government is unlikely to be too stringent on companies that seek business benefits from them. The recent inclusion of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a point of widespread debate among various industries

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ECB norm relaxation

ECB norm relaxation

EAfter holding consultation with Indian companies, especially in the infrastructure sector, the government may relax guidelines for accessing funds through external commercial borrowing (ECB).