Former RBI Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn has been appointed as an Executive Director on the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
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
Urban infrastructure: Challenges in India
Urban India is important to the Indian economy, society, polity and the environment in more ways than one. For instance, nearly 600 million Indians would be living in cities by 2030, while cities would generate nearly 70 per cent of new jobs by 2030 and also produce more than 70 per cent of IndiaÂ´s gross domestic product.
How can ports be put on the fast track to development?
The ports sector has undergone considerable change since the nineties, but reforms and development have taken a backseat. Janaki Krishnamoorthi examines various approaches to boost this crucial sector.
Breaking The Inertia
Amid the anxiety and the anticipation awaiting the next Union government, as the country goes into polling mode, the infrastructure sector got some news to cheer about. The decision of the Planning Commission to propose the setting up of a Cabinet committee on transport, a move that could lead to speedy decision making in the sector, is a welcome move.
Cabinet committee on transport
The Planning Commission is firming up a proposal for setting up a Cabinet committee on transport. A decision will be taken only by the new Planning Commission, which will be constituted after the April-May general elections. The proposal is partly based on the recommendations of the National Transport Development Policy Committee, chaired by Rakesh Mohan.