Pratap Padode, Founder, FIRST Construction Council decodes what the finance minister has planned for infrastructure and development. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman continued the thrust on infrastructure as she announced a capital expenditure outlay of ₹10 trillion for the financial year 2023-24. This would be a 33% increase from the CAPEX allocation announced in the previous...
Goyal Aluminiums plans to set up EV plant in UP
DISCOM to purchase 1,070 MW of wind-solar hybrid electricity in Gujarat
Railways sets empanelment tender for rooftop solar installations
Tata Power introduces new 400 KV transmission corridor for Mumbai
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
How the ₹10 trillion capex will power rail, road & urban infra
Why RRR will be the Government’s formula too in 2023
The Budget may unlock the prospects the sector has to offer. This south Indian movie (RRR) has made record collections globally and received rave reviews. But India’s infrastructure story is also set to attract global attention. Pratap Padode, Editor-in-chief reveals the magic RRR formula As we enter the new year in 2023, the market investors...
Where are the orders?
Data from the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) showed that only 4,766 km of the targeted 12,000 km of highways for FY23 had been built from April to November. Pratap Padode, Editor-in-Chief, Construction World worries as we step into 2023… Highway construction this year is even slower than 2020 – the first year of the...
The advantages of multimodal logistics
Integrating diverse mode of transportation for improved efficiency India’s logistics costs are presently 14 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP),similar to other developing countries but well above the global average of 8 per cent. One of the government’s initiatives to reduce the logistics costs to 8-10 per cent of India’s GDP as...
India needs Rs 50 trillion investments in infrastructure
For a sustainable development across the country, the infrastructure sector in India- comprising core sectors like power, roads, highways and renewable energy
Multi-modal logistics park to be build in Jogighopa
In order to promote international trade with the neighbouring countries, the Centre has proposed to initiate a multi-modal logistics park at Jogighopa, Assam.
Is IndiaÂ’s Rs 5.7 trillion infrastructure investments at risk?
The construction core is being subject to a mockery through the use of inferior quality TMT rebars. Infrastructure Today investigates with analysis from FIRST Construction Council
950 km of roads will come up under Bharatmala project
Under the Bharatmala project, roads and highways measuring a total of 950 km will be developed in Chhattisgarh. The Central Government had already declared 290.08 km of road as new national highways during FY 2017-18.
The Big Infra Opportunity
Stakeholders harp on the government's infrastructure push and expect construction orders of Rs.18 trillion in the next six years. This order inflow volume should support 12 to 15 per cent of industry-level execution of compound annual growth rate (CAGR).
India is the third largest steel producer in the world after China and Japan and has an installed capacity of about 131 million tonne (mt) at present. It produced 101 mt of steel in FY2017 and consumed 84 mt during the same period.