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India’s Intelligent Evolution

India’s Intelligent Evolution

In June 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his bold Smart Cities Mission, an investment of Rs 980 billion to develop 100 cities across the country into intelligent, sustainable and resident-friendly communities.

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How important is Project Management for New India

How important is Project Management for New India

In another ten years, India is expected to have the second largest number of project management jobs in the world after China. Phenomenal growth in project management opportunities will largely be driven by economic expansion and infrastructure projects.

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SMART CITIES MISSION is a Go!

SMART CITIES MISSION is a Go!

A few days back, a reputed Indian daily news paper carried a misleading article on smart cities, Only 22% funds utilised in six Housing Ministry schemes, triggering a widespread speculation over actual progress of the Smart Cities Mission.

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TIME RIPE FOR Greenfield!

TIME RIPE FOR Greenfield!

A greenfield smart city is a clean-slate approach towards urban growth, something that helps prepare for a new future. Two main issues that need to be addressed today a comingofage population that needs employment, and a place for them to live while they work.

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The Big Infra Opportunity

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).

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India is a key market for EDF

India is a key market for EDF

Marianne Laigneau, Group Senior Executive and Vice President- International Division, ElectricitT de France (EDF), believes that India and France see eye-to-eye on fighting global warming and in making low carbon energy choices. 'Our company's strategy in India,' she says, 'àis in line with the vision of the Government of India of generating 40 per cent renewable energy by 2030, and we look forward to a long-term partnership with the government and other Indian stakeholders, mainly on three pillars.'

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