Indraprastha Gas (IGL) is committed to providing piped natural gas or PNG connections to all technically feasible areas of Delhi, Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily informed members of Lok Sabha. Moily said this while replying to a specific query on Kapashera village of Delhi. He said IGL's pipeline network laying work was in progress near Samalkha crossing, two kilom
A study released by the Trivandrum development front (TDF) shows bright prospects for the proposed Vizhinjam international seaport project in Kerala. TDF recently released a comprehensive site analysis and prospects of Vizhinjam port based on the environment impact assessment report and master plan. The study pointed out that the port, when operational, will b
According to a study by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) Andhra Pradesh commands the lion's share of over 46 per cent with three projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore under construction in ports sector under PPP model. Odisha accounts for second highest share of about 17 per cent in value terms in ports sector.
Ennore Port (EPL) is in the process of making the Puducherry Port its extended arm and in this regard, the former would conduct a feasibility study for carrying out various projects at the union territory port. Officials of both the ports are holding discussion in this regard and it is learnt that the talks are still in preliminary stages. EPL plans to commission a feasibility report for dredging, modernizing and constructing berths at Pudu
Union Minister of State for Shipping Milind Deora informed that his ministry set up a panel to study the feasibility of setting up another major port in Gujarat on the lines of Kandla Port. It is learnt that the committee will explore locations at which this second major port could come up. Gujarat alrea
Major ports like Mumbai Port Trust, VO Chidambaranar Port, Kolkata Port Trust, and Chennai Port Trust witnessed decline in employee strength at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5 percent or above. This was observed in a study titled titled Â‘Employment Scenario at Major, Minor and Intermediate Ports in IndiaÂ’ conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Indu
To study the reasons for the exit of GMR from a National Highways project, a meeting of senior officials, including secretaries and joint secretaries will be convened, Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Sarve Sathyanarayana said in Coimbatore on January 9 . GMR has exited from the Rs 7,500 crore project alleging delay in statutory approvals.
A study by industry body Assocham shows that major ports witnessed over 33 percent decline in its staff strength between 2001 and 2010. During these ten years, the total number of employees in different cadres came down from more than 83,700 to nearly 55,400 at 12 major ports, the stud