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Can India Grow Merely By Building Roads?

Can India Grow Merely By Building Roads?

The government thinks spending money on infrastructure is a self-serving economic activity to spur growth. A look at allied economic processes may not support the government contention fully

08 February 2022
Nominate Individuals Committed To Society's Devp For Civic Polls, Assam CM Urges Parties

Nominate Individuals Committed To Society's Devp For Civic Polls, Assam CM Urges Parties

He also said that that key functionaries of municipalities would be appointed through a state-level service, and they would be transferred to different local...

07 February 2022

US-based EV infra solutions firm EvGateway launches operations in India

EvGateway, a California-based turnkey EV infrastructure solutions provider, on Thursday announced the launch of its operations in India.

Commerce Minister Reviews Fast Track Implementation Of Infrastructure Projects Through PMG Portal

Commerce Minister Reviews Fast Track Implementation Of Infrastructure Projects Through PMG Portal

The PMG is an institutional mechanism to facilitate the resolution of bottlenecks in infrastructure projects with investments upward of Rs 500 crore.

26 January 2022

445 Infrastructure Projects Show Cost Overrun Of Rs 4.4 Lakh Crore: Report

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors infrastructure projects of Rs 150 crore and above. Of 1,673 such projects, 445 projects...

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19 January 2022
AP Govt Seeks Donations To Build School Infrastructure

AP Govt Seeks Donations To Build School Infrastructure

There are 44,519 state-run schools in AP with 66,846 rooms at present. The total requirement of rooms in these schools is 1,15,472.


28 December 2021
Govt unveils 27 border infrastructure projects

Govt unveils 27 border infrastructure projects

The 24 roads inaugurated at a virtual ceremony included one built at an altitude of more than 19,000 feet on the Umling-La pass in southern Ladakh, Rajnath...


27 December 2021
Vijayan, UDF Cross Swords Over Silver Line Project; Govt To Go Ahead With The Mega Project

Vijayan, UDF Cross Swords Over Silver Line Project; Govt To Go Ahead With The Mega Project

While inaugurating a party conference here, Vijayan said the development was not stuck to the same place where we are standing but to move ahead by...


16 December 2021
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Multiple Sports Infrastructure Facilities In Odisha

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Multiple Sports Infrastructure Facilities In Odisha

The new sports hostels and its allied facilities and amenities, within the Kalinga Stadium premises, will ensure a home away from home for the athletes, while...


01 December 2021
NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar Engaged With Andhra Pradesh Government Over Developmental Issues

NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar Engaged With Andhra Pradesh Government Over Developmental Issues

The NITI Aayog team, led by the Vice-Chairman, held a meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy to discuss over a wide range of issues


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26 November 2021
Madhya Pradesh's Energy Sector To Get A Rs.13,000 Crore Boost For Modernization And Infrastructural Development

Madhya Pradesh's Energy Sector To Get A Rs.13,000 Crore Boost For Modernization And Infrastructural Development

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan aims to make Madhya Pradesh a leading state in solar power generation.


25 November 2021
Infrastructure Development In J&K Got Big Push Post Abrogation Of Article 370, Says Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha

Infrastructure Development In J&K Got Big Push Post Abrogation Of Article 370, Says Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha

Noting that roads are now being built at twice the speed as before, the Lt Governor said there has been a radical change in its progress under Pradhan Mantri...


18 October 2021
UltraTech Registers 14.4 Per Cent Rise In Revenues As Infra Activity Picks Up

UltraTech Registers 14.4 Per Cent Rise In Revenues As Infra Activity Picks Up

Commenting on its outlook, UltraTech stated recovery in rural housing, a normal monsoon and a pick-up in infrastructure activity would potentially lead to a...


13 October 2021
PM Launches Rs. 100 Lakh Crore Gati Shakti National Master Plan For Infrastructure

PM Launches Rs. 100 Lakh Crore Gati Shakti National Master Plan For Infrastructure

PM Narendra Modi said taxpayers' money in the past was 'insulted' through a lethargic approach to development work, with departments working in silos and there...


09 June 2021
How Infra Companies Can Work For A Sustainable Future

How Infra Companies Can Work For A Sustainable Future

During current times of pandemic that are extraordinarily difficult, it calls for the infrastructure companies to swift and thoughtful action.


14 January 2021
Bengaluru World's Fastest-Growing Tech Hub, London Second: Report

Bengaluru World's Fastest-Growing Tech Hub, London Second: Report

Investment in Bengaluru grew 5.4 times from USD 1.3 billion in 2016 to USD 7.2 billion in 2020, according to data analysed by L&P


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27 December 2020
Over 400 Infrastructure Projects Show Cost Overruns Of Rs 4.34 Lakh Cr

Over 400 Infrastructure Projects Show Cost Overruns Of Rs 4.34 Lakh Cr

Reasons include delay in land acquisition, delay in obtaining forest and environment clearances, lack of infrastructure support and Covid-19, amongst other...


09 November 2020
PM Modi Inaugurates, Lays Foundation Stone For Varanasi's Development Projects

PM Modi Inaugurates, Lays Foundation Stone For Varanasi's Development Projects

The Prime Minister inaugurated several social and economic projects in Varanasi via a webcast.


03 November 2020
The Disgusting, Deadly Downside Of ‘Being Wired’

The Disgusting, Deadly Downside Of ‘Being Wired’

Wherever you are, you can’t escape the sight of ugly wires and cables snaking across lampposts, streets, houses, temples and toilets. Even Rashtrapati Bhavan...


07 February 2020
Union Budget 2020: Why It's Two Steps Forward, One-And-A-Half Backwards

Union Budget 2020: Why It's Two Steps Forward, One-And-A-Half Backwards

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's fiscal arithmetic looked wobbly. She was seemingly unsure about what plagues the Indian economy


31 December 2019
Finance Minister Unveils Infra Projects Worth Rs 102 Lakh Crore For Next 5 Years

Finance Minister Unveils Infra Projects Worth Rs 102 Lakh Crore For Next 5 Years

The government said the projects identified are in sectors such as power, railways, urban irrigation, mobility, education and health.


11 November 2019
Economic Slowdown Continues As Industrial Production Posts Steepest Fall In 8 Years

Economic Slowdown Continues As Industrial Production Posts Steepest Fall In 8 Years

India's factory output shrank to the lowest level in eight years as all three broad-based sectors of capital goods production, consumer durables, and...


29 October 2019
Adani Group Ties Up With US Company To Build Data Centre Infra In India

Adani Group Ties Up With US Company To Build Data Centre Infra In India

Data centres are significant components of a digital economy.


05 July 2019
Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Several Measures To Boost Infrastructure

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Several Measures To Boost Infrastructure

India Budget 2019: The budget speech emphasised on providing a massive push to all kinds of physical connectivity by taking forward programmes across various...


10 May 2019
Jaypee Case: Buyers, Lenders Ask NBCC To Clarify Its Conditional Bid

Jaypee Case: Buyers, Lenders Ask NBCC To Clarify Its Conditional Bid

The revised bid of NBCC (India) Ltd to take over Jaypee Infratech came under intense scrutiny when the Committee of Creditors (CoC), comprising 22000...


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