Ahmedabad Declared World Heritage City by UNESCO
Ahmedabad has been declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO; historians, urban planners and others hope that policy-makers will stop looking at heritage as a burden.
Peoples’ Participation in Making a New Capital City
Amaravati, the People’s capital of Andhra Pradesh, is envisioned to be a city of world-class standards with a vision of increasing Andhra Pradesh’s prominence in the world.
117 km of Roads Being Laid in Rural Areas Daily
The pace of construction of rural roads has jumped to an average of 117 km from 97.29 km per day last year, leading to laying of about 10,500 km of roads in the first quarter of 2017-18.
CMA Elects Mahendra Singhi of Dalmia Cement as Vice President
Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd. as its new Vice President.On the occasion Mr. Singhi said, “I am honoured to be appointed as the Vice President of CMA. It is indeed a proud moment for me as well as the entire Dalmia Bharat Group on being chosen as one of the representatives of CMA.”
Central Govt. Approves Rs. 3,600 Cr. Rail Projects
The Union government approved projects worth over Rs. 3,600 crore for doubling and electrification of railway lines in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
SUNREF Housing India Launched: 112M€ Green Housing Program
The French Development Agency (AFD) and National Housing Bank (NHB) supported by the European Union launch 112-million-euro green housing program, SUNREF Housing India.
Construction Companies to be Re-Boosted by Metro’s Growth
Growth of Metro Railnetwork in new cities is expected to boost the order book of construction companies by up to Rs 90,000 crore over the next three to five years.
Centre Approves More Powers to BRO for Boosting Road Construction
The Chief Engineers, key officials who head BRO projects spread across the Border States – with project names like Himank (Ladakh), Vartak (Arunachal Pradesh) and Beacon (Kashmir) – will now enjoy enhanced financial powers that are 5-10 times more than their earlier financial limits.
Seven Renowned Companies Bag Mumbai Metro Projects
Larsen & Toubro, NCC, Reliance Infrastructure, Simplex Infrastructure, JMC Projects (India) and Tata Projects have emerged as the lowest bidders for constructing various sections of Mumbai Metro’s upcoming 23.5 km Line-2 and 32.32 km Line-4 after officials from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) today opened financial bids for nine civil packages.
Union Minister Suresh Prabhu promises To Rejuvenate Indian Railway tracks
To fast-track creation of a robust infrastructure, the government has sanctioned plans for doubling and tripling of 16,500 km of railway tracks in a few years as against only 22,000 km in the last 70 years, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said.
Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director & CEO, JCB India Presents His View on GST
From the construction equipment industry’s point of view, the only sector that grew last year that was roads and highways. Mr. Vipin Sondhi believes at least two more have to come on stream to ensure sustainable growth.
India’s Adventz Group Signs Mou for Israel’s Light Rail
India-based conglomerate Adventz Group signed a $2 billion plus memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Israel’s Lesico Group to collaborate in the light rail transit (LRT) projects in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
Union Cabinet Approves New Metro Rail Policy
The Union Cabinet approved a new metro rail policy to making private participation is a must for states to get central assistance for new metro rail projects in the country.
Delhi Govt. Releases Rs 100 Cr. for Signature Bridge Project
The Delhi government has released Rs 100 crore for the Signature Bridge project, which was hit by a “fund crunch”, slowing down its last phase construction, Tourism Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said.
Lucknow-Ghazipur Expressway To Cost Rs. 25000 Cr.
The 353 km Poorvanchal Expressway from Lucknow to Ghazipur, is country’s longest expressway from Lucknow to Ghazipur will be built a cost of nearly Rs 25,000 crore.
Prestigious 14,132-Cr. Hyderabad Metro Rail Project Monitored
Prime Minister would launch the project when he visits Hyderabad to take part in a Global Entrepreneurship Summit during November.
Only 20% of Smart City Projects Can Be Finished By 2018
Only one-fifth of the smart city projects are likely to be completed by 2018 end and that too in the best possible scenario, economic survey-II has projected.