GMR focuses on EPC infra projects

Low Investment Infra Projects
The debt laden GMR Group in its scheme of things, has decided to focus on the low investment infra projects and to freeze capital expenditure for selected verticals, as the Bengaluru-based infrastructure player tries to pare its debt and strengthen its balance sheet, said an industry insider, Read More...

BDA offers Rs. 1,350-cr bridge project

Steel Flyover in Bangalore
The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) is all set to float tenders for the construction of the steel flyover from Basaveshwara Circle to Hebbal, to provide a seamless transport facility to commute to Kempegowda International Airport at a cost of Rs. 1,350cr. Two firms – Larson & Turbo and Navayuga Read More...

TM fast tracks twin highway projects

Tamil Nadu HIghway Project
In order to fast track the construction of NH17 and NH4A, the four-laning of the two projects starting from Goa, the transport ministry has recently transferred the projects from state's PWD wing to NHAI, said sources, claiming that the preparation of DPR for the projects is currently underway whereby, Read More...

AAI unveils expansion of Jodhpur airport

Jodhpur Airport
Facilitating the expansion of the Jodhpur Civil Airport in a phased manner, the Indian Air Force has recently agreed to transfer 37 acres of land to Airport Authority of India (AAI), and a MoU to this effect was signed between the IAF, Jodhpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) and Rajasthan state government Read More...

Govt plans Rs. 1 lakh-cr roads in UP

Nitin Gadkari
Central government has decided to build world class road network across Uttar Pradesh at a whopping investment worth Rs. 1 lakh-cr, Union minister, Nitin Gadkari said, elaborating that in regard to the construction of four-lane-NH 29, connecting Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Mau, and Ghazipur route, the initial work Read More...

Centre speeds up Rs. 3,770cr metro expansion

Afcons Infrastructure Chennai Metro
Shortly after the Centre steered cleared the Phase I extension of the mega Chennai metro project at a cost of Rs. 3,770cr, Afcons Infrastructure Limited is all set to start the tunneling work for the underground stretch. The company has already carried out tunneling in areas such as Anna Salai, Madras High Court Read More...

Odisha unveils 100 bridge projects

Naveen Patnaik
Ensuring hassle free transport facilities to the masses of the state, the Odisha government has recently decided to build 100 more bridges across the state under the Biju Setu Yojana (BSY). The BSY, which was launched in 2011 to provide connectivity to villages across the state and was to be completed Read More...

India targets Rs. 25 lakh-cr for port sector

Nitin Gadkari Port Sector
Close on the heels of inking tripartite agreement to build port project in Chabahar in Iran, the Indian government is all set to sign a similar agreement with Bangladesh, which has already expressed its willingness for the project and is currently in talks to explore options available in the country, Read More...

Railways unveils Rs. 3.3 lakh-cr DFCC arms

Railways DFCC
Funds flowing from the freight corridors will go to Indian Railways, which in turn would create three new arms entailing an investment worth Rs 3.3 lakh crore. As a matter of fact, 35-40% of the funds with DFCC as Track Access Charges India will go to set up three new arms of the dedicated rail freight corridors, Read More...

TM announces Rs. 50,000-cr roads in HP

Nitin Gadkari HimachalPradesh
Injecting a major road infra booster to the state, the Transport Minister, during his recent visit to the area has announced to build road network worth Rs 50,000-cr in the next two years in Himachal Pradesh. The road projects included 114 kms long Sanaura-Rajgarh-Nohradhar-Haripurdhar-Ronhat-Jamli road Read More...

M’rashtra clears Rs. 14,549-cr metro project

Maharashtra Metro Project
Creating metro network in and around the metropolitan city, the Maharashtra CM recently approved a 32-km long metro line connecting the city directly to the adjoining Thane suburban areas entailing a whopping investment worth Rs. 14,549cr. The government expects to complete the project (Mumbai Metro Line 4) Read More...

Hilly highways get Rs. 12,000-cr concrete cover

Hilly Highways Concrete Safeguards
In order to check massive landslides damaging highways in the hills, the Centre has allotted Rs. 1,000-cr this fiscal, out of the total project cost of Rs. 12,000-cr for measures including creating concrete safeguards on both sides of NHs and also by taking up massive plantation drives along highways Read More...

AP clears Rs. 650-cr for airport project

Andhra Pradesh Airport Project
With the inking of an agreement whereby Andhra Pradesh Government stands guarantor to the Rs.650-cr loan by HUDCO, decks have been cleared for the construction of the Bhogapuram International Airport on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam in the state. The agreement has been signed among Andhra Pradesh Finance department, Read More...

ADB injects $200-mn booster in road upgrade

Asian Development Bank
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India recently signed an agreement for $200 million new loan to upgrade 176 km roads in the state of Jharkhand. The financing for the Jharkhand State roads II Project will upgrade existing sections of four state roads to two lane standard Read More...

Railways-state joins hand for rail network

Suresh Prabhu
Close on the heels of inking memorandum of understanding with states like Odisha, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Kerala, Indian Railways recently signed an agreement with Haryana to form a special purpose vehicle jointly. The agreement, which was signed between Railway Minister, Read More...

Govt clears Rs. 3,770-cr metro extension

Jayalalithaa Chennai Metro
The central government has cleared the extension of the metro line from Washermenpet to Wimco Nagar in Tiruvottiyur in north Chennai area of Tamil Nadu entailing an investment worth Rs. 3,770cr. The 9-km extension will have two underground and seven elevated stations and would enable Metro rail services to the densely Read More...

AP gets Rs. 2,335.68-cr new railway line

Andhra Pradesh New Metro Line
With completion of electrification work on the second railway line on the busy Vizianagaram-Titlagarh route is currently going on war-footing and the new approval by the Centre to lay the third line with an investment of Rs. 2,335.68-cr to connect port will ensure faster evacuation of cargo at Visakhapatnam port Read More...

MoRTH launches Rs. 2,655cr highway projects

Highway Projects in Himachal Pradesh
Adding to the road infra in the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh, the Transport Minister has recently laid the foundation stones of three new road projects worth Rs. 2,655-cr including four-laning works of Parwanoo-Solan block on National Highway 22 (now National Highway No-5), Solan-Kaithalighat block and Shimla bypass Read More...

Decks cleared for Peb-steel bridge project

Pre Fabricated Steel Bridge
Decks have been cleared for the assembling of the pre-fabricated steel bridge of the elevated metro rail viaduct over the existing Oliphanta railway bridge on the outskirts of Secunderabad in Telangana. The bridge will be completed by January with the South Central Railway (SCR) handing over an acre of its land Read More...

DIAL shows the way for PPP projects

Delhi International Airport
The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects can take a leaf out of the Delhi airport, which is being run by Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) — a consortium between GMR Group (64%), the government's owned Airports Authority of India (AAI, 26%) and also Germany's Fraport AG (10%) — completed Read More...

JLL unveils Rs. 300-cr funds for realty sector

JLL India Funds Realty Sector
JLL India, which is a renowned property consultancy firm of global repute, through its subsidiary JLL Segregated Funds Group, has decided to generate Rs. 300-cr through its Residential Opportunities Fund II to invest in housing projects across top seven property markets in the country. The fund will focus on buying Read More...

Dell India fixes smart city projects on radar

Dell India Smart City Projects
With a view to cater to the digital needs of the upcoming smart cities as envisioned by the Central Government, technology giant, Dell India has decided to offer score of innovative solutions. On this score, it has already negotiated with the empowered official in the central government, Director (Solutions Strategy Read More...

Kerala cruises ahead with twin road projects

Twin Road Projects in Kerala
In order to build top class road network in the rural belt of the state, Public Works Department (National Highway Division) is all set to take up two road projects under the Central Road Fund (CRF) that are currently in the contract award stage. The project included 12 km stretch of the Thalassery-Mahe bypass Read More...

Chhattisgarh fixes Rs. 3,900-cr for smart city

Chhattisgarh Smart City
The state government has set aside a staggering investment target worth Rs. 3,900-cr to build Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh, under a central government scheme, as the city has recently been selected under the Smart Cities Mission and that the old city of Raipur would also be covered in the mission Read More...

NHAI to kick start Rs 2,100-cr road project

NHAI Road Projects
National Highways Authority of India is all set to start two new projects after taking back the stalled one from concessionaires after settlement. Two concessionaires - Larsen & Toubro and MEP Infrastructure Developers - have terminated the concessions and these assets are lying stuck Read More...

Road project worth Rs. 205-cr up for grab

Traffic Improvement in Ghatkopar
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has floated tenders to depute project management consultants for the proposed Traffic Improvement Scheme at Chheda Nagar junction in Ghatkopar (East) for the construction of two flyovers and an elevated road at a cost of Rs. 205cr. The civic body Read More...

Economy crossing 8% GDP growth rate

Indian GDP Growth Rate
In view of the additional capital expenditure (capex) by the government in infrastructure projects is all set to push the economy to grow over 8% GDP growth rate in the first quarter of current fiscal, CII said in a statement. Adding that on the back of better monsoon prospects, surge in rural demand Read More...

M’rashtra unveils Rs. 30,000-cr super e-way project

Devendra Fadnavis
The Maharashtra chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, in a recent development has showcased the super expressway project worth Rs. 30,000-cr to the visiting Malaysian construction companies' delegation, which evinced keen interest in partnering with the state in this and other upcoming infrastructure projects Read More...

Govt. clears Rs. 250-cr road project

Road Project in Madhya Pradesh
Adding momentum to the road building process across the country, the Union Road Transport and Highways ministry granted in-principle approval to give Rs. 250-cr for wildlife mitigation measures on NH-7 between Mansar and Khawasa, in Madhya Pradesh, said official sources, adding that National Highway Authority Read More...

Center clears Rs. 43,922-cr for housing sector

Venkaiah Naidu
The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has sanctioned Rs 43,922-cr including Central Assistance of Rs. 10,050-cr to 18 states to build 6, 83,724 housing units and work on the creation of the targeted housing stock which is currently in full swing, said ministry sources, Read More...

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