New Garia airport metro
The New Garia-Airport Metro corridor project has gained momentum with Rahee Infratech bagging the contract to supply and install ballastless tracks along the Nicco Park-Titumir section. Till now, RVNL was laying tracks along the Ruby-Kavi Subhas section. Rahee Infratech would be issued a work order shortly. In July 2020, Rahee started track installation work for the line's first 6.5 km stretch (New Garia to VIP Bazar). The third rail is also being installed along the 5-km stretch for the 32-km Line 6 which will link New Garia and the airport. The 5-km between Ruby and Kavi Subhas station has a commissioning deadline in 2022. Linxon India has started installing the 750 V third rail electrification systems between Ruby crossing and Kavi Subhas station.
Telangana Allocates ₹2,500-cr for Metro Rail Projects in Hyderabad
The Telangana government has allocated ₹2,500 crore in its 2023-24 budget for the metro rail project in Hyderabad. This includes ₹1,500 crore for the Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) and ₹500 crore each for extending metro services to the old city and

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US realtor Taurus to build mixed-use projects in India
Taurus Investment Holdings, a US-based company, is planning to develop retail-focused mixed-use projects across India. The firm's first mall project, Taurus Downtown, will be located in Trivandrum and will have 1.3 million sq ft of development area

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UP gets the highest ₹17,507-cr allocation in Rail Budget
Uttar Pradesh has received the largest allocation in the Rail Budget of the Union Budget 2023-24, worth ₹17,507 crore. The Indian Railways has a budget of ₹2.4 lakh crore, with ₹75,000 crore earmarked for new schemes. This is a 9-fold increase from

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CRC Group plans ₹810-cr realty project in Noida
The CRC Group, a real estate developer based in Noida, is developing a mixed-use project on part of the 11-acre land it recently acquired on the Noida Expressway. The company plans to invest ₹650 crore in the project, which will include 1.2 million sq ft

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KMRCL fast tracks Sealdah-Howrah metro corridor
The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited (KMRCL) has fast-tracked construction work on the Sealdah-Howrah metro corridor with the aim of completing it by December 2023. The line will connect Sealdah to Salt Lake Sector-V, which is currently

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GA Infra wins contract for India's first National Metro Rail Knowledge Centre
GA Infra has been awarded the contract for the construction of the country's first National Metro Rail Knowledge Centre. The centre will be located at the Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station in Delhi and will be built through a Public-Private Partnership

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UP’s CM launches tunnel construction work at Ramlila Maidan in Agra
Uttar Pradesh CM, Yogi Adityanath, has launched the tunnel boring machine (TBM) "Yamuna" at the Ramlila Maidan in Agra, for the construction work of the Agra Metro Rail Project. The CM highlighted the significance of Agra as a historical city and

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RIL launches India's first Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine for heavy-duty trucks
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has launched India's first Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine (H2ICE) technology solution for heavy-duty trucks. The launch was conducted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the India Energy Week in Bangalore. The

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Kerala plans 6.8-km long tunnel road project
The Kerala government has approved the construction of the Wayanad Tunnel Road project connecting Anakampoyil in Kozhikode to Meppadi in Wayanad. The project involves the construction of twin tunnels with a four-lane approach

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Railway approves Pune-Nashik high-speed rail project
The Indian Railways has granted in-principle approval for the Pune-Nashik high-speed rail project, according to Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis. Following a meeting with the Railway Minister, officials from Maharashtra and the Railways will jointly assess

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India starts road construction at tri-junction in NE
India has initiated the construction of a 78-kilometer strategic road in Arunachal Pradesh, near the crucial tri-junction of India, China, and Myanmar. The project, estimated to cost Rs 200 crore, will connect Dong village to Jachep camp and is expected

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Odisha CM inaugurates ₹1,600-cr development projects in Koraput
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attended the 75th anniversary of Vikram Deb Autonomous College in Jeypore and announced development projects worth ₹1,600 crore for the district. The CM declared the construction of a modern auditorium with a seating

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Decks cleared for ₹2,635.89-cr Bridge over Ganga in Patna
The construction of the seventh bridge over the Ganga River in Patna, Bihar has been given the green light by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. A tender has been issued for the project, with an estimated cost of ₹2,635.89 crore, to

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MTPs in Mumbai get ₹1,121.21-cr budget booster
The Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) has received a significant 91% increase in funding with ₹1,100 crore allocated for the project in the Union Budget 2023-24. Out of the total ₹1,121.21 crore allocated for various Metropolitan Transport Projects

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J&K govt plans cargo terminals along Baramulla-Banihal rail line
The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to construct cargo terminals along the Baramulla-Banihal rail line. The terminals will be located at five stations including Srinagar, Baramulla, Sopore, Awantipora, Pampore, and Budgam. The aim of this move

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Budget infuses ₹10,988.80-cr in NFR Railway
The Union Railway Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw, announced that the Gross Budget Allocation for the Northeast Frontier Railway for 2023-24 is ₹10,988.80 crores. This marks a 13.75% increase from the previous year's allotment of ₹9,660.14 crores and will be

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MMRC to build Rs 8,739-cr Wadala- CSMT metro line 11
The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has been tasked with the construction of Metro Line 11 between Wadala and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) at an investment of Rs 8,739 crore. An order to this effect has been issued by the Urban Development

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NHAI expedites Rs 32,000-cr Gorakhpur-Siliguri e-way project
National Highways Authority of India has fast tracked the 520 km long four-lane Gorakhpur-Siliguri Expressway. Starting from UP, the expressway will go to West Bengal after crisscrossing nine districts of Bihar. It will pass through three districts of

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MMRDA starts work on Rs 8,416-cr Bridge on Kasheli Creek
MMRDA has started construction work on the final segment of the bridge on the Kasheli Creek, which is a part of the Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan line, at an investment of Rs 8,416 crore. The height of the bridge is 15 metres above water levels and comprises

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Govt prioritizes 18 road projects under Gati Shakti
In the fiscal year 2023-24, the government in line with Prime Minister Gati Shakti-National Master Plan, has prioritized and fast-tracked as many as 18 critical road infrastructure projects to be completed in the next two years. The Centre is eyeing 67 critical

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