J Kumar Infraprojects
J Kumar Infraprojects has secured the position of the lowest bidder for the construction of a 5.096 km stretch under Package-II of the Chennai Port-Maduravoyal Expressway project in Tamil Nadu. This four-lane project by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) involves the construction of a double-decker access-controlled elevated highway along the Cooum river.

With its foundation stone laid in May 2022 under the 'Bharatmala Pariyojana' initiative, the project has an estimated cost of Rs 5,855 crore and a 910-day construction timeline. The project aims to alleviate traffic congestion in Chennai, enhance the handling capacity of the port, reduce wait times, and shorten commute time by an hour for vehicles heading to the port. The project consists of four sections or packages.
Haryana plans Rs 272.1-crore linking road from AIIMS Jhajjar to Dwarka e-way
To enhance connectivity between AIIMS' National Cancer Institute in Jhajjar's Bhadsa and Dwarka Expressway, the Haryana government is aiming to construct a 9km road. The project is expected to cost around Rs 272.1 crore. This 6-lane road will provide

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DMRC initiates Multi-Modal Integration at key metro stations
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has initiated plans to enable Multi-Modal Integration (MMI) by transforming Chandni Chowk, Inderlok, and Laxmi Nagar metro stations. The core aim of this endeavour is to ease congestion in the areas surrounding

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NHAI & DMRC collaborate to strengthen bridges, tunnels and other structures
In its endeavor to provide world-class National Highways network, NHAI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for review of designs of various bridges/ structures, safety aspects of NHAI projects and

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MSRDC set to undertake big-ticket infrastructure projects
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), which is executing some of the significant infrastructure projects across the state, is planning to monetise its land parcels along the Pune-Mumbai expressway. A total of 24 land parcels have

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Bhubaneshwar to undertake 6 additional town planning schemes
The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has decided to take up six new town planning schemes in Chandaka and Pahala areas to ensure the city’s holistic development. The BDA has already completed four such schemes in Tamando and

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SJVN-PFC sign Rs 1.18 Lakh-cr funding pact for Power projects
In order to ensure smooth flow of funds to its ongoing and upcoming power generation projects, SJVN has inked a pact with Power Finance Corporation (PFC) to get finance for its power projects involving an amount of Rs 1.18 lakh crore investment. Both

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NHAI plans to decongest Rajiv Chowk in Gurgaon
To resolve the perennial traffic congestion at Rajiv Chowk in Gurgaon, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is formulating plans to alleviate the traffic problems. The increasing vehicular chaos witnessed at the junction, is mainly due to the intersecting

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AGE23L-TotalEnergies SE inks JV for $300-mn investment
Adani Green Energy Twenty Three Limited (AGE23L) and French company TotalEnergies SE have signed an agreement to invest $300 million in a 50:50 joint venture under which the latter will also modify certain terms of its investment in the domestic

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YEIDA plans 6,554 ha Aerotropolis near Jewar airport
The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) has planned to build an Aerotropolis City on an area of 6,554 hectares around Jewar International Airport in Noida, along Yamuna Expressway. The authority will build an aviation

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MMRDA unveils Metro Line-10 in Mumbai
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has announced the construction of a 10km-long Metro 10 line, which will directly connect Metro 4 and Mira Road in the metropolitan city. The new metro line will feature a

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Bids invited for four-laning of Bhagalpur-Kharhara sectionin Bihar
The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has invited bids for four-laning of stretch from Bhagalpur to Kharhara Village (Dhaka More) in Bihar on EPC mode. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 763.72 crore and the final date for bid submission

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KMRC launches work on Purple Line extension
The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) has launched work on the expansion of the Kolkata Metro Purple Line at the Victoria metro station, which will essentially be an underground metro station. It will be constructed using the cut-and-cover

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Centre to announce new Indian Ports Bill, 2023
The Union government is working on a new legislative framework for ports that will prioritise greater transparency in port tariffs, and impose stringent penalties for offences. This effort includes the introduction of more than 15 new sets of rules, replacing

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B L Kashyap secures Rs. 167-cr contract from IGI airport
Expanding its portfolio in the civil engineering sector, B L Kashyap & Sons has secured a contract worth Rs. 167 crores from Delhi International Airport. This latest contract involves the construction of a civil structure for a project in the Gateway District

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New metro lines boost connectivity to CSMIA in Mumbai
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is all set to get improved connectivity with the commissioning of new lines including Metro Line 7A, from Gundavali Metro station to CSMI airport and the underground Metro Line 3 (Colaba-Bandra

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Delhi PWD plans to rework Shankar & Pusa road stretches
The Public Works Department (PWD) has laid out plans for the renovation and improvement of the heavily congested Shankar Road and Pusa Road in central Delhi. These improvements are in line with the streetscaping project carried out for the G20 Summit

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NHAI inks agreement to develop Rs. 1770-cr Multi Modal Logistics Park in Bengaluru
The National Highways Logistics Management Ltd (NHLML), a 100% owned company of NHAI, has signed an agreement for the development of Multi Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) in Bengaluru. The proposed project is to be developed under the Public

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Work on Kapashera-NH 8 tunnel is 80% complete
The work on the tunnel connecting Kapashera border to NH-8 is 80 percent complete. The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has claimed that the tunnel between the Haryana border and IGI Airport Terminal 3 in Delhi, will cut down travel time massively

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JSW Infra to build greenfield port in Odisha
JSW Infrastructure has planned to build a greenfield port in Odisha, with a cargo handling capacity of 52 million tonnes per annum to primarily cater to the requirements of group company JSW Steel’s upcoming 8 million tonnes pellet plant in the state. The pellet

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Odisha government to invest Rs 3,000-cr for rural economic corridor
Odisha government is planning to launch a new five-year programme to create state-of-the-art rural infrastructure for providing better facilities to industrial corridors, ports and tourism destinations. An estimated Rs 3,000 crore will be spent under the programme

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