A report titled ‘Economic and Social Impact of Vedanta’ published by the Institute for Competitiveness (IFC) has estimated that the closure of Sterlite’s Copper unit in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu may have cost India around $2.5 billion in the form of increased import of refined copper, reports Money Control.
The sites for the Rs 50,000 crore mega solar power project in Ladakh has been finalised by the central government. The location which has been selected for the most critical portion of the project is Pang, while overall the project will be spread across both Kargil and Leh districts, reports The Indian Express.
The civil works tender for building nine metro stations of the Kanpur Metro Rail project has seen AFCONS Infrastructure limited emerge as the lowest bidder, edging out competitors Larsen & Toubro Limited, KEC-CCECC JV and NCC, reports Urban Transport News.
The planned high-speed Hyderabad metro rail line connecting the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad to either Raidurg or Mindspace junction would contain both elevated and underground sections, Metro Rail News reported.
The Narendra Modi led central government’s flagship Ujjwala Scheme is all set to complete its eight crore gas connection target six months ahead of its March 2020 deadline, Hindustan Times has reported.
In a move that will benefit the metro commuters across the nation, the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has raised the weight limit of the baggage that metro passengers can carry with them from 15 kg to 25 kg, reports Tribune India.
The Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday (26 August) launched the work on developing infrastructure for compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) networks in 50 more places, reports The Hindu BusinessLine.
The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has been awarded with the “National Project Excellence Award” for completing and operationalisation of the complete first phase project of the CMRL, Rail News Analysis reports.