Expressing optimism about job growth in the renewable energy sector, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that India is set to create over 3 lakh new jobs in the wind and solar energy sector by 2022, Financial Express has reported.
Smaller Projects, Hybrid Annuity Model Make Infrastructure More Viable; Smaller Firms Grab Lion’s Share In Current Fiscal
With changes in how the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and its parent body Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) give out projects, the infrastructure sector has gathered momentum. The biggest beneficiary post the changes are however not the well established infrastructure majors but relatively smaller firms.
Impressed With Modi Government’s Electrification Drive, Countries In Middle East, Africa Want India’s Help To Light Up Their Villages
Countries in Africa and the Middle East, impressed with the Modi government’s rural electrification drive, have expressed interest in joining hands with the state-run Rural Electrification Corporation to electrify their villages, Mint reports.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) recently unveiled a new plan to procure minibuses that would act as feeder services for the 252km-long mass transit line running across the National Capital Region (NCR).
In 2014, during the run up to the general elections, the Congress government launched a series of videos in an attempt to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) ‘development agenda’.
The upcoming Metro station at Chennai Central see a lot of firsts in the city’s urban transport network. While it will be the city’s largest underground transit hub
With Three Crore Homes Getting Power Connections Every Year, India Is Best On Planet Says World Bank
Days after India announced that all villages in India were given electric connections, the World Bank has said that the statistics are better than what is being claimed by the Centre, reports Mirror Now.
The Indian Railways Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) is all set to start work on the first phase of its ambitious station redevelopment project soon, reports Business Standard. The company is likely to raise Rs 40 billion from the market to redevelop 50 stations across India,
India is looking to explore a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korea to develop a Highway Information System (HIS) in the country. To be developed on the lines of the Express Highways Information Corporation (EHIC) of South Korea, the system would include monitoring of national highways along with a centralised control room.
Several Thai firms already operating out of India are keen to invest close to $3 billion in India in greenfield and brownfield projects in the infrastructure, energy and metals sector, reports PTI.