The Indian Railways and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways are coming together to build a high-speed rail line along the proposed expressway between Mumbai and Nagpur, Financial Express has reported.
Two major sections of the Chennai Metro will be thrown open to the public by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi K Palaniswami and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Puri today (25 May), reports The Hindu.
If there is one minister in the Narendra Modi government who has delivered in spades, it is Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, Shipping and Waterways. While there are several other ministers who have performed extremely well
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.
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.
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).
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.