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.
‘Ujjwala’ in Hindi is “the bright one”. Among all schemes, Ujjwala is perhaps the ‘brightest’ gift given by the Narendra Modi government to the people of this country, as it has sought to illuminate the lives of millions of women.
L&T Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) will go several shades green soon by harvesting solar energy and wind energy to meet at least one-third of its total energy requirements from renewable sources, reports The Hindu Businessline.
The standard-class fare between Ahmedabad and Mumbai on India’s first high-speed train would be around Rs 3,000. There could be further discounts, given the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) is quite likely to conduct several “marketing” initiatives on the fares.
This conversation [is] with the minister Nitin Gadkari. Nitin Gadkari is currently the minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
Moving a step forward towards commissioning the Western Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC), the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd recently carried out the first trial run of an Indian Railways locomotive on the 190 km stretch of the corridor’s Ateli-Phulera section.
Recently, India hosted the heads of 23 nations and 10 ministerial representatives for the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit, which is expected to give a boost to India’s ambitions to lead global sustainable development.
For India that for long struggled with electricity generation, moving to clean energy options at a nationwide level required an unprecedented approach and an unparalleled leadership.