Indian engineers have launch a major project to repair over 200-km of road in strife-torn South Sudan that would improve the safety of travel for local motorists, traders and humanitarian organisations between two major cities in the country, a UN agency has said.
India will get technical cooperation from Spain to design and execute Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS)—a first-of-its-kind project in the country with a designated speed of 180 kmph.
Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the Centre to fix Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates for hydropower at par with wind and solar so that value added cost and tax are commensurate for all renewable power projects.
On the complaint of Kedarnath MLA Manoj Rawat regarding the alleged irregularities into the 200 kw solar power project at Kedarnath, an inquiry has been ordered by Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh.
Reliance Power completed execution of agreements for Phase 1 of the power project in Bangladesh on November 30, 2017.
The anti-GAIL agitation council is spreading the agitation to other parts of the project even as the GAIL is on with the pipe-laying work.
In the first such move by the central government, the Railways has decided to make all its ongoing projects “GST-neutral” by bearing the additional burden under the new tax regime to benefit its contractors.
An Indo-Spanish technical cooperation agreement was signed between the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) and the Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (ADIF), Spain.
A few hiccups notwithstanding, India’s renewable energy sector seems poised for massive growth in the next four years. India is confident it will exceed its renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022 as it plans to award 100 GW of solar and wind contracts by 2020 and surpass 200 GW by 2022 according to the power ministry.
The stalemate between the government and public sector undertakings (PSUs) entrusted with overseeing two power projects in the Valley has not ended because the PSUs are unwilling to reduce their profit margins.