The 2019-20 Budget may consider re-introduction of tax-free bonds to raise capital for the infrastructure projects, sources said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially declared open the much-awaited Kollam bypass on National Highway-66 here on Tuesday. The 13 km-long two-lane bypass, with a project cost of Rs 352 crore,
As many as 1361 infrastructure projects being implemented across the country are faced with cost escalation of 20.16 per cent due to delay in commissioning.
The government today extended the Concessional Financing Scheme (CFS) for five years till 2023 to support Indian entities bidding for strategically important infrastructure projects abroad.
As many as 245 projects have shown time overrun, while cost escalation has been found in 345 cases — out of 1,315 infrastructure projects monitored by the government, Parliament was informed.
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.
Just over a year is left for the 2019 General Elections and the railway ministry is under tremendous pressure to complete several infrastructure projects.
The Prime Minister has reviewed the progress of nine infrastructure projects worth over 37 thousand crore rupees in railway, road, power, coal and gas pipeline sectors spread over several states.
The US has revived two major infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia in which India would be a vital player, a move that could potentially act as a counter to China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative.
From expressways in Uttar Pradesh to road tunnels in Jammu and Kashmir, large infrastructure projects are showcased by state governments as examples of development politics