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Budget 2017: Government may accord infrastructure status to low-cost housing

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:40:50 GMT

(image) The change is being proposed about a month after PM Modi announced concessions on interest rates for low-cost housing loans under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana.



Ken-Betwa, first interstate riverlink project, to be launched soon

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:20:42 GMT

(image) However, the Environment Ministry's final nod to the project is still awaited as it decides taking into account the recommendations of its Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC).



Government nod for four developers willing to set up new SEZs

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:45:26 GMT

(image) The other three developers who got the green signal are Worldwide Oilfield Machine, Embassy Property Developments and Horizoneview properties.



'US exploring new partnership in smart cities in India'

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:00:15 GMT

(image) India and the US have signed memorandums of understanding to develop three smart cities in Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam.



10 per cent bonus in the works for early National Highway completion

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:39:22 GMT

(image) The road transport and highways ministry expects the financial burden of such bonuses will be offset by saving 5 per cent on average in annual cost escalation.



Crisil launches new credit rating system for infra projects

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:38:05 GMT

(image) "Crisil, in consultation with the Ministry of Finance and other stakeholders, has developed a new credit rating framework for infrastructure projects."



Budget 2017 expectations for infrastructure sector

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:08:55 GMT

(image) The infrastructure sector of the Indian economy still continues to be one of the main thrusts pushing the economy in the upward direction.



Government to add 40 more towns to Smart Cities list

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:17:13 GMT

(image) K Venkaiah Naidu said the housing sector offers ample opportunities, following various schemes announced by the government.



NHAI cancels Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway tender, moots another model to inspire investors, bankers

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:10:32 GMT

(image) While the NHAI officials maintain they will invite bids (RFQ) in about two weeks, there are others within the organisation who believe the process will see some delay.



L&T, Pallonji, Tatas among 29 shortlisted for MTHL project

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:53:17 GMT

(image) The over three decades old project is yet to secure the financial closure though the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been willing to offer soft loan.



Govt working to develop infrastructure facilities in villages: Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:17:57 GMT

(image) The Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting said he will make efforts to open an ITI in Mundota village to create more jobs.



Hydel revival, commercial mining by private companies crucial

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 19:16:07 GMT

(image) The group, comprising top officials of about 10 departments, suggested a six-pronged strategy to face the energy and environment-related challenges.



Centre accuses UP Government of false power position claims

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 19:16:05 GMT

(image) Official sources said the state is not providing accurate data on supply and details on implementation of Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (Uday) to hide slow progress.



Maharashtra government eases land revenue norms for infra projects

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 09:55:31 GMT

(image) Earlier, the requirement of non-agriculture certification used to cause delay in projects, including all types of infrastructure development works.



Monetisation of 75 projects will fetch funding for national highway execution: ICRA

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:33:22 GMT

(image) The agency cautions that unlikely to meet the award and execution target for 2016-17 but added that the road sector has witnessed resurgence in recent quarters due to several policy initiatives, which is credit positive.