Infrastructure

By GovernanceToday
In Digital India
Jun 23rd, 2018
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Eleventh of May is the Symbol of  National Glory for India   (Rajney Sawhney)   As it says by itself, May 11 each year reminds India of its glorious technological strength. The eleventh day of May does have a glorious reason for its celebration as the National Technology Day. On May 11, 1998, India successfully tests fired the Shakti-I nuclear missile at the ...
By GovernanceToday
In Digital India
Apr 2nd, 2018
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 IT can help the life of a common man (Ankit Agrawal)   The IT sector witnessed a massive transformation, just like every other sector, post-1990. Add to this, the rapidly expanding socio-economic infrastructure has been a big boon in supporting the growth of the Indian IT sector story. The sector has increased its contribution to India’s GDP from 1.2% in 19...
By GovernanceToday
In Editorial
Jan 10th, 2018
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when the Modi government took over more than three years back, highways accounted for only 96,000 km out of 52 lakh km road network in the country. Presently, India boasts to have 1, 50,000 km of highways.The Ministry of Raod Transport & Highways has set a target of two lakh km of highways in the country by 2022. The ministry hopes that it will help divert 50 perce...
By GovernanceToday
In Infrastructure
May 4th, 2016
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Will RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan’s advice to realtors to bring down the prices to help revive the sector do wonder for the economy? Of late, the real estate sector of India has been much in public eye due to the floating negative sentiments caused by delay in possession of projects, coupled with sky rocketing prices especially in Tier 1 cities of the country. These rea...
By GovernanceToday
In Infrastructure
Jan 5th, 2016
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More than rain, the unplanned development and flawed government policies are responsible for the Chennai flood The midnight of December 2nd will be etched in the minds of Chennaites forever. For it was on that fateful night that the city witnessed its biggest disaster in the last hundred years. Unprepared and ill-equipped, the entire city succumbed to the fury of natur...
By GovernanceToday
In Infrastructure
Dec 11th, 2015
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The NDA government has delivered on yet another front and this time the accomplishment was made in international shipping that had remained neglected during the previous regime. After a long interval, International Shipping regulators have revised the ‘high-risk area’ boundary in the Indian Ocean and have shifted it away from the India’s western coastline. Both the Shi...
By Praveen Raman
In Infrastructure
Oct 15th, 2015
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Egis is an engineering and consultancy group with a unique global offering spanning engineering, project structuring and operations services. In engineering and consulting, Egis works in all stages of projects in transport, real estate, urban development, industry, and in the fields of water, environment and energy. In a conversation with Praveen Raman, Mr. Ashish Tand...
By Anand Mishra
In Infrastructure
Oct 15th, 2015
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We can take lessons from developed countries on waste management A common, ubiquitous sight of India’s cities is not modern transportation systems or infrastructure which are most expected in any modern country of the world. It is actually the foul smelling garbage littered by roadside in all localities. Filthy garbage disposal points and open sewages strewn with plast...
By Praveen Raman
In Infrastructure
Aug 11th, 2015
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Government plans to pump in $120 billion investment in next five years INDIAN RAILWAYS, like any other commercial enterprise, requires continuous capital investment to achieve the desired results. Historically, the rail projects are largely financed through internal accruals, from budgetary support and not from external financing. Thus, the fact that the IR has steadil...
By Ramesh Raja
In Infrastructure
Aug 11th, 2015
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The network losing business to less efficient road transport Even though the Indian Railways enjoys supremacy in freight transportation in the world’s second fastest growing economy, it is not the primary goods mover of the country and not keeping up with exploding demand. Incompetence of the railways is at such a high that businesses turn to trucking for transportatio...