Press Trust of India | Last Updated: August 01, 2015 14:07 (IST)
Terming land acquisition as one of the "difficult acts" in India, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on Saturday said it can easily take up to 5 years for acquiring land for a large project including building of cities.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: July 29, 2015 22:08 (IST)
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved creation of a Rs 20,000-crore National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), a sort of sovereign fund, for development of infrastructure projects, including the stalled ones.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: July 20, 2015 16:49 (IST)
Reliance Infrastructure-led Mumbai Metro One on Monday said it will seek metro operational subsidy from the state government to keep the fares low, even as the fare fixation committee has recommended its revision in the range of Rs 10 to Rs 110 for the over 11-km-long corridor.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: July 19, 2015 12:18 (IST)
Passengers booking 'tatkal' train tickets would not be required to produce identity proof anymore as Railways has decided to discontinue with this provision.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: July 18, 2015 13:48 (IST)
Faced with criticism of passenger amenities available on board in trains and stations, the Railways has launched a programme to call travelling passengers randomly on their mobile phones to collect feedback to improve services.
Thomson Reuters | Last Updated: July 17, 2015 18:02 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra reportedly hauled road builder KMC Constructions into his office last week, along with a state bank and officials, and set an October deadline to finish the Pink City Expressway linking Delhi and Jaipur.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: July 12, 2015 12:18 (IST)
Amid a fall in freight loadings, there are more worries for the Indian Railways with passenger bookings declining by over 8 per cent in June.
NDTV | Last Updated: July 09, 2015 17:33 (IST)
MEP Infrastructure Developers on Tuesday said it has bagged toll collection rights from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the Gaurau Toll Plaza project in Uttar Pradesh. Toll collection operations will commence later this month.
NDTV | Last Updated: July 03, 2015 14:25 (IST)
During the period under review Rs1 lakh crore worth projects were completed, CMIE said.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: June 28, 2015 14:06 (IST)
At a time when PPP or public-private partnership projects in highways sector had taken a backseat, government's renewed focus on it has revived developers' interest with projects worth about Rs 13,500 crore either awarded or in advanced stages of finalisation so far this fiscal year.
Last Updated: June 24, 2015 23:26 (IST)
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the revised cost estimate of Rs 81,459 crore for the Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) Project, including land costs and financing plan.
Last Updated: June 20, 2015 20:11 (IST)
India's infrastructure performance in 2014-15 was better than the previous fiscal year, as production of inputs including power, steel, coal and cement moved up.
Last Updated: June 20, 2015 19:25 (IST)
Drawing a comparison between the railway systems of India and China, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said not enough investment has been made in the Railways in India in the last 40 years.
Last Updated: June 16, 2015 15:18 (IST)
The project covers widening of NH-37 in Assam on the east-west corridor under phase-II programme of NHDP.
Last Updated: June 15, 2015 10:34 (IST)
The timings for booking Tatkal tickets in AC and non-AC classes has been changed from June 15 as the Railways has staggered the schedule to reduce the load on the ticketing site and booking windows.
Last Updated: June 06, 2015 17:01 (IST)
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said projects worth over Rs.10,000 crore were being rolled out as part of a fortnight long consumer connect initiative that began on May 26 to improve railway services.
Last Updated: May 30, 2015 17:33 (IST)
The Cabinet Committee, chaired by Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of trunk infrastructure components of Phase-1 of the Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) in Gujarat and Phase-1 of the Shendra Bidkin Industrial Area (SBIA) in Maharashtra under the DMIC Project.
Last Updated: May 27, 2015 11:06 (IST)
In pursuance of the announcement, a committee comprising of 10 members including its chairman Mr Kelkar, who is presently the Chairman of Institute of Public Finance & Policy, has been constituted, a Finance Ministry release said on Tuesday.