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Infrastructure

Pune metro gets Centre’s in-principle approval

The project will cover 31.51 km along two corridors—PCMC building to Swargate and Vanaz to Ramwadi

Itanagar to be on Railway Map

72 new trains introduced in the interim Railway budget

ADB to give $275 mn loan for roads in 5 states

Loan will help construct 3,693 km of all-weather rural roads in these states, benefiting nearly 1,800 rural habitations

Bangalore Metro Rail phase II gets Cabinet nod

The Centre will allocate Rs 5,281 cr, while the Govt of Karnataka's share will be Rs.8,983 cr, including a grant of Rs. 1,689.90 cr

MP's Samagra scheme covers the state's 7.5 crore

Madhya Pradesh has created its own ecosystem for the direct transfer of social sector benefits, by using a unique identity number system

Chhatrapur to be first 'Smart Grid Town' in Odisha

With the implementation of the latest power supply tech, the system will be able to withstand high-speed cyclones with wind speed of about 350-kmph

Bangalore gets six free Wi-Fi spots

Around the world, many governments and cities are beginning to provide free Wi-Fi connectivity, including at least 57 cities in the US

IIFCL to disburse Rs. 5,500 crore in four months

IIFCL has already disbursed Rs. 4,000 crore between April-Nov and the remaining Rs. 5,500 crore would be disbursed by the end of March

Inland transport infra: India spends only 0.2% GDP

India’s investment in inland transport infra as percentage of GDP is one of the lowest globally as per the International Transport Federation

Government approves draft Regulatory Reform Bill

The bill aims to make regulators across key infrastructure sectors accountable to the Parliament besides giving them the power of licensing

 
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