Thursday 29 Nov '12The Eastern Freeway, which promises to provide uninterrupted connectivity from the eastern suburbs to south Mumbai, is now in its final stages of construction and a major portion of the stretch is on track for completion by January 31, 2013.
Wednesday 31 Oct '12Other than the rate of return, the parties have agreed on having the concession period as 35 years instead of the 45 originally proposed by MMRDA, or the 30 that the ministry was insisting on.
Monday 01 Oct '12Differences over technical points between the Centre and Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is delaying approval to bid documents for Sewri-Nhava Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL).
Monday 24 Sep '12The Union finance ministry’s Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) will meet officials from the city’s development authority this week to approve the crucial Viability Gap Funding (VGF) and bid documents for the much-delayed Sewri-Nhava Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL).
Monday 27 Aug '12Even as the city’s development authority hopes to complete the already delayed Wadala-Jacob Circle Monorail corridor by the end of next year, it is yet to secure space to set up the supporting infrastructure, such as sub-stations, staircases and fire-fighting rooms.
Thursday 26 Jul '12Piqued by hurdles erected by the Railways in the path of speedy execution of Metro projects, heads of Metro Rail corporations of all states have demanded that the Centre relieve the Railways of control over planning Metro systems in the country, and instead set up an independent regulator.