Highway construction target raised manifold; to construct 40 km roads per day

As on March 31, 2021, works on 2,108 highway projects with a cumulative length of 64,010 km, costing Rs 9,22,404 crore, were ongoing, according to the ministry of road transport and highways.

Futuristic infra project to elevate Udaipur’s rank under Smart City Mission

Damodar Ropeway and Infra Limited, a private player will be investing approximately Rs. 20 crores to complete ropeway project in the city.

No better time for switching to greener transport

Meanwhile, countries like France, Germany and Poland have come out with stimulus packages that heavily focus on green mobility options like cycling and electric vehicles/buses.

Essentially, COVID resulted in taking the “mass” out of a mass transport system.

Record highway build pace result of govt’s industry-friendly steps: Analysts

Others said if the liquidity boosting measures are continued; this along with relaxation in qualifications for bidders could result in steep rise in execution – more than 40 km/day going forward.

At the end of March 2021, projects worth Rs 9,22,404 crore are ongoing on a length of 64,010 km.

Plan In Motion: Cabinet clears development finance institution to raise Rs 3 lakh crore for infrastructure spend

The government expects the DFI to raise as much as Rs 3 lakh crore over the next few years, leveraging the proposed initial capital of Rs 20,000 crore, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said after the Cabinet meeting.

The government expects the DFI to raise as much as Rs 3 lakh crore over the next few years, leveraging the proposed initial capital of Rs 20,000 crore, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said after the Cabinet meeting.

Connecting The Dots: How Covid-19 pandemic could prove to be an opportunity to build more & better infrastructure

Infrastructure financing, asset monetisation and the increasing importance of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) parameters—a strategy that integrates these themes would generate higher infrastructure investment

Infrastructure sector crucial for India’s economic growth, but these roadblocks need to be managed

The infrastructural facilities such as roads, railways, metro rails, and so on are required to potentially increase the productivity and seamless functioning of other business sectors in India. 


Budget for Infrastructure sector: Here’s what industry captains make of FM’s infrastructure push

Union Budget 2021: The Finance Minister has tried to revitalise the infrastructure space in India that, experts say, will have a multiplier effect on the Indian economy and help it stay on the path of growth.

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Budget 2021 For Infrastructure: इंफ्रा के जरिए इकोनॉमी को मिलेगा बूस्ट, सड़क-हाईवे निर्माण के लिए 1.18 लाख करोड़ का एलान

Union Budget 2021 For Infrastructure Sector: मार्च 2022 तक 8500 किलोमीटर सड़कों के लिए अवॉर्ड हो जाएंगे.

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Budget 2021: Boost for infrastructure sector as FM sets up DFI; allows FPI investment in REITs

Union Budget 2021-22: The move to enable FPIs to debt finance REITs and InvIT are likely to assist cash stressed real estate sector. DFI is aimed to have a lending portfolio of Rs 5 lakh crore in three years.

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2021: अकाउंट में तैयार रखें पैसे, अगले साल इन 5 सेक्टर के शेयरों दिख सकती है जोरदार तेजी

Top Sectors For 2021: साल 2021 में रूरल, इंर्फास्ट्रक्चर सहित इन 5 सेक्टर्स में आ सकती है अच्छी तेजी

Top 5 Sectors For 2021

102 लाख करोड़ के बूस्टर से इंफ्रा शेयरों की बढ़ेगी चमक, ये 4 स्टॉक दे सकते हैं 72% तक रिटर्न

एक्सपर्ट का कहना है कि 102 लाख करोड़ के बूस्टर से इंफ्रा शेयरों की चमक बढ़ेगी.

Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announces new tunnel at Sela pass in Arunachal

Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced the government's plan to build a tunnel through the Sela Pass located at an elevation of 13,700 ft which will ensure faster movement of troops in Tawang.

Arun Jaitley said the government was developing connectivity infrastructure in border areas to secure India's defence.

Infra Monitor: Transporting urban mobility to new level

India’s is not just a growing economy but one urbanising rapidly. The growth in income levels and urbanisation necessitate creation of robust urban infrastructure, of which efficient transportation systems form an integral

India to connect better with neighbours via infrastructure projects: Shaktikanta Das

With the support of Asian Development Bank (ADB), India is developing various infrastructure projects worth USD 5 billion in South Asia to improve connectivity in the region.

While the government has announced a number of big impact schemes, the focus should now be on creating linkages between various departments and roping in stakeholders with different types of expertise

ABG Shipyard, L&T, Reliance Defence shares gain on infra status to shipyard industry

Shares of private shipyards players such as ABG Shipyard, Reliance Defence and Larsen & Toubro advanced in early trade on Monday after the government on Monday granted infrastructure status to the shipyard industry.

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GST rollout, infrastructure funding an uphill climb for Indian government: Moody’s

In a report, Moody's said a history of double-digit inflation, elevated government debt, weak infrastructure and a complex regulatory regime have constrained India's credit profile.

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Rs 11.4 lakh-cr worth projects stalled till March: ICRA

Owing to unfavourable market conditions, increased funding constraints and inadequate raw material linkages, nearly Rs 11.4 trillion worth of infrastructure projects were stalled as of March 31, says ICRA.

Basic infrastructure in villages to be in place in next 5 years: Chaudhary Birender Singh

The panchayats would be at liberty to decide on the projects to be taken up. Funds from the Centre would henceforth be released directly into the gram panchayat's account.

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Infrastructure booster shot: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu seeks states cooperation

Seeking cooperation of states for infrastructure development, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said the Indian Railways would give top priority to customer satisfaction and better passenger amenities.

Delhi ranked 44th among world’s 50 ‘future-ready cities’

The cities positioned in the list were evaluated along three dimensions -- human capital, infrastructure and commerce.


Infrastructure firms seek to diversify debt with masala bonds

Some of the most indebted infrastructure and steel groups are considering so-called masala bonds to diversify their funding options as local banks tighten lending, investment banking sources with direct knowledge of the situa

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FM Arun Jaitley seeks foreign investments for infrastructure, other sectors

Having put the MAT controversy to rest, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is now seeking to attract foreign investors, including large asset managers, to the Indian markets.

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Infrastructure sector growth at 6 month high of 4.4 pct in May

Output of eight infrastructure sectors expanded by 4.4 per cent in May, the highest growth rate in past six months, on the back of upsurge in production of coal and refinery products.

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Infrastructure sector growth plunges to 17-mth low of negative 0.1 pct in March

Eight core industries registered their lowest performance in 17 months due to a steep decline in production of steel, cement and refinery products.

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