Funding for inland waterways The Haldia-Varanasi project is envisaged as $800-mn Jal Marg Vikas Project. While $380-mn will come from budgetary sources and bond issue, $45-mn will be raised through PPP.
Budget 2018: Finance minister Arun Jaitley informed that in 2018-19, for creation of livelihood and infrastructure in rural areas, the total amount to be spent by various ministries will be Rs 14.34 lakh crore, including extr
Changes to model concession pact allow developers to divest 100% of their equity after two years of completion of commercial operations. Rent for additional land has been reduced from 200% of applicable scale of rates to 120%
The UDAN regional air connectivity initiative is throwing up a bunch of outcomes ~ a burst of demand for smaller aircraft, sudden appreciation of land values around new airports, creation of service sector jobs & increasing t
Good move to give Infra Status to logistics sector. Was long overdue and clearly justified for hard investments in warehousing, logistics parks, cold-chains, inland container depots, dry ports, railway freight terminals et al
Land acquisition costs have risen from Rs 0.9 crore/hectare in FY14 to Rs 2.05 crore in FY16, with the sharpest rise in Maharashtra, Punjab and Haryana. For 22 states, the compensation paid for land acquisition has risen from
Double-digit growth over three years and growth projections—CAPA estimates traffic and volume of business at airports will exceed capacity by 2022, and capacity must be created to handle 500-600 million flyers by 2030—sho