The infrastructure sector's stakeholders expect a rise in budgetary allocation for 2017-18 and tax breaks to reinvigorate the industry."Over the last few years, the government has been trying to address the impediments to the infrastructure growth story. Prokerala, 1 month ago
When Nitin Gadkari took charge as Road Transport and Highways Minister in 2014, he had set a target of constructing 40 km a day in two years. But construction at this point is a mere 16 km a day. Megha Manchanda on what ails the road sector. IMAGE: Nitin Gadkari recently hinted at the government scaling down its target of awarding 25,000 km of highway contracts in 2016-17. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters. The Ghaziabad section of the National Highway-24 from Delhi to Meerut recently became ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Modi government’s grand plans of rapidly expanding the highway network seem to be running out of steam in spite of the highly ranked minister Nitin Gadkari being at the helm in the road ministry. Not only the pace has slowed but also the sector ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
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