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Infrastructure push: Modi government steps up to improve roads, increase connectivity
Times of India

Govt's push for highways to alter connectivity landscape

NEW DELHI: As the Narendra Modi government marks its first year in office, it's getting ready to unveil an ambitious project aimed at making a vast improvement to the country's roads — upgrading existing ones and building new links to connect ... Economic Times, 2 days ago

Railways chug faster with higher freight income

Riding high on two rate hikes, Indian Railways has reported a sharp 17 per cent increase in its freight revenue that hit Rs 9,461 crore in April this year. The national transporter carried 90 million tonnes of freight traffic during this period, managing to ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Railways yet to catch up on project activity

The government might be busy projecting Indian Railways as the vehicle of economic growth, but the national transporter is yet to catch up on project award and implementation. Analysts tracking the infrastructure sector say, the Railways, with the ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago

Time-bound targets for major infra projects

To boost connectivity and lower congestion on key routes, the Railways plans to double or quadruple nearly 11,000 km of the total track length of 64,000 km by 2019-20. The target was discussed at a recent meeting chaired by the prime minister, to ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago

Firms can exit BOT roads, NHAI to help stalled ones

In a major boost to private sector investment in the highways sector, the government on Wednesday cleared the much-awaited exit policy that would allow developers to completely exit projects after two years of completion. The policy will apply to all projects ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago

Is Modi's new $2 billion trans-India highway project just too ambitious?

Narendra Modi wants to build a massive new highway that cuts across the heart of India, connecting all the country's Himalayan states. The Indian prime minister wants to do this in five years, at an estimated cost of Rs14,000 crore ($2.2 ...
 Quartz4 weeks ago Is Narendra Modi the lifeguard who can rescue India's ports and shipyards?  Quartz2 months ago

Road Min to send team to Malaysia to seek investments for infra projects

NEW DELHI: The road ministry, in its search for investors for infrastructure projects, is sending a delegation of its top officials to Malaysia this month to seek investments for Rs 40,000 crore worth of projects. All these 20 projects are to be ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Will new funding model solve highway woes?

The National Democratic Alliance government's focus on infrastructure development may have become clearer after a 50 per cent increase in the allocation for national highways in the Union Budget with the outlay for 2015-16 going up to Rs 42,912 ...
 Business Standard India2 months ago

Highway projects: NDA ahead on approvals, UPA on execution

In the first eight months of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government under Narendra Modi, the road transport and highways ministry sanctioned 15 new projects, under the National Highway Development Programme (NHDP), and awarded a total of ...
 Business Standard India2 months ago
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