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  • Q2 GDP data: Manufacturing enters positive zone, construction continues to see contraction Nov 27, 2020 06:11 PM IST

    Q2 GDP data: Manufacturing enters positive zone, construction continues to see contraction

    Manufacturing saw a growth of 0.6 percent in July-September of 2020-21, against a contraction of 0.6 percent in the same period a year ago, while construction saw a contraction of 8.6 percent, against a growth of 2.6 percent in the same period a year ago

  • Interview: NBCC’s current order book is worth Rs 71,000 crore, says CMD PK Gupta Oct 19, 2020 03:36 PM IST

    Interview: NBCC’s current order book is worth Rs 71,000 crore, says CMD PK Gupta

    COVID-19 has impacted project execution as well as revenues; Steps are in place to enhance workforce at all sites, including Amrapali projects.

  • Unauthorised constructions in Delhi and Mumbai: Here are the rules, penalties and what not to do Sep 21, 2020 12:16 PM IST

    Unauthorised constructions in Delhi and Mumbai: Here are the rules, penalties and what not to do

    Any changes in the approved structure or any new construction requires permissions from relevant local authorities. Read this piece to get a grasp of what you can and can not do in Delhi or Mumbai in terms of house constructions.

  • Construction can be growth multiplier; government heavy lifting in highway and infra can help in job creation Aug 31, 2020 07:14 PM IST

    Construction can be growth multiplier; government heavy lifting in highway and infra can help in job creation

    Sectors like manufacturing, construction, trade, hotels, transport and communication, which account for almost 45 percent of the country's GDP, are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

  • Real estate sector limping its way back to normalcy Aug 20, 2020 10:22 AM IST

    Real estate sector limping its way back to normalcy

    India's residential real estate sector is seeing a decisive return of serious enquiries, which are now at 50 per cent of pre-COVID-19 levels in the top cities.

  • Godrej Properties Q1 net loss at Rs 20.23 crore Aug 05, 2020 02:26 PM IST

    Godrej Properties Q1 net loss at Rs 20.23 crore

    Company says most significant impact of Covid-19 is the reverse migration of workers which will impact construction activities across the country. Expects to see improved business from second half of FY 2021

  • COVID-19 impact: 66% construction firms in India focusing on digital transformation Jul 30, 2020 08:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact: 66% construction firms in India focusing on digital transformation

    Construction firms are facing challenges caused by the pandemic, including low productivity, affected margins, and lowered of investment in R&D forcing them to adopt to technology faster

  • Naredco urges Maharashtra government to expedite clearance of projects around flamingo sanctuary Jun 30, 2020 09:16 PM IST

    Naredco urges Maharashtra government to expedite clearance of projects around flamingo sanctuary

    According to NAREDCO, over 5,000 projects have been affected due to delay in issuing of final notification

  • Credai asks real estate developers to stop using China-made goods Jun 19, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    Credai asks real estate developers to stop using China-made goods

    The association requests 250 allied industries linked to the real estate sector to manufacture products locally.

  • Naredco-UP signs MoU with UP government to provide jobs to 2.5 lakh labourers May 29, 2020 08:26 PM IST

    Naredco-UP signs MoU with UP government to provide jobs to 2.5 lakh labourers

    Around 1.25 lakh workers will be absorbed at project sites spread across Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida in Delhi-NCR

  • 1,500 industries, 100 construction projects can resume work in Noida: CEO Ritu Maheshwari May 11, 2020 01:41 PM IST

    1,500 industries, 100 construction projects can resume work in Noida: CEO Ritu Maheshwari

    So far, 1,800 applications to resume work have been rejected.

  • Coronavirus impact | Credai seeks government’s intervention to control cement, steel prices May 10, 2020 07:19 AM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Credai seeks government’s intervention to control cement, steel prices

    With construction activities having stopped due to the nationwide lockdown, there has been a steep increase in prices of essential raw materials such as cement and steel.

  • Coronavirus | Construction sector facing daily loss of Rs 30,000 crore; investments in projects to fall 13-30%: KPMG May 08, 2020 09:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus | Construction sector facing daily loss of Rs 30,000 crore; investments in projects to fall 13-30%: KPMG

    Labour costs for skilled workers may rise by 20-25 percent while projects under development may be delayed by two to three months, a KPMG analysis reveals

  • Coronavirus impact | Construction sites to have COVID-19 marshal to oversee safety measures: Report May 07, 2020 09:24 AM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Construction sites to have COVID-19 marshal to oversee safety measures: Report

    All construction sites will have a COVID-19 Marshal or a nodal officer to ensure that health, sanitation and hygiene measures are being followed.

  • New York governor outlines reopening plan with construction, manufacturing first May 06, 2020 10:38 AM IST

    New York governor outlines reopening plan with construction, manufacturing first

    Cuomo did not give a timeline, but the state’s stay-at-home order is due to expire on May 15. The governor has previously said that the areas with fewer infections and enough spare hospital beds could consider reopening after that date.

  • Coronavirus lockdown 3.0 | Construction to resume in some projects across Noida, Greater Noida from May 5 May 04, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown 3.0 | Construction to resume in some projects across Noida, Greater Noida from May 5

    Real estate developers say they fear that almost 50 percent labourers may return to their hometown and projects may get delayed by a year

  • Coronavirus lockdown 3.0 | Construction activities in urban areas permitted where workers are available on site May 01, 2020 09:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown 3.0 | Construction activities in urban areas permitted where workers are available on site

    Under the guidelines, contractors along with developers will need to ensure that social distancing is maintained at the sites

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Work resumes at 60 construction sites in Gurugram Apr 29, 2020 01:56 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Work resumes at 60 construction sites in Gurugram

    Work allowed in corona-free areas; builders say hike in cement prices the biggest challenge.

  • Coronavirus lockdown 2.0: Builders tread cautiously before resuming construction Apr 21, 2020 08:57 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown 2.0: Builders tread cautiously before resuming construction

    While some have applied for permissions, others are in wait and watch mode.

  • Hardeep Singh Puri urges builders to follow social distancing norms at construction sites Apr 17, 2020 07:49 PM IST

    Hardeep Singh Puri urges builders to follow social distancing norms at construction sites

    He also assured builders that his ministry will consider the demand of one-time restructuring of developers' loans

  • Fresh exemptions for lockdown period, construction allowed in rural areas Apr 17, 2020 11:00 AM IST

    Fresh exemptions for lockdown period, construction allowed in rural areas

    In a communication to all States and Union Territories, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla also said collection, harvesting and processing of minor forest produce, non-timber forest produce by Scheduled Tribes and other forest dwellers in forest areas were also allowed to be carried out during the lockdown which will last till May 3.

  • Coronavirus Lockdown 2.0 Guidelines | All about restarting construction activity with conditions Apr 15, 2020 02:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus Lockdown 2.0 Guidelines | All about restarting construction activity with conditions

    Well-funded projects, including infrastructure projects are likely to see immediate construction activity after the lockdown is lifted

  • Coronavirus lockdown guidelines | Construction work allowed, but conditions apply Apr 15, 2020 12:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown guidelines | Construction work allowed, but conditions apply

    Construction of irrigation projects and all kinds of industrial projects has also been allowed.

  • Real estate sector backs extended lockdown, says allow some construction activity Apr 14, 2020 03:13 PM IST

    Real estate sector backs extended lockdown, says allow some construction activity

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on April 14, extended the country-wide lockdown to May 3.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Construction work on govt projects to restart in UP from April 15 Apr 13, 2020 04:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Construction work on govt projects to restart in UP from April 15

    The workers will have to follow social distancing norms strictly at the sites, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya has said.

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