The government has committed Rs 1,000 crore as an investment to build airports over the next five years
Projects which would give higher yields due to traffic density and demand would be fast-tracked with an aim to ‘recycle assets faster’
A total of 279 LOCs have been extended to 63 countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Oceania, and Commonwealth of Independent States worth nearly $28 billion informed the minister to the lower house of the parliament.
The project’s revised cost committee approved the updated amount and has sent the same to the Ministry which is expected to also approve it soon.
According to the committee, the fund could operate on the lines of the Textile Upgradation Fund Scheme. It also recommended an amendment to the MSMED Act, requiring all MSMEs to mandatorily upload all their invoices above an amount to be specified by the government, from time to time
According to Gadkari, the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is likely to be completed in the next three years
Sakshi Batra does a 3 point analysis what this development along with progress in other key event risks means for world markets.
"Four years ago, Jharkhand was known for corruption. Now the discussion about the state is based on developmental projects... Naxalism has been rooted out," Das said here in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"When I hear all the debates in this country about temple, religion, God, caste, I worry about India. Temples are not going to create jobs for tomorrow. Only science will create the future," Pitroda said.
Fadnavis is currently visiting the US following a trip to Canada. After meeting investors and CEOs and attending a community reception in the city, he will visit Washington and San Francisco.
Without mentioning the RJD-Congress combine in Bihar, Modi commended Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his "fight against the corrupt and anti-social forces in the state" and said the Centre stood firmly behind his efforts.
Addressing a public meeting after launching four schemes relating to flood management, Kumar also spoke about measures taken to bring about gender equality.
An MoU was signed between NBCC Executive Director (Engg) Yogesh JP Sharma and Ecotourism Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Ltd MD Anup Malik to construct an eco-tourism circuit along Kotdwar-Ramnagar Kandi road.
The Master Plan-2021 is a blueprint for urban planning and expansion in the metropolis to ensure overall development.
Shah also took a jibe at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying his visits to Gujarat had increased as he thought the state was a "tourist spot".
Speaking at a public meeting in Ramban, Akhtar said equal emphasis would be paid on all the constituencies for the development works.
Addressing the Janjatiya Paramarshdatri Samiti (Tribal Advisory Committee-TAC), Das said that all the members of the committee have put forth their views, which show the positive energy the samiti posses.
Nearly 60 per cent of them feel the country will be developed in less than 15 years.
According to a Finance Ministry report, per capita debt (calaculated on basis of Union Government debt) is at Rs 53,796 as on March 31, 2016, as against Rs 49,270 on March 31, 2015.
Internet users in the country are expected to be in the range of 450-465 million by June this year, up from 432 million in December last year, a report today said.
The Ministry's ex-secretary Shailesh Nayak said that at a time when earthquakes happen frequently and temperatures are reaching extremes, the policy should talk more comprehensively about the ways in which it would handle natural calamity.
The NDMC and DMRC have sought changes in norms, regarding parking infrastructure and land use from the Delhi Development Authority under its budget for the financial year 2017-18. While the North Delhi Municipal Corporation R
"Have you ever thought why despite having such great potential Uttarakhand has lagged behind Chattisgarh and Jharkhand which were created together by Atal Bihari Vajpayee? In spite of the Maoist problem, Chattisgargh with a BJP government has established itself among the fastest growing states," he told a poll rally at the GITI Maidan here.
"As more and more South Asian countries keep a positive attitude toward China's efforts to improve infrastructure in the region, skeptics in countries such as India should rethink their stance toward the Chinese-funded project in Sri Lanka," it said.