The project holds strategic significance as Zojila Pass is situated at an altitude of 11,578 feet on the Srinagar-Kargil-Leh National Highway and remains closed during winters due to heavy snowfall.
The decision of the Maharashtra government to relocate the metro car shed away from a green belt is a grim reminder of the mess that Mumbai has witnessed with regards to infrastructure development.
Most projects completed in the September quarter were in the infrastructure sector. Government projects made up more than 60 percent of all commissioned projects for the third straight quarter. The lingering lack of demand could keep the private sector's aggressive investment in CapEx away, despite logistical hurdles reducing.
The ministry achieved a road building rate of 21.60 km per day despite the prevailing situation, the ministry said.
The IMF said in chapters from it fiscal monitor that its research shows public investment in infrastructure, including investments in health care systems, digital infrastructure and addressing climate change can pay back more than two to one in economic growth within two years.
The NCRPB has provided financial assistance to 360 infrastructure development projects so far with an estimated cost of Rs 31,464 crore, out of which Rs 15,105 crore has been sanctioned as loans
Speaking at a webinar organised by BCCI, Sajjid Z Chinoy, the chief Indian economist for J P Morgan said that the COVID-19 crisis has dealt a permanent shock to the people and households have reduced consumption and turned savers.
Technical bids were opened for two packages – procurement and fabrication, and design and construction, of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor
The trains will be first deployed on the 82-km-long Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor. They will also have a business class. One coach in every train will be reserved for women passengers
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 crore and above. Of the 1,670 such projects, 432 reported cost overruns and 505 time escalation.
The COVID-19 experience has led to new requirements and greater dependence on IT which in turn will empower homebuyers and help improve trust, MoHUA secretary Durga Shanker Mishra said
The government has asked for detailed project reports of the seven new corridors for bullet trains, NHSRCL MD Achal Khare said
Ridership touched 84,841 on September 10; Magenta and Grey lines to resume operations starting September 11.
The government said it has extended a number of relief packages for its contractors and concessionaires owing to COVID-19 scenario.
Commuters can avail of services on these two lines from 7:00 am to 11:00 am and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm besides the Yellow Line that commenced operations on September 7.
All lifts will be closed at Noida's Aqua Line. However, lifts will be made available on request from senior citizens and physically-challenged passengers.
We detail everything that DMRC passengers need to keep in mind, right from the time they park their vehicles and enter the station, to the security check, in-train protocols and their exit at the destination. We also take a look at DMRC’s sanitisation and disinfection protocols to maintain hygiene at stations and on trains to prevent the spread of Covid
The Maharashtra government has decided not to resume operation of metro rail services from September. Mumbai Line 1 and Maharashtra Metro operations to commence from Oct or as the state government decides further.
Mahindra called it "the perfect way to coexist"
Limited passengers, longer travel time, contactless frisking and social distancing norms—your metro ride will never be the same, at least not in the coming months.
Apart from a number of strategic tunnels and bridges being built across the length and breadth of the country, 22 green expressways at an estimated cost of Rs 3.10 lakh crore comprising 7,500 km are planned to be executed in the next couple of years, the road transport minister said.
Successive governments have continued to overlook the vulnerability of India’s informal urban workforce and the situation this workforce finds itself in. The current crisis, however, presents an opportunity to modernise India’s social safety net
Short-cycle order inflows are likely to remain under pressure in the near term
With this construction work on all three priority corridors of Phase-IV has gained pace despite severe crunch of workforce due to the ongoing pandemic
"The Union Territory status has given Ladakh a great opportunity with good funds and strengthening of the machinery to develop its infrastructure, matching the national level, where the region so far has lagged behind," Mathur said addressing the gathering after inaugurating the bridge.