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Cabinet approves  three major infrastructure projects

Cabinet approves  three major infrastructure projects

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of government’s Umbrella Scheme ‘Green Revolution- Krishonnati Yojana’ in Agriculture Sector. Addressing media persons, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that under this, eleven schemes have been brought under one umbrella ...

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Do we build infrastructure to last for years?

Do we build infrastructure to last for years?

Coastal salts (i.e. sodium, calcium and magnesium chlorides) can create a corrosive environment for any infrastructure across the world, the reason being humid  and saline climate. The only remedy is to use galvanized steel (the zinc coated steel) that provides ...

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PM reviews progress of infrastructure sectors

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, on Monday evening reviewed the progress of digital infrastructure, rural infrastructure, and connectivity sectors. The Prime Minister sought details from officials on preparations for providing electricity to all unconnected villages in the country within ...

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China to step up investments in infrastructure

China will increase the scale and intensity of major transportation infrastructure construction this year to act as stimulus to spur growth of the economy which continued to decelerate. China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said that more railway lines, ...

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Infrastructure sector’s double-push potential

The infrastructure sector could provide a double push to the government’s ‘Make in India’ programme, both cause and effect. While good infrastructure attracts investment, its creation itself can give much-needed demand push to the economy. Not surprisingly, at the Business ...

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Centre urges states to promote ‘citizen participation’ in urban planning and development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu releases new urban and regional development planning guidelines Seeks attention to investment planning, local and area development planning States asked to create exclusive funds for city infrastructure development States also asked to enable building approvals in 30 days to promote ease of doing business

Seeking a paradigm shift in urban development planning, the central government has urged the states and urban local bodies to identify urban development needs and priorities through ‘citizen participation’ in decision making. This was the thrust of the new ‘Urban ...

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