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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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Jayant Sinha: A Very High Priority Needs to be Given to Investment Including Investment in Infrastructure to Achieve G-20’s Collective Growth Objective; Strongly Advocated for Full and Fast Implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information Within the Agreed Timeframe and on a Global Scale Which Would Help India to Trace Transactions of Money Illegally Earned or Stashed in Foreign Banks Without Paying Appropriate Taxes

The Minister of State for Finance Shri Jayant Sinha attended the G-20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Istanbul, Turkey on 9th and 10th February ,2015. It was the First Finance Ministers’ Meeting under the Turkish Presidency. ...

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