Despite the infrastructure 'boom', the industry has failed to adhere to the momentum expected from it in terms of project execution. Janaki Krishnamoorthi delves into the reasons behind this and discovers that corruption, lack of transparency and rigidity must be eradicated for India to live up to its potential.
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has signed an MoU with Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) to encourage energy conservation in urban areas/cities. TERI and HUDCO also agreed to collaborate for capacity building activities at various levels
Consider this: Navi Mumbai is the only city to have achieved 85 per cent of the service-level benchmark prepared by the Government of India´s Urban Development Department! Developed by the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO), the city is maintained by the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC).
The much-awaited suburban railway project was announced for Bengaluru in the Railway Budget three months back. However, both the state government and the Railway Board are sitting over the project with not a single meeting being held so far.
RAMAKANT JHA charts out the path of transformation for Gift City. Everyone recognises India as a great growth story. However, the infrastructure bottlenecks at times limit the country´s growth potential.
Bhopal Urban administration and Development Department plans to undertake the construction of barrage for a water supply project under UIDSSMT Scheme, Begamganj. The project is expected to be completed in 12 months.