In Gujarat, to help forces tackle the difficult terrain of Sir Creek, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has agreed to build a 10-km stretch of road on marshy land. It will connect border post (BP) number 1175 to 1170. Though there are motorable roads to BP 1175, there is no connectivity between BP 1175 and BP 1131. The distance is 70 km and the area remains unmanned.
A Parliamentary panel has asked the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) to look into the matter of encroachment of government land. It expressed alarm that over 3.10 lakh sq m of government land. It asked the CPWD to fix responsibility on the officials concerned to do the needful to prevent encroachment of government land.
SUNIL TYAGI and SURABHI BHOLA explain how government intervention in green initiatives will benefit the environment and give properties a good positioning in the market.The development of real estate and infrastructure projects in various cities all over India has altered the face of these cities.
The Indian government stays true to its green mission by unveiling the first IGBC LEED Gold-certified government building in India: Jawaharlal Nehru Bhavan.Flanked by the beautiful heritage architecture of Edwin Lutyens along Janpath in New Delhi, the headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Jawaharlal Nehru Bhavan, is a beautiful structure. Moreover, it is also the first Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC).
The building division of IVRCL has bagged a contract from AAI, Calicut International Airport. The contract includes the construction of a new international arrival block, internal modification of existing international passengers terminal building and associated works at Calicut International Airport in Kerala
To keep pace with technological developments and innovations happening internationally in the construction industry, India has to sprint double fast and needs to have the courage to take risks with the conviction that it can be done,¨ avers Arun Prabhat Mull, Director, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd (TCE).
US-based alternate energy solutions provider Borg Energy has successfully completed a prestigious project to convert over 60 residential quarters of Members of Parliament into 100 per cent green energy efficient spaces.
In order to ensure quick mobilisation of troops in case of a conflict between India and China, the Government of India will reportedly be building 44 strategic roads along the border with China, and 2,100 km of axial and lateral roads in Punjab and Rajasthan, joining Pakistan, at Rs 210 bn.