In Kerala's Angadippuram railway gate area the issue of traffic congestion will soon be resolved as the Roads and Bridges Development Corporation (RBDC) is expected to begin the work on the railway overbridge (ROB) at Angadippuram, on the National Highway 213. RBDC has submitted the general arrangement drawing (GAD) for the final approval of the railways.
Recently, the the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) held meeting with around 15 ministries to understand their views on raising foreign direct investment (FDI) limit on some key sectors. These sectors include civil aviation, defence, telecom and multi-brand retail. Ministries of defence, I&B, civil aviation and petroleum & natural gas have reportedly attended the meeting
The Union Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) data shows that Odisha has surpassed Gujarat as the most attractive Indian state for investment in 2013. The data shows that the investment commitment of Rs 97,833 crore for Odisha came through just 36 projects. These include proposals for a ferro-alloy plant in Ganjam and a slab unit in Jajpur from Tata Steel, a steel plant at Kendrapara from Jindal Steel, a urea unit at Jagatsinghpur from Paradeep Phosphates, a phosphatic fertilise
The Ministry of Home Affairs has given its final nod to the proposal which allows foreign direct investment (FDI) in railways. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs is likely to consider the proposal. The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), which has already prepared a draft Cabinet note, is also awaiting the final go-ahead from the home ministry. It is essential that the DIPP obtains the necessary inputs from the ministry since it entails security concerns. Currently, FDI
The Election Commission (EC) has raised questions on the government´s proposal to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the construction and maintenance segments of the railways. The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), under the ministry of commerce and industry, had sought permission from the EC for passing the proposal in the Cabinet since the model code of conduct became effective from March 5, 2014. Contact: Election Commission of India.
The government is seeking help from architects to redesign its construction permits system after the World Bank, in its ranking on ease of doing business, placed India among the bottom five of the 190 countries. It stated India has not managed to shift online its construction permits system, which entails more than 29 sets of procedures.
Major players from hospitality, retail, construction and other sectors have held wide-ranging discussions with the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) on investment and partnership opportunities in the Rs 26,000 crore International Exhibition-Cum-Convention Centre (ECC) proposed to be built in Dwarka, New Delhi.