Hundreds of green building and sustainability professionals discuss LEED and green building practices that help deliver a more sustainable future for all BENGALURU—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) concluded its third annual Greenbuild India conference in Bengaluru.
In a major boost to workplace safety in India, Indian companies recently won the maximum number of Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour safety awards given by the British Safety Council. Among the 84 global organisations which were awarded the Sword of Honour, 41 were Indian. Nine global companies were also awarded the Globe of Honour.
GMR Hyderabad International Airport has reportedly commenced work for expanding the Hyderabad Airport. The group also launched the country’s first “Smart Greenfield Airport City” and the biggest convention centre in the country with a capacity to host 12,000 people.
The Maharashtra Government is all ready to give Nagpur airport to the private hands. As reported, the government has been in talks with companies such as Boeing, Tatas and Reliance to seek investment in the aviation sector.
GMR Goa International Airport (GGIAL), a subsidiary of GMR Airports (GAL), is developing a greenfield airport at Mopa in North Goa. This project is based on the PPP model, on a design-build-finance-operate-transfer (DBFOT) basis. The concession to develop, operate and manage the airport was awarded to GAL on August 28, 2016, following an international competitive bidding process.
After receiving one bid for development of Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) recently, CIDCO has extended the deadline for submission of financial bids to January 25, 2017. MIAL (GVK Group) was the only qualified bidder to submit its bid on January 9, forcing Cidco to set a fresh deadline for the Rs 16,700-crore project.
As per reports, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has asked GMR Group to construct a 600-acre airport city with an exhibition area, convention hall, star hotels, malls and hospitals. GMR Ggroup also manages Telangana’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.
More than two years after the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had issued guidelines for infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), the regulator has finally granted three companies – IRB Infrastructure, GMR and MEP Infrastructure – to launch the trusts.
GMR Airports Ltd (GAL), a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd, has won the international competitive bid for development and operation of Mopa Greenfield Airport in North Goa. The concession period for the greenfield project will be 40 years with a possible extension of another 20 years through a bid process.