In tune to the notification issued by the Government of Maharashtra, the GVK run, Mumbai International Airport announced its decision to ban plastic and put forth the guidelines for the ban which came into action on October 2.
As reported, 13 international and national companies, including Ramky, Essel, GVK, GMR, ADPI (France), NIIF (with Fraport), Oberoi, AECOM of America, BIAL, Reliance with Zurich Airport, Italy Group (EPC and minor stake in airports) participated in the pre-bid conference related to request for proposals for the development of a greenfield international airport at Bhogapuram in Andhra Pradesh.
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.
It's boom time for infrastructure. Just look at the number of projects awarded and bagged in 2017! While the roads segments took the lead this year as well - especially with the announcement of Phase-1 of the Bharatmala programme - pockets of opportunity were witnessed in segments like metro-rail and irrigation, among others.