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.
While the Indian construction sector has moved from the bullock cart to the bullet train era, skilled workers remain an elusive commodity, writes Niranjan Hiranandani. As construction and other infrastructure building activities in the country flourish, there is a growing need to mobilise and train
In the first of CW’s series of features dedicated to showcasing experiences with building materials, Cyrus K Pithawala, Director, Hiranandani Group of Companies, tells us about his own pioneering use of fly ash.
It has changed the face of suburbia, forever. A pioneer of integrated townships in India, the Hiranandani Group, under the stewardship of Managing Director Niranjan Hiranandani has also marked its presence in education, healthcare, hospitality, entertainment, retail and BPOs.
Hiranandani Group plans to set up an 8 mn tonne liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Dighi port mainly for captive use at its upcoming power plants and to cater to consumers in the power and fertiliser industry.
Real estate companies, which started venturing overseas around 2006-07, are reviewing their global plans. With the slump in international realty markets, many domestic companies are either withdrawing from weak markets