FICCI's infrastructure summit in New Delhi, marked by large participation from all sectors, did not witness remarkable announcements, but for the reiteration that infrastructure is likely to miss the 11th Plan target by more than 10 per cent.
The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore (ICCIC) has plans to seek assistance from the Union Minister of Urban Development to improve transport infrastructure in the region. It also intends to increase the number of international flights to and from Coimbatore by allowing more foreign airlines to operate their services
As the process of formulating Budget 2011-12 began in right earnest, the Finance Ministry held Pre-Budget consultations with industry stalwarts and associations to get inputs and understand ground realities.
A government agency entered into a contract with a private construction company in December 2000 to widen and strengthen the existing lanes and carriageway of a section of the National Highways in Eastern India.
Lafarge India was awarded with the first FICCI Safety Excellence Award for Manufacturing. Mallikarjun M Kharge, Minister for Labour and Employment, Government of India, presented the award to Uday Khanna, CEO and Managing Director, Lafarge India.