The Rs 2,686 crore Jabalpur-Bhopal road widening project in Madhya Pradesh received the approval of the Cabinet Committee for Economic Affairs recently. The 294-km road project would be taken up on a build-operate-transfer – (BOT-toll) basis. This means the project developer will invest in widening the road and collect toll revenues over the concession period. This is one of the four road widening projects involving a total of 471 km of highways and cumulatively worth Rs 4,61
RAMESH CHANDAK highlights the impact of the current economic downturn and innovative ways to win over it. These are challenging times, particularly for the infrastructure sector. India's GDP, which grew at 8 per cent over the past 10 years, is now at 5 per cent. The rupee has been hit hard owing to a large current account deficit and other domestic factors. Circumstances have been challenging not just in India but all over the world. Also, a diminutive trend has set in where emerging economies
A Tier-II city in Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur is the third largest urban agglomerate in the state (as per the 2011 census), India´s 37th largest urban agglomerate, and was recently selected in the very first list of the government´s smart cities challenge
It was raining applause when Gajendra Singh Nagesh, Additional Commissioner, Jabalpur, and CEO, Jabalpur Smart City, walked the stage at the recently held 4th Smart Cities Summit at Pragati Maidan in Delhi
Indian Railways has decided to deploy drone cameras (UAV/NETRA) for various railway activities – especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure. It has directed Zonal Railways to procure such cameras.