The National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHRCL) has set the ball rolling on fast-tracking the pre-construction work of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train that stretches across 508 km. The High-Speed-Rail (HSR) line is estimated to cost Rs 1.08 trillion and will be expected to become functional by 2023 following the boost in construction.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has reportedly, called on domestic and international investors to fund its infrastructure development projects that are estimated to be worth around Rs 1 trillion.
The Union government has approved the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)-assisted Rs 1,178.75 crore Guwahati sewerage project. The Assam government has submitted the revised detailed project report and the same has been approved by the Union Ministry of Urban Development.
Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, EM Sudarsana Natchiappan has said that the possibility of linking Kerala with the Chennai-Bangalore industrial corridor project was being examined by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
In Cuttack, the ongoing integrated drainage development project and road construction work has doubled the water-logging problems in the city. The drainage project has been funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).