The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) Board of Directors has approved a USD145-million loan to India to improve irrigation service delivery and strengthen flood risk management in West Bengal. Earlier this month, AIIB President Jin Liqun also approved a USD 65-million 250-megawatt (MW) solar power project in Jodhpur.
At the recently concluded workshop on ´Revenue Generation and Procurement Agenda´ by the Smart Cities Council India, decision makers and solution providers discussed what cities should do to enable a vibrant city operating platform.
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Azure Power, has commissioned a 100 MW solar plant under National Solar Mission policy in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. This is the largest capacity project under the NSM Phase-2 and with the completion of this project, Azure Power has become the largest investor of solar power in Rajasthan.
After disappointing flyers in 2013, the Mangalore airport has bounced back this year by improving its standing from a dismal 27 to 14 in an official survey of 51 small airports. According to the bi-annual customer satisfactory survey conducted by Airports Authority of India (AAI) in small airports with less than 15 lakh passengers a year, the Mangalore airport received 4.38 points in a scale of five, while the toppers Jodhpur airport received 4.71 and Trichy 4.69.
The state government has redrafted the Jodhpur master plan taking into account the fact that a stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) will pass through the city. The state government has included several different provisions in the existing master plan to help regulate and promote development.
In Jodhpur, with rapid development, the real estate sector is booming with the prices of land increasing manifold. So much so that even the upper middle class are finding it difficult to cope up with them. The dream of owning a house in a well-settled area now seems out of bound for many. Academic institutions such as the NLU, IIT, NIFT and police university are building campuses in the periphery of the city, and price of land around these have skyrocketed.
Rajasthan government redrafted the Jodhpur master plan taking into account the fact that a stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai industrial Corridor (DMIC) would fall in the city. The state government has reportedly included several different provisions in the existing master plan taking into account the fact that the DMIC would pass through Jodhpur
Welspun Energy (WEL) has commissioned a 15 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Rajasthan. This project is the first of the three projects totalling 50 MW that WEL’s subsidiary had won under competitive bidding for batch-2, Phase-I of national solar mission. The projects, coming up in Jodhpur district, are expected to generate a total electricity capacity of 90 mn kWh per year