“The increase in the outlay on rural infrastructure is one positive feature. However, there were more expectations in terms of encouragement or need for incentivising the house building activity. ‘Housing for All’ is already a focus area of the government. It has already done 5.1 million homes in rural India.
Nuvoco Vistas Corp (formerly Lafarge India) and The School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University (JU), have collaborated to introduce a three-semester diploma course in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management (DISEM); the comprehensive programme will contribute towards the development of the country by equipping it with qualified personnel to tackle the industry's evolving needs.
Tata BlueScope Steel's Building Products division, LYSAGHT, has received the 10th CIDC Vishwakarma Award 2018 for Safety, Health and Environment, for the second time in a row; the award has been conferred for the Tata Steel Processing and Distribution project.