The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $190 million loan agreement to upgrade 754 km of state highways and major district roads (MDRs) to two lane or intermediate-lane standards that will benefit about 26 million people in 14 districts of Rajasthan.
As reported, the Telangana Government, in a bid to improve the state’s road infrastructure, has spent around Rs 120 billion towards developing better connectivity across the region since its conception.
Right now, India’s transport departments and ministries are structured in a way that they are operating in silos. But going forward, we need to come and work together, and make the most efficient and effective investment for the economy.
The India Construction Festival, organised by FIRST Construction Council on October 15 and 16, 2019, comprised four sub-events: The India Roads Conference; CONSTRUCTION WORLD Global Awards; CONSTRUCTION WORLD Leadership Summit; and the EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards. For more details on the conference sessions and speakers, log on to https://indiaconstructionfestival.com/all_speakers.php
On the sidelines of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) INFRANET 2019 'Roads & Highways: Imperative for Nation’s Growth,' Anirudh Reddy, Founder-CEO, Einsite, spoke on digitising project management. Einsite is a startup that is leveraging technologies like IoT and AI to transform the management of infrastructure projects