On his two-day visit to Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reportedly be launching nearly 17 infrastructure projects. In a statement issued by the government, the projects launched by the Prime Minister pay equal attention to all sectors including infrastructure, textiles, finance, railways, sanitation and animal husbandry.
Over 300 brands will be showcased at The Big 5 Construct India 2016, the event organiser dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa has announced. Approximately 150 companies from 15 countries will be exhibiting the latest and most innovative construction products and services at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, in Mumbai, from September 28-30, 2016.
The construction pace of roads built under the flagship scheme of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) has increased to 139 km per day. Earlier, the government was working to increase the pace to 133 km per day and was planning to construct an additional 50,000 km rural roads.