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1.Towards a skilled India

Unskilled labour is often cited as the major cause of accidents on site. But it may soon be a thing of the past with the formation of a new Construction Skills Development Council,

2.'Indian road sector needs nodal dispute resolution authority'

According to CARE Ratings agency, investment in road and bridge sector is projected at Rs 9.20 lakh crore during the Twelfth Five Year Plan period ending March 2017, as against Rs 5.16 lakh crore invested during the Eleventh Five Year Plan period ending March 2012.

3.Coal delay to hit new power plants

India is at the risk of missing the 100,000 MW capacity addition target for the Twelfth Five Year Plan. This is due to delayed forest clearances for captive mines that could adversely impact the development and financing of a large number of power projects.

4.Power equipment orders to be affected

Fuel supply concerns and funding crunch for upcoming projects in the country are expected to adversely impact the order flows for power equipment makers over the next 12 months.

5.Phase-I of port project to cost Rs 78.5 bn

The proposed 54 mtpa major port project at Sagar Island in West Bengal may cost Rs 7,851 crore in the first phase.

6.CIL to invest Rs 244 bn by 2017

Coal India (CIL) plans to invest Rs 24,400 crore in the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-17). The state-owned miner has earmarked Rs 25,000 crore for the acquisition of assests

7.Cement production may rise to 349.6 mn tonne

In the current financial year, India's cement production is expected to increase to 349.6 mn tonne.

8.ONGC to invest Rs 1.26 tn in 2012-17

In the Twelfth Five Year Plan period (2012-17), state-run ONGC plans to invest Rs 126,000 crore, including Rs 26,000 crore in 11 clusters in the country.

9.Singareni expects rise in net profit in FY12

Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) expects to raise its net profit to around Rs 450 crore for 2011-12 from Rs 356 crore in 2010-11.

10.Local steel demand may rise to 113.3 mn tonne

According to the Union Steel Ministry, the domestic demand for finished steel (alloy+non-alloy) may reach 113.3 mn tonne by 2016-17,