L&T wins EPC contract for Navi Mumbai airport

September 2019

L&T Infrastructure Development Company Limited has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the development of the Navi Mumbai international airport. The scope of work involves cut and fill works, terminal works including […]



MoCA to soon finalise new asset sale plan for Air India

September 2019

The MoCA is making another effort to sell debt-ridden Air India for which a new asset sale plan is being drafted and is expected to be finalised soon. According to the ministry, the government must […]



DPR for Raigad mega refinery to be completed by December

September 2019

The detailed project report (DPR) for the Raigad mega refinery and petrochemicals complex project is expected to be completed by December 2019. The project involves development of a 60 mtpa refinery-cum-petrochemical complex at Raigad in […]



Torrent Gas acquires CGD projects in three states

September 2019

Torrent Gas Private Limited has acquired Mahesh Gas Limited, Siti Energy Limited and Dholpur CGD Private Limited that are implementing city gas distribution (CGD) projects in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan respectively. The Mahesh Group […]



LoA issued to CSL for passenger boats for the Kochi integrated water transport project

September 2019

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has issued a letter of acceptance to Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) for the designing, building, testing, commissioning, and delivery of passenger boats for the Kochi integrated water transport project. CSL’s scope […]



Government inaugurates Sahibganj MMT

September 2019

The central government inaugurated the Sahibganj multimodal terminal (MMT) on September 12, 2019. The MMT, which has a capacity of 2.24 mtpa, is being developed by L&T Construction Limited on an EPC basis at an […]



Uttar Pradesh government launches Electric Vehicle and Mobility Policy, 2019

September 2019

The Uttar Pradesh government has launched the Electric Vehicle and Mobility Policy, 2019. The policy aims to attract investment worth Rs 400 billion in the EV space by setting up 200,000 electric charging stations and […]



OPGCL commissions 1,320 MW IB TPS at Jharsuguda

September 2019

Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited has commissioned the 1,320 MW IB thermal power station (TPS) at Jharsuguda in Odisha. A substantial portion of the power generated from the project will be supplied to the Grid Corporation of […]



Ateli-New Phulera section of DFC project (Western Corridor) inaugurated

September 2019

The 190 km New Ateli-New Phulera section on the Western Corridor of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project was inaugurated on August 15, 2019. The Western Corridor of the DFC project involves development of a 1,504 km […]



IRCTC-run Tejas Express to begin services from October 4

September 2019

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)-run Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express is expected to begin services on October 4, 2019. The Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express will run six days a week barring Tuesdays. After initial runs […]



Rajya Sabha passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019

August 2019

The Rajya Sabha passed the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on July 31, 2019. Amendments to the bill will aid improvements in road safety, enhance citizen facilitation with transport departments, and strengthen rural transport, public […]



NHAI opens second elevated section of Phase III of Delhi-Meerut expressway

August 2019

NHAI has opened the second elevated section starting from Masuri under Phase III of the Delhi-Meerut expressway project. The 2.5 km Masuri elevated section has three lanes on each side of the elevated corridor, and […]



Airtel builds digital backbone infrastructure for UPSWAN

August 2019

Bharti Airtel has designed and implemented a future-ready statewide area network (SWAN) for the Uttar Pradesh government – UPSWAN 2.0 – that comprises 885 points of presence across the state and is designed to provide […]



IIT Kanpur and Ericsson partner to address growing air pollution in Delhi

August 2019

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and Ericsson have signed an MoU to deploy an narrowband internet of things-based sensor network to monitor air pollution in Delhi. As part of the MoU, Ericsson will use […]



DJB approves the setting up of new water and sewage treatment plants

June 2019

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has approved the setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla under the Yamuna Action Plan Phase III. The STP has a treatment capacity of 125 million […]



Mumbai’s tap water fit for direct consumption

June 2019

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has achieved international standards for clean drinking water and the residents of the city will be able to consume water directly from taps. According to the MCGM, an […]



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