Karnataka Cabinet grants administrative approval to DPR of Raichur airport project

May 2022

The Karnataka cabinet granted administrative approval to the DPR of the Raichur airport project on March 30, 2022. The project involves the development of a greenfield no-frills airport at Raichur on 402 ac­res of land […]



Indian airports to witness total number of domestic and international passengers return to pre-COVID levels by end of FY2023

April 2022

According to the Airports Authority of India (AAI), Indian airports could witness the total number of domestic and international passengers return to pre-Covid levels by the end of financial year 2023. AAI has estimated a […]



Board of OIL approves investment of Rs 65.55 billion for Numaligarh petrochemical project

April 2022

The board of OIL has approved the setting up of a polypropylene unit and its associated facilities at Numaligarh at an estimated capital cost of Rs 65.55 billion. The project involves capacity expansion of the […]



Board of IOCL approves investment of Rs 14.59 billion for PBR project at Panipat

April 2022

IOCL’s board has accorded investment approval worth Rs 14.59 billion and Rs 72.82 billion for its a Poly Butadiene rubber (PBR) unit at the Panipat Refi­nery, and development of city gas distribution (CGD) networks in […]



DCI signs ship building agreement for construction of first beagle series 12 trailing suction hopper dredger at Cochin Shipyard Limited

April 2022

On March 17, 2022, the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) signed a historic shipbuilding agreement for the first Make in India project involving the construction of the first beagle series 12 trailing suction hopper dredgers […]



Major Indian ports registers 6.94 per cent growth rate in traffic movement during 2021-22 over 2020-21

April 2022

All the major Indian ports under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Water­ways (MoPSW) have registered a 6.94 per cent growth rate in traffic movement during 2021-22 over 2020-21. These ports reported 719.38 million tonnes […]



Fifth tranche of commercial auction of coal mines launched

April 2022

The MoC has put on offer 122 coal/lignite mines under the fifth tranche of commercial coal mine auction. The mines are spread across 11 coal/ lignite bearing states of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pra­desh, Maharashtra, […]



NITI Aayog releases State Energy and Climate Index-Round I

April 2022

NITI Aayog has released the State Energy and Climate Index (SECI)-Round I, which will help states and union territories (UTs) plan better policies and manage their energy resources efficiently. The index rates the states ba­s­ed […]



IL&FS completes the sale and transfer of SBHL to InvIT

April 2022

Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) has completed the sale and transfer process of Sikar Bikaner Highway Limited (SBHL) to Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT)-Roadstar Infra Invest­ment Trust at a cost of Rs 3,755 million. […]



KNR Constructions achieves financial closure for Chittoor-Thatchur Highway

April 2022

KNR Ramagiri Infra, a wholly owned subsidiary of KNR Constructions, has achieved financial closure from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the Chittoor-Thatchur Highway Package III. The scope of construction involves the extension […]



RailTel announces the availability of high-speed free Wi-Fi at 6,100 railway stations

April 2022

RailTel has announced the availability of a high speed free Wi-Fi internet facility at 6,100 railway stations across the country. The milestone of 6,100 stations with Wi-Fi coverage was reached with the commissioning of a […]



MoRTH announces the construction of the Chirner-Uran-JNPT-Chowk National Highway Project

April 2022

MoRTH has announced the construction of the Chirner-Uran-JNPT-Chowk National Highway Project. The project involves the construction of a 32 km long road connecting Chirner via Uran-JNPT-Chowk to the Goa-Mumbai high­way, Mumbai-Pune Expressway and Mumbai-Pune old […]



Omnispace and Nelco enter into strategic partnership 

April 2022

Omnispace and Nelco Limited have announced a strategic cooperation ag­re­ement to enable and distribute 5G non-terrestrial network and di­re­ct-to-device satellite services. The collaborative effort will ex­pand the rea­ch of 5G using satellite communication throughout India […]



Polycab India bags Rs 5.09 billion deal from TANFINET

April 2022

Polycab India Limited has bagged BharatNet initiative by Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation Limited (TANFINET) to deploy 16,500 km of optical fibre network in nine districts, expected to be executed by 2023. The deal is categorised […]



BMC to implement potable water for all policy from May 1, 2022

April 2022

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to implement the potable “water for all” policy from May 1, 2022. Under this policy, water will be provided to every citizen in Mumbai, including people staying on footpaths […]



UP adds a new dimension to Namami Gange Programme

April 2022

Uttar Pradesh (UP) plans to add a new dimension to the Namami Gange Programme. The government intends to revive the extinct wells and convert them into recharging wells. The plan also includes recharging of ponds […]



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