On 5 March, Oscar Fernandes headed ministry of road and highways has sought permission of Election Commission to set rolling the approval process for two highway projects in Shashi Tharoorís
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the five proposals to develop port infrastructure under Public Private Partnership mode entailing an investment of around Rs. 17,631
The ministry of road transport and highways (MoRTH) and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) having got good response from the investors and developers for smaller stretches
The Maharashtra tourism development corporation (MTDC) plans to conduct tourism road shows in India and abroad for which they are in talks with its Goan counterpart for the joint promotion of the two
The six laning of Jalandhar-Amritsar section of National Highway-1 in Punjab has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on 13 November under the National Highways Development
On 7 November, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal of Follow on Public Offer (FPO) of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) of 78,70,53,309 equity shares of Rs. 10 each constituting 17 percent of existing paid-up capital. This comprises fresh issue of 60,18,64,295
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved four laning of the Aurangabad-Yedeshi highway in Maharashtra at an investment of Rs. 2,406.63 crore. In Punjab, the Sangrur-Haryana border
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a grant of Rs. 182.43 crore to the state-owned Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC) for meeting the capital gains tax liability
The hydro-power projects are waiting for the clearances from various authorities such as Central Electricity Authority (CEA), Central Water Commission (CWC) and Ministry of Environment
On 3 September, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the four laning of the Kaithal Rajasthan border section of National Highway-152/65 in the state of Haryana under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase IV, on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked both Coal India and Central Electricity Authority to work on the issue of the price pooling mechanism of imported coal, which is unresolved.
Almost 65,000 Mw of power generation capacity is held up in the country due to shortage in fuel supply by state-run Coal India, says a report.
The government has introduced more business-friendly policies, with a package to unclog investment flows into the power sector by reviving bleeding state electricity boards, and reached out to the common man with measures to prevent hoarding of edible oils and pulses to control inflation.
The Union government may consider starting the next tranche of reform measures by announcing a financial restructuring scheme for power distributors this week, but all states are not enthused.
The government on Thursday initiated the process for sale of further 9.50% stake in state-run power generation major NTPC to meet its disinvestment target of Rs 30,000 crore in the current fiscal.