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FDI relaxation in construction, railways will now be new government’s onus
FDI relaxation in construction, railways will now be new government’s onus
Apr 11, 2014

The proposal to relax foreign direct investment policy in construction and railways will be decided by the new government as the Commerce and Industry Ministry could got elicit response from the

Government approves new rail coach factory at Kolar in Karnataka
Government approves new rail coach factory at Kolar in Karnataka
Mar 01, 2014

On 28 February, the Union Cabinet approved the setting up a new rail coach manufacturing unit at Kolar, Karnataka to manufacture 500 coaches per annum. The unit will be set up at an estimated cost of

FDI to be opened up in Railways and further liberalized in construction
FDI to be opened up in Railways and further liberalized in construction
Jan 28, 2014

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on 27 January reiterated government’s plan to further liberalise Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the construction sector and open up FDI in the

Union cabinet approves setting up of railway factories costing Rs3,350 cr in Bihar
Union cabinet approves setting up of railway factories costing Rs3,350 cr in Bihar
Jan 21, 2014

On 20 January, the Union Cabinet approved the setting up of an electric locomotive factory at Madhepura and a diesel locomotive factory at Marhowra in Bihar at an estimated cost of Rs.

FDI in railways soon but only in projects including high-speed trains
FDI in railways soon but only in projects including high-speed trains
Jan 02, 2014

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has proposed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) through automatic route in the cash-starved railway sector. FDI is likely to be

Need to develop rail, road links among south, southwest Asian countries
Need to develop rail, road links among south, southwest Asian countries
Dec 14, 2013

Director of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Nagesh Kumar and other delegates, after attending the regional conference in Pakistan, on strengthening

Construction work of parallel Govindpuri bridge has finally began in full swing
Construction work of parallel Govindpuri bridge has finally began in full swing
Dec 11, 2013

The plan to construct a bridge parallel to Govindpuri bridge will be jointly done by North Central Railways and Setu Nirman Nigam. The railways will be erecting the pillars and laying a slab over it in the

Govt seeks major changes in Oval Maidan-Churchgate elevated rail corridor project
Govt seeks major changes in Oval Maidan-Churchgate elevated rail corridor project
Nov 12, 2013

The state government has sought major changes in the implementation of Oval Maidan-Churchgate elevated rail corridor project. The 63-km long corridor has been proposed with the aim to decongest the

Projects worth Rs 4.30 lakh crore have been cleared under the PMG
Projects worth Rs 4.30 lakh crore have been cleared under the PMG
Nov 11, 2013

The Project Monitoring Group (PMG) was set up in June, after a high level meeting chaired by the Prime Minister, to facilitate and work for resolving specific issues of the stalled large investment projects and

Chennai Metro Rail to begin test run of its motor coaches and trailers
Chennai Metro Rail to begin test run of its motor coaches and trailers
Nov 06, 2013

Chennai Metro Rail will start testing its motor coaches and trailers from today. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa will be flagging off the test run, according to an official invitation.

India taking first concrete step to establishing High-Speed Rail Corporation
India taking first concrete step to establishing High-Speed Rail Corporation
Oct 31, 2013

India has been under discussion over the High-speed rail for the last 17 years, but appeared to take the first concrete step forward earlier this month, with the signing of a memorandum of

High Speed Rail Corporation of India formed to develop high speed rail corridors
High Speed Rail Corporation of India formed to develop high speed rail corridors
Oct 30, 2013

The High Speed Rail Corporation of India Ltd. (HSRC), was formerly formed as a subsidiary of Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd by the union railway minister Mallikarjun at a two day international technical conference on

Nagpur rail division converts electric locomotives to work as mini-power house
Nagpur rail division converts electric locomotives to work as mini-power house
Oct 28, 2013

The new generation of 3-phase locomotives which are in use in Nagpur division at present and working on the state-of-the-art technology not only consumes much less electrical energy in operation but also

Solar power plant will soon run at Gurgaon railway station
Solar power plant will soon run at Gurgaon railway station
Oct 25, 2013

The first solar power plant to be set up on the platform's roof of Gurgaon railway station, where the panels will be placed and solar electricity generated. Minister of State for Railways

AFCONS-IRCON JV signs contract agreement with Bangladesh Railway
AFCONS-IRCON JV signs contract agreement with Bangladesh Railway
Oct 18, 2013

AFCONS Infrastructure Limited, is a part of Shapoorji Pallonji Group which is the third-largest construction group in India with a group turnover in excess of Rs.120 billion, in a joint venture