Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
On concluding another edition of investors’ summit in Gujarat, investment analysts have once again raised the question on the benefits of such melas on actual projects investment.
Monday, Jun 27, 2016
The Civil Aviation sector has seen major reforms being enacted by the government in June 2016.
Monday, Jun 20, 2016
Coal India (CIL) has begun the process of giving coal linkages to customers on the basis of a transparent auction -- similar to telecom spectrum auctions -- on 10 June, 2016.
Tuesday, Jun 07, 2016
The Government of India is targeting 24x7 power supply for all by 2020.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
With the standard of living in India rising, and the work-life culture of the people changing, the hospitality industry is on the uptrend.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs) are launched to meet the growing electricity needs of our economy, achieve power at a low tariff, and to make swift capacity addition.
Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016
The per capita consumption of electricity in India is among the lowest in the world which is a sign of its underdevelopment.
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
India is the fastest growing major economy in the world and is slated to clock a GDP growth of 7.5 per cent in 2016-17, as per the RBI
Monday, Apr 04, 2016
The country currently faces a situation where oil and gas constitutes a major and increasing share of total imports.
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
The Union finance minister in his Budget 2016-17, announced 100 per cent FDI through the FIPB route in marketing of food products i.e. multi-brand retail trading, provided they are produced and manufactured in India
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
Rising transportation activity is both a cause and an effect of India's rapid economic growth.
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016
The Budget Session of Parliament saw introduction of three major reform measures.
Wednesday, Mar 09, 2016
Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) is being developed across Indian metros to provide a fast, easy and comfortable commute through high-speed trains.
Tuesday, Mar 01, 2016
The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015 is pending before the Parliament and the government is hopeful that after discussion,
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
The current government seems to be in a hurry to increase the length of highways across the country to 1.5 lakh km from the existing 1 lakh km in the next four years.
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016
Launched in 2014, ‘Make in India’ is a national programme designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure.
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
The Prime Minister of India on 25th March 2015 launched an ambitious multi-purpose and multi-modal platform PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation).
Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016
Indian Prime Minister on 25th June 2015 launched three major Missions to enhance the quality of urban living
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Recently, the Kelkar Committee on Revisiting & Revitalising the PPP model of Infrastructure Development suggested ways to revive Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) in infra projects.
Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016
The Union Cabinet, on 5th Nov 2015, gave its approval to a new scheme moved by the Ministry of Power - Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna
Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016
The Union Cabinet has approved the MoU signed between AAI and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise in Civil Aviation..
Tuesday, Jan 05, 2016
In the recent years, Indian textiles sector saw considerable fall in production. Indian companies lost most of their foreign clients to Bangladesh textile companies.
Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015
To rope in maritime states under the ambitious Sagarmala project that envisages port-led development to help lift India’s GDP growth
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015
The Union government has approved 27 solar parks having aggregate capacity of 18,418 MW in 21 States/Union Territories, as on 7 Dec 2015.
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Indian power sector saw some significant developments in the first month of the fiscal 2015-16.
Monday, Apr 20, 2015
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) awarded several major projects in 2014-15, the majority of which were under the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) mode.
Monday, Apr 06, 2015
The Modi government has set a goal to take India to the top 50 in the World Bank rankings on the ease of doing business.
Monday, Mar 30, 2015
The Union ministry of food processing industries recently approved setting up of 17 mega food parks across 11 states.
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015
Global iron ore prices have dropped to their lowest since 2009 amidst a supply glut and softening demand from China, the top importer of the mineral.
Thursday, Mar 05, 2015
The Union Budget 2015-16 was presented by Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, on 28 Feb 2015.
Monday, Feb 23, 2015
The government recently approved the applications of as many as 56 SEZ developers, including JSW Aluminium and Parsvnath SEZ, to surrender their projects.
Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, recently unveiled the ‘Mumbai Next’initiative to expedite the long pending infrastructure projects in Mumbai.
Monday, Feb 02, 2015
The Uttar Pradesh government is facilitating infrastructure, ecosystem and incentives under various schemes to promote electronics manufacturing.
Monday, Jan 19, 2015
India is the preferred destination for Japanese manufacturing companies as per the FY2014 Survey Report on Overseas Business Operations released by the JBIC.
Monday, Jan 12, 2015
The Karnataka government is all set to introduce the 'deemed approval' concept to help new projects.
Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014
The Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has projects worth over Rs 3,400 crore under various stages on implementation.
Monday, Dec 08, 2014
Telangana, which came into existence on 2 June 2014, has attracted fresh projex worth Rs 15,999 crore.
Monday, Nov 24, 2014
There is a clear upswing in the cement industry with fresh cement projects worth Rs 10,632 crore being announced in the current fiscal between April and October 2014
Monday, Nov 03, 2014
With the execution of Phase-IV, the total length of the Delhi Metro network will go up to 434 km, making it the third largest metro network in the world.
Monday, Oct 20, 2014
Mega projects worth Rs 55,148 crore were completed in the first half of the current fiscal, 2014-15, including the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar metro line in Mumbai .
Monday, Oct 13, 2014
The Railway Ministry is likely to spend Rs 10,000 crore in four years to complete 30 high-priority railway projects.
Monday, Sep 29, 2014
The Make in India campaign was launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 25 September 2014, with an aim to turn India into a manufacturing hub.
Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
During Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit, China announced $20 billion investment plans in India over the next five years
Monday, Sep 15, 2014
Andhra Pradesh is set to be an electronics hub, with the state government coming out with an ambitious electronics policy.
Monday, Sep 08, 2014
The Odisha government is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that most of the mega projects the state attracted, are executed in time.
Monday, Sep 01, 2014
The Central government has recently come out with a slew of initiatives to upgrade the infrastructure facilities in the northeast region.
Monday, Aug 25, 2014
The e-commerce industry in India is increasingly emerging as a preferred sales channel for businesses.
Monday, Aug 18, 2014
India’s Urea production is set to get a major boost following the NDA government’s efforts to revive the closed units on one hand, and to encourage setting up of new capacities on the other.
Monday, Aug 11, 2014
To kick start the project investment in the infrastructure sector in India, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, recently met secretaries of infrastructure ministries to set targets for 2014-15 and to identify key projects.
Monday, Aug 04, 2014
Airport infrastructure has received a boost under the new government with several new projects being proposed across the country
Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, recently claimed that the state would be self reliant in power over the next four years, and even supply power to others.
Monday, Jul 21, 2014
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s vision of building 100 smart cities, is expected to change the urban landscape of India significantly.
Friday, Jul 11, 2014
The Union Budget 2014-15 stayed clear of major hike in tax rates and instead focused on rejuvenating confidence of investors.
Monday, Jul 07, 2014
Union Budget 2014-15 will be presented by the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, on 10 July 2014
Monday, Jun 30, 2014
Proactive decisions from the BJP led NDA government in the first 30 days, have succeeded in evincing positive response from India Inc.
Monday, Jun 23, 2014
Talks of building India’s first high speed rail line have gained momentum recently with the BJP-led NDA government coming to power.
Monday, Jun 16, 2014
The NDA government has taken up reviving stalled projects as one of its priority jobs. What is now required is solid action...
Monday, Jun 09, 2014
The Maharashtra finance minister, Ajit Pawar presented the additional budget for 2014-15 on 5 June 2014.
Monday, Jun 02, 2014
BHEL is expanding its presence in the solar power equipment industry by setting up a solar photovoltaic cell manufacturing plant at Sakoli, Maharashtra.
Monday, May 26, 2014
The BJP-led NDA has been voted to power with a resounding majority in the just concluded general elections. We have listed the crucial matters the government should look into on priority basis.
Monday, May 19, 2014
India’s factory output, as measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), contracted by 0.1 per cent in 2013-14, owing to the contraction in manufacturing and mining output.
Monday, May 12, 2014
The Project Monitoring Group, which was set up to facilitate clearance of mega projects, was successful in clearing around 153 mega projects with an investment of around 5.2 lakh crore.
Monday, May 05, 2014
The possibility of China setting up industrial parks in India is being explored since the last few years, with the objective to attract Chinese investment in India.
Monday, Apr 28, 2014
The SC lifted an 18-month old ban on iron ore mining in Goa, though it will take some time before the companies can resume mining in the state.
Monday, Apr 21, 2014
The Chennai Metro Rail Corridor Phase II project which was announced in February 2014, was the largest project reported in Q4 of FY14.
Monday, Apr 14, 2014
Political differences and stringent policy conditions have hampered FDI in multi-brand retail in India.
Monday, Apr 07, 2014
India’s manufacturing sector has shown some signs of recovery in March 2014, with positive growth in macro-economic indicators.
Monday, Mar 31, 2014
India saw a new power generation capacity of over 12,500 MW being commissioned in 2013-14, with mega projects being commissioned by Adani, NTPC...
Monday, Mar 24, 2014
JNPT awarded the much delayed fourth container terminal project to Singapore’s PSA International in February 2014...
Monday, Mar 17, 2014
Tata Power secured the largest project order of FY14, with an order value of Rs 10,240 crore. FY14 saw a total of 2251 orders & contracts being awarded ....
Monday, Mar 10, 2014
In a bid to transform India into a global manufacturing hub, the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project was launched by the Union government in 2006.
Monday, Mar 03, 2014
The Maharashtra government signed MoUs with 32 companies in February 2014 for setting up manufacturing projects in the state.
Monday, Feb 24, 2014
With the passage of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization bill or the Telangana Bill by the Lok Sabha, India’s 29th state — Telangana — was officially established.
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014
The Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram has presented the Interim Budget 2014-15 with an estimated plan expenditure of Rs 555,322 crore.
Monday, Feb 17, 2014
The 2G spectrum auction, conducted in February 2014, bought in a total revenue of Rs 61,162 crore for the government.
Monday, Feb 10, 2014
The southern grid was synchronously integrated with the rest of the national grid on 31 December 2013.
Monday, Feb 03, 2014
The 750 MW JNNSM Phase-II, Batch-I auction has received an overwhelming response from domestic and foreign solar project promoters.
Monday, Jan 27, 2014
CCEA gave its approval for the extension of Special Package of Industrial Incentives for Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Monday, Jan 20, 2014
The Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests has gone on a project clearance spree in a bid to revive investor sentiment.
Monday, Jan 13, 2014
Mega Power Policy was amended by the CCEA as a move to provide an impetus to the promoters of mega size power projects...
Monday, Jan 06, 2014
The DMIC project has received a major financial boost with the Japanese govt. agreeing to liberalise the terms of the STEP loans.
Monday, Dec 30, 2013
The Roadways sector is set to see a major breakthrough as the Union Government is likely to finalise a policy on rescheduling of ...
Monday, Dec 23, 2013
Indian Railways, which has been facing severe financial constraints in recent times, has shown its willingness to accept FDI...
Monday, Dec 16, 2013
The Andhra Pradesh government has put several irrigation projects on the fast track ahead of the imminent split of the state.
Monday, Dec 09, 2013
Indian ports are making some progress towards their capacity expansion plans with the Shipping Ministry awarding 13 projects...
Monday, Dec 02, 2013
Nuclear power is the fourth-largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydroelectric and renewable sources of electricity.
Monday, Nov 25, 2013
FY14 has failed to bring any respite to the Indian roadways sector, with MORTH set to miss project awarding target...
Monday, Nov 18, 2013
The stalemate surrounding the Navi Mumbai International Airport project continues even after the recent attempts to kickstart the project.
Monday, Nov 11, 2013
Telecom Commission made recommendations on a slew of pending issues, paving way for the upcoming 2G spectrum auction.
Saturday, Nov 02, 2013
The first half of 2013-14, April-September, has seen further erosion in fresh project investment.
Monday, Oct 28, 2013
The Indian automobile industry is facing acute slowdown mainly due to the current economic scenario.
Monday, Oct 21, 2013
Hotel projects were included in the Ministry of Finance’s harmonised master list of infrastructure sub sectors in October 2013.
Monday, Oct 14, 2013
The ailing textile sector in India got a major boost this year with a slew of policies announced by the Central as well as state governments.
Monday, Oct 07, 2013
NELP-X will be launched by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in January 2014.
Monday, Sep 30, 2013
The bidding process for the Odisha and Tamil Nadu UMPPs was kick started by the PFC in September 2013.
Monday, Sep 23, 2013
The DMIC Trust approved nine projects entailing an investment of Rs 1.2 lakh crore in September 2013.
Monday, Sep 16, 2013
UltraTech Cement certainly took the lead in the Indian cement industry by acquiring Jaypee Cement Corporation's Gujarat Cement unit.
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013
Rupee value turned volatile in forex markets since May 2013, registering sharp depreciation against major foreign currencies.
Monday, Sep 02, 2013
The recently passed Land Acquisition Bill is expected to have a tremendous effect on the investment scenario in India.
Monday, Aug 26, 2013
The prevailing policy paralysis and inordinate delays in clearing projects has made Indian companies to go for acquisition of existing assets in India and overseas.
Monday, Aug 19, 2013
UPA Govt.’s decision to carve Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh has received mixed reactions.
Monday, Aug 12, 2013
Six Indian airports have been put on the fast track for privatisation by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Monday, Aug 05, 2013
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant’s Unit-I will reach its maximum capacity of 1,000 MW in November 2013.
Monday, Jul 29, 2013
HPCL's refinery-cum-petrochemical complex project in Barmer is getting closer to reality as the Union Cabinet is set to approve the project.
Monday, Jul 22, 2013
ArcelorMittal scrapped its plans to set up a steel plant in Odisha citing land acquisition and iron-ore linkage issues.
Monday, Jul 15, 2013
Ports in India are stuck with delayed projects as a number of major project tenders have collapsed.
Monday, Jul 08, 2013
Indian highways sector may soon get a regulator, as stated by the Finance Minister in his budget speech for 2013-14
Monday, Jul 01, 2013
The SEZ policy may soon be a thing of the past as the government is mulling over scraping the SEZ policy.
Monday, Jun 24, 2013
Uttarakhand was struck with disaster due to the merciless cloudburst and subsequent flash floods which ravaged the state.
Monday, Jun 17, 2013
Union Coal Ministry, in June 2013, issued 23 more show-cause notices to Captive coal block allottees asking them to give reasons for delay in development of coal blocks allocated to them.
Monday, Jun 10, 2013
FDI inflows into India contracted by 38 per cent to $22.42 billion in 2012-13 compared with $35.12 billion in 2011-12
Monday, Jun 03, 2013
The Indian economy is assessed to have expanded 5 per cent during the fiscal 2013, the slowest pace over the decade.
Monday, May 27, 2013
The All India Trinamool Congress completed two years of governance in West Bengal on 20 May 2013.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The AIADMK on completion of two years of governance in May 2013 announced some of the key projects taken up by the state govt. in the last 2 years.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Odisha Government’s STF for steel has recommended a two-year extension of MoU signed for 11 steel projects and 6 IPPs in the state.
Monday, May 06, 2013
The Dedicated Freight Corridor project has picked up pace since the beginning of 2013.
Monday, Apr 29, 2013
Despite a 6.7 per cent fall in annual car sales in 2012-13, market leaders like Maruti, Honda and Ford have not curtailed their expansion plans.
Monday, Apr 22, 2013
BPCL has drawn up Rs 32,500 crore expansion plans to increase its refining capacity from the current 30.5 million tonne per annum to 47.5 million tpa by 2016-17
Monday, Apr 15, 2013
The luxury segment of the Indian Real Estate sector, recorded a healthy growth in the first three months of 2013.
Monday, Apr 08, 2013
NTPC, India’s largest thermal power generation company, is moving into non-conventional power sector in a major way.
Monday, Apr 01, 2013
Visakhapatnam Port Trust commenced the finalisation process of bids for three projects
Monday, Mar 25, 2013
Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) will invest Rs 24,000 crore in two phases to increase the capacity of its Raigarh steel plant in Chhattisgarh by seven million tpa (tonne per annum).
Monday, Mar 18, 2013
Welspun Energy commissioned its 50 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in Jodhpur Rajasthan on 12 March 2013.
Monday, Mar 11, 2013
Coal India Limited (CIL) has set a production target of 492 million tonne for 2013-14.
Thursday, Feb 28, 2013
The finance minister has peppered his 8th Budget with some measures to please all sections of the society.
Friday, Feb 22, 2013
Will Mr. Chidambaram's Budget meet the expectations? Wait till 28 Feb 2013.
Monday, Feb 18, 2013
Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) has given approval for three Hydro power projects.
Monday, Feb 11, 2013
POSCO India’s mega steel project in Orissa is mired in land acquisition issues. POSCO and Orissa government had signed an MoU for the project way back in 2005.
Monday, Feb 04, 2013
Suzlon Energy, India’s largest Wind Power turbine supplier, was in the news not once but twice in the last week of January 2013.
Monday, Jan 28, 2013
The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approved Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA’s revised Rs 10,500 crore investment proposal to set up 25 retail stores in India.
Saturday, Jan 19, 2013
Gujarat is the first state to permit private developers to set up rooftop solar plants in the state. Karnataka followed. In Dec 2012, IREDA awarded 67 solar PV projects with a total capacity of 77.8 MW under the first phase of the National Solar Mission.