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Construction & Infrastructure News

It is in our own interest that we incorporate resource efficiencies into our planning process, says Sanjay Seth, TERI

November 2018

With a mission to attain a cleaner and sustainable future, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), along with the Ministry of New and Renewable En...

TERI, MNRE, Government of India, Sanjay Seth, BEE, Ministry of Power, PMU, PWD, GRIHA Summit, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Shri Chandrakant Dada Patil, ECBC, LED Bulb programme, Construction

The potential of urban growth is an opportunity to create sustainable cities

October 2018

In the next 32 years, another 2.5 billion people are expected to live out of urban areas; 90 per cent of these will be in Asia and Africa. India woul...

SANJAY SETH, TERI, Jean Jacob, ECBC

8th Regional GRIHA Summit

September 2018

Green Buildings Rating System India (GRIHA), the national rating system for green buildings in India, kickstarted the 8th Regional GRIHA Summit in Mu...

GRIHA, PWD, Urban Local Bodies, Evaluators, ECBC, SVAGRIHA, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, Green buildings

Building green: Trends in building blocks, glazing, insulation, HVAC, elevators, lighting, and BMS

April 2018

In 2001, India had just one building conforming to the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) green building rating, spanning 20,000 sq ft. Today, the ...

IGBC, LEED, Egis India Consulting Engineers, GRIHA, Srinivas S, LED lighting, Waterless urinals, HVAC technologies, photovoltaic cells, TERI, Monnanda Appaiah, Wienerberger India, Rajiv Balaggan, Pilkington Glass India, Façade

Strengthening Infrastructure

March 2018

Two-thirds of the infrastructure investment, as per the revised plan, was to be funded by the public sector (central and state governments) while the...

Infrastructure, Investment, ECB, NBFC, IFC, IDF, World Bank, International Finance Corporation, Asian Development Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency, NPA, InvITs, RBI, SEBI, IndiGrid InvIT Fund

Infrastructure Status for Logistics Sector - A Major Growth Catalyst

December 2017

The Indian logistics sector being granted infrastructure status is a landmark move with wide-ranging implications for an industry now set to grow 10-...

Logistics sector, Investment, Infrastructure, Transport, ECB, IIFCL, JLL India, CPPIB, GST, Ramesh Nair

Reasons to cheer

December 2017

Better late than never. The Central Government has finally lowered the GST rate on construction and mining equipment to 18 per cent, from 28 per cent...

Construction, Mining equipment, GST, Central Government, IIFCL, ECB, EXCON, Bangalore International Exhibition Centre

Where is the Money?

November 2017

Policy actions to revive stalled projects, expedite approvals, introduce hybrid annuity and toll-operate-transfer (TOT) models in highways, and susta...

Renewable capacity, Infrastructure, GDP, Power, Roads, Telecom, Irrigation and Railways, TOT, Saubhagya scheme, CRISIL, Vivek Sharma, Anand Madhavan, Commercial bank, RBI, Vinayak Chatterjee
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