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With continuous structural breakdowns in India, here’s a ‘Crash' course on building collapses

September 2017

Over the last few years, there have been continuous incidents of collapsing old constructions in India. As per data by the National Crime Record Bure...

NCRB, Old constructions, Mud mortar, Galvanised pipe plumbing systems, CIDC, Durocrete Construction Quality Rating Agency, Planning Commission

Waste segregation at source is a major hindrance

March 2017

The 2014 report of the Planning Commission Committee chaired by K Kasturirangan found that 62 million tonnes (MT) of municipal solid waste (MSW) was ...

Planning Commission Committee, MSW, CPCB, Swati Singh Sambyal, Solid waste, Industrial effluents, E-waste, SWM, Decentralised wastewater management

Sustainability, the Next Stage?

January 2017

In the mid-2000s, Walmart was in for a shock when it was informed that its maximum carbon emissions were not from its supply trucks, but refrigerator...

Walmart, Sustainable Infrastructure, Energy, Transportation, Communication, Retail, Waste management, SDG, UNDG, George C Varughese, Yasir Ahmad, PwC, Demonetisation, NITI Aayog, Planning Commission

Tenders and Contracts in Construction Projects

June 2016

Good roads, railways, ports and adequate power are prerequisites of sustainable development. With that in view, the Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2012-2017...

Roads, Railways, Ports, Adequate power, Infrastructure, Investment, NITI, Planning Commission, BHEL, PIL, ABB, Delhi-Mumbai Airport Privatisation Tender, Ratnagiri Gas & Power Pvt Ltd, RDS Projects, Apex Court

Porting Ahead

September 2015

The government has announced a massive investment in India´s ports sector, which is likely to boost the country´s economy. The government has massive...

ICDs, CFSs, Sagarmala, Port Modernisation Projects, Planning Commission, Investment, Cargo traffic, TEU, Infrastructure, Equipment, Sanjay Wadnerkar, LiuGong India, RTG, Sanjay Saxena, Heavy Equipments

5th Coal Summit & Expo 2014

August 2014

5th Coal Summit & Expo 2014, a prestigious biennial international event for the global coal and allied sectors is being organised during 23-24 Septem...

India, 2014, Coal, Summit, Expo, New Delhi, Mining, Geological, Metallurgical, India Energy Forum, TAFCON Group, Coal India, exploration, Planning Commission, ACB India

Road Regulator likely to come up after general elections

April 2014

The road regulator is in the offing. The ministry of law and justice is yet to mark its comment on the said regulator. As of now, a panel comprising ...

Road, Regulator, Planning Commission, Law Ministry

NHAI request to discontinue pre-appraisal meetings for PPP projects

January 2014

NHAI chairman R P Singh has requested the road secretary Vijay Chibber to tell the Planning Commission to discontinue pre-appraisal meeting for publi...

R P Singh, NHAI, Chairman, Vijay Chibber, Road Secretary, Planning Commission, Pre-appraisal Meetings
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