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Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said that Infosys Foundation has come forward to pay Rs 200 Crore to BMRCL for the construction of Konappana Agrahara (Electronic City) Metro Station. Both the parties will sign an MoU on July 19. Dr. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation called on Chief Minister and held discussion about the subject at […]

In what is a first-of-its-kind coordinated project, Indian Railways and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways have joined forces to build a twin rail line alongside proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway. Both railways and transport ministry will work together and put the ambitious project on fast track. This new project is expected to cut the travel time […]

According to official sources, the Indian Railways has worked out a plan to invest Rs.50,000 crore on an array of projects in Mumbai and in its suburban areas. Projects included the construction of CST-Panvel elevated corridor, new AC trains, 5th and 6th lines between Borivali and Virar, 3rd and 4th lines between Kalyan and Badlapur. […]

Guwahati now has India’s 1st railway station run by solar power. Project of installing solar panels was commissioned last year in April 2017. Around 2352 solar modules with a capacity of generating 700 K.W.P. has been set up over the roof of the Guwahati railway station. have been installed at the roof-top solar power plant. […]

Fast tracking the construction work on the first phase of Jogeshwari-Kanjurmarg metro project, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has invited bids for the phase, which includes construction of viaducts of 3 stations like IIT Powai, Kanjur-Marg and Vikhroli. DMRC is executing the project on behalf of MMRDA. The project included part design and construction of […]

Phase-I of the dedicated rail freight corridors project is likely to be completed in November 2018. The project will entail an investment of Rs.81,000 crore. Once thrown open, the western and the eastern corridors will reduce travel time between Delhi and Mumbai and Delhi and Howrah. 1,500 K.M. western freight corridor runs from Dadri near Delhi […]

Bullet train project is worth Rs 1.08 lakh crore and will run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Approval has been accorded with a clause that the remaining deficiencies on pending claims under the Forest Rights Act, 2006, in proposals submitted by Gujarat and Maharashtra, must be settled at the earliest. Also, the two states have been […]

Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Friday said its joint venture with Italy’s Astaldi SPA has won a contract worth Rs.15.84 billion for a Mumbai Metro line. “RInfra EPC has received the Letter of Award from Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for three packages worth Rs 15.84 billion for construction of North-South Metro-4 corridor which will […]

Louis Berger, a part of DB Engineering-led consortium and an USA-based firm’s Indian unit, has bagged a contract for project and construction management services for the Metro-4 (Wadala-Thane-Kasarvadavli) corridor. As part of the consortium that includes DB Engineering and Hill International, Louis Berger will prepare, package and finalize tender documents for system contracts. 32.32-km-long metro […]

Sterling and Wilson’s transmission and distribution (T&D) segment is targeting to achieve Rs.3,000 by 2020. Company is making strides to shift from conventional to digital substations and also establishing Metro Rail Electrical and Automation System. Total market for the T&D sector is expected to grow to Rs.2,60,000 crore by 2022. Apart from this, Sterling and […]