India prepares to host international manufacturers India’s defence sector is set to require an ever-increasing number of specialised advanced educational and training programmes as the country moves towards a more self-reliant status for the production of defence products and services.
Doubling of two lines and a flyover on offer. The Ministry of Railways has given details of three approved projects for doubling of two rail lines and a flyover.
58 projects approved under Sagarmala Programme. A Master Plan has been formulated for 12 major ports which includes 142 port capacity expansions, costing Rs.91,434 crore, and 884 million ton per annum of capacity creation over the next 20 years.
Minister highlights Ultra Mega Solar projects. This would be achieved by installing 40,000-MW rooftop solar panels and 60,000-MW ground-based panels/plants, said Piyush Goyal, Minister of State New and Renewable Energy in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha on 10 August
Centre to provide independent dispute solution. The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has opened second representative office in India in the International Financial Services Centre in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT IFSC), Gujarat.
Central Govt to finance all projects. National Mission for Clean Ganga has approved eight sewage infrastructure and treatment plant (STP) projects along the Ganga river.
41 of Namami Gange Programme completed. The Indian government has withdrawn US$91.26 million till now from the World Bank sanctioned US$1 billion loan for projects on the main stem of Ganga river, Lok Sabha was told on 10 Aug 2017.