Project completion deadlines set for 2021-22 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved two rail projects on 12 September 2017, increasing traffic capacities on two main routes.
Bid submission 12 September 2017 EPC contract of 50 MW capacity ISTS connected Wind Power Project with its comprehensive Operation and Maintenance for 25 years in any one of the three High Wind potential states of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka in India.
New Minister underlines development priorities The newly appointed Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has assured of best efforts in urban housing development.
Bid submission by 18 September 2017. The Airport Authority of India has invited bids for operations and maintenance of two airports at Jaipur and Ahmedabad.
World-Bank funded projects being assessed. A dedicated team from a Singapore consortium is marketing to potential investors for development of various facilities of Amaravati, the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh, according to a report from the south Indian state.
The IT leader wins contract from Grameenphone. Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) said it will use artificial intelligence platform for managing its five-year IT infrastructure and applications contract with Grameenphone (GP), a leading telecom operator in Bangladesh.
Minister sees gold era for textile industry. Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani said the current age is a golden era for development of textile industry, and affirmed the government’s commitment to promote the sector.
MoU for ship survey and refit. Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) for capturing and maintaining refit and fatigue analysis data in respect of Coast Guard Ships.
Paris meeting sees business for French OEMs. Indian and French aviation officials and experts have evaluated business opportunities in India including for French Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).
Withdrawal of exemption to impact projects negatively. India’s leading industry body ASSOCHAM has suggested that infrastructure and transportation such as road and railway sectors should continue to be exempted under Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime which comes into effect from 1 July 2017.