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Metro Train

Metro Rail Policy approved for private investments

Compulsory private and innovative financing for Metros. The Union Cabinet has approved on 16 August 2017 a new Metro Rail Policy for private investments and to enable realization of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities. The policy opens a big window

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Work to start on road to IGI Airport

NHAI plans to build a flyover, underpass and bridges. Construction work will start in October 2017 on National Highway 8 from Delhi’s Metro Station, to decongest traffic on the road to Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport.

Jaunpur Junction

Ministry approves 3 rail projects

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.

World Bank

India taps World Bank funding for river cleaning

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 The Indian government has withdrawn US$91.26 million till now from the World Bank sanctioned US$1 billion loan for projects on the main stem of Ganga river, Lok Sabha was told on 10 Aug 2017.


Govt approves 1,000-km expressway developments

Bids open for setting up stop-over facilities. The Government has approved a plan for constructing 1,000 kilometers of Expressways under NHDP Phase-VI and bids are being called for stop-over facilities along the highways.


AIIB lends US$329M for Gujarat road projects

Road improvement to link Gujarati villages. India has signed a loan agreement with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for financing of US$329 million for a mega project covering rural roads in Gujarat.

JICF Meeting

Priority projects identified for JICA

Japan-India meeting discuss industries for the region. India has identified Connectivity and Road Network Development, especially inter-State roads & major district roads for the Japan-India Cooperation Forum (JICF).