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Energy projects worth Rs 13,161 crore being implemented under smart cities mission

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

The government has earmarked spending Rs 13,161 crore for energy projects being implemented under the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) with most of the funds dedicated to developing basic infrastructure for enhancing the grid and supply. Also, solar rooftop projects will account...

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More than 11 million face eviction, displacement as India booms

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2019

Last year alone, authorities demolished at least 114 houses every day, evicting about 23 people every hour, according to HLRN’s report published Tuesday in New Delhi. ...

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3 years after launch, New Delhi Municipal Council smart city work in progress

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

On January 28, 2016, 20 cities were chosen through a competitive contest for the government’s urban renewal flagship initiative –– the Smart City Mission. The concept was new –– cities competed...

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LNG demand journey to be shaky in India, slow due to infrastructure limits

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

India’s demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is set to rise by about 10 percent this year even as the country adds import capacity at a faster clip, because infrastructure constraints keep gas...

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Bengaluru: Over 17,000 Bescom meters in Tumakuru to go smart

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) will soon start work on the advanced metering infrastructure project, wherein 17,615 domestic and commercial meters in Tumakuru city will go...

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L&T bags orders worth Rs 1,000 cr-Rs 2,500 cr from power T&D projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

Larsen & Toubro's (L&T) construction arm has bagged orders worth Rs 1,000 cr- Rs 2,500 cr for power transmission and distribution projects, the engineering major said on Tuesday. ...

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New electricity cable infrastructure on cards via Rs 37,000 crore scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2019

The Centre is considering a Rs 37,000-crore scheme to fund new overhead electricity distribution cabling infrastructure in states for prevention of rampant power theft. ...

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India, South Korea sign 7 pacts to enhance cooperation in infra, start-ups

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2019

India and South Korea signed seven agreements on Friday to enhance cooperation in key areas, including infrastructure development, media, start-ups and combating trans-border and international...

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Odisha govt may waive road tax on e-vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 30, 2019

Following the example of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, the state government is planning to waive all kinds of transport-related fees and road tax on the purchase of electric vehicles....

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SECI cancels 2,000 MW wind tender as infra woes keep bidders away

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2018

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has cancelled a recent 2,000 megawatt wind power tender, which was undersubscribed, owing to lack of sufficient transmission infrastructure, officials...

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