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Smart cities take shape two years after launch of Modi’s flagship mission

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2017

Two years after the Central government launched its flagship Smart City Mission, the cities have started smartening up. First off the blocks is Pune with its hi-tech command-and-control centre, which has been developed as the nerve centre for urban governance to centrally...

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BRICS' New Development Bank has 23 projects in pipeline, including 6 in India: K V Kamath

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 7, 2017

The BRICS' New Development Bank has 23 new projects amounting to $six billion in the pipeline for financing, including six ventures in India valued at $1.8 billion, the bank's President K V...

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ADB pledges USD 10 billion for development projects in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday committed USD 10 billion support for infrastructure building and immediate development needs of less-developed states in the country....

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Subject Tags: ADB , development , Investment

Government in talks with SoftBank for funding 2 lakh e-buses

By : sustainabilityo..., May 29, 2017

To promote electric vehicles on a mass scale, the government is holding initial talks with Japanese investment firm SoftBank for low interest funding of 2 lakh electric buses for public...

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Haryana Government to set up renewable energy project at Jhajjar

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2017

While China Light & Power has offered to join hands with the Haryana Government in setting up a Rs 500-crore renewable energy project at Jhajjar, global majors, including United Technologies...

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Gujarat: PM Modi to inaugurate African bank meet today

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2017

In a bid to strengthen economic ties with Africa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will inaugurate the annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Gujarat....

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EESL to invest Rs 1,000 cr under buildings programme

By : sustainabilityo..., May 22, 2017

The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), on Saturday said it would bring investment to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore covering more than 10,000 large government or private buildings in next 2-3...

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After Nirmala Sitharaman visit, Italy evinces interest in Railways, Make in India, Startup India, Digital India

By : sustainabilityo..., May 15, 2017

The bilateral relationship between India and Italy is witnessing significant changes, with a large Italian business delegation visiting India in the last week of April and commerce minister...

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India to launch Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2017

India plans to launch a Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission in December to carry out research to harness ocean resources in a "responsible manner", an official said on Tuesday....

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China-Led AIIB Approves $160M Loan To Finance Indian Power Project

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of US$160 million to finance a project aimed at strengthening power transmission and distribution...

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