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Public transport is an important element of smart mobility, but it is not the only element – World Bank India

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015

Mr Barjor Mehta and Mr Ke Fang are both specialists at the World Bank India, working on Smart Cities. They gave us exclusive insights on Narendra Modi’s project. This...

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Auto sales increase due to rural sales and better roads

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015

India’s auto sector has recently shown signs of recovery and they may have more to look forward to due to measures announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his Budget...

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New research study: Smart cities and sustainable transport  (1st edition)

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015

In his budget speech, Union Finance Minister Arjun Jaitley said that “unless new cities are developed to accommodate the burgeoning number of people, the existing cities wouldsoon...

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Government exploring dedicated scrapyard for older vehicles

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015

MUMBAI: The ministry of road transport and highways is planning to set up two vehicle scrapyards in the southern and western part of India, said Nitin Gadkari, Union minister of...

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Government exploring dedicated scrapyard for older vehicles

Government exploring dedicated scrapyard for older vehicles

Apr 21, 2015

MUMBAI: The ministry of road transport and highways is planning to set up two vehicle scrapyards in the southern and western part of India, said Nitin Gadkari, Union minister of road, transport and highways, in Mumbai last week. via Government exploring dedicated scrapyard for older vehicles: Nitin Gadkari – The Economic...

Top 5 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars in India

Top 5 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars in India

Apr 21, 2015

More often than not, a car’s mileage is as important a consideration as its price for the common man in India. Despite the country’s raging penchant for mileage, not a lot of manufacturers seem to be able to get it right, while some nail it like there’s no tomorrow. So we shortlisted the top 5 most fuel-efficient cars in India based on their...

Gadkari stresses the need for cement roads

Gadkari stresses the need for cement roads

Apr 21, 2015

Cement roads will save India crores of rupees, according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. At present, there are a total of thirty-six cement makers that have guaranteed supplies of 95 lakh tonnes. These are set lower than the current market price for road building.     “Thirty six cement manufacturers have committed to supplying 95 lakh tonnes through...

40% of highway projects delayed, majority of them managed by NHAI

40% of highway projects delayed, majority of them managed by NHAI

Apr 20, 2015

NEW DELHI: Going by the trends, delay in completion of projects could be the biggest challenge for Narendra Modi government in meeting its target of building 30 km roads and highway by May 2016, the timeline set by highways minister Nitin Gadkari. During last financial year about 40% of projects totaling 14,000 km and costing around Rs 94,000 crore got delayed,...