From power transmission success, Railways hiring 2 lakh workers to, Delhi airport, how India’s infrastructure is progressing
From power transmission success, Railways hiring 2 lakh workers to, Delhi airport, how India’s infrastructure is progressing.
The grid now has more than 3.7 lakh circuit km of extra-high voltage AC lines with a transformation capacity of 7 lakh MVA and inter-regional capacity of 75,050 MW.
Sensible: CivAvMin rationalises parts of UDAN regional scheme.
Changes relate to dilution of route exclusivity & Proximus airports defines UDAN tweaked The VGF for helicopter operations has been increased, and small planes are allowed.
The ‘150-km distance’ (between origin and destination) rule has been abolished while multiple carriers may fly on a particular route, with NOC from airline with the winning bid.
Push: SEZs generated huge buzz in UPA times.
NDA’s Coastal Econom Zones is a relevant idea but needs to be pushed far more aggressively Make coastal economic zones a priority The Sagarmala programme envisages the creation of 14 coastal economic zones, with port-proximate industrial clusters as its backbone.
Clean chit for Solar projects: EnvMin announces that Environmental Clearance for solar projects will henceforth not be required.
The govt has drawn up a `2.8 lakh crore investment plan for the Railways, with improving safety as one of the targets.
Delhi Airport in for massive `16,000 cr expansion that will 2X capacity by 2021.