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Promoting Coastal Shipping Under Sagarmala

The Ministry of Shipping has formulated a revised Central Sector Scheme to provide financial support to major or non-major ports or state governments for creation of infrastructure for movement of cargo or passenger by sea or National Waterways. This is in line with the Ministry’s port-led- development program-Sagarmala for creating better infrastructure and promoting costal […]

TV Sandeep Reddy

“Delays are the Biggest Problems for Any Projects” TV Sandeep Reddy, Managing Director, Gayatri Projects Limited informs that there has been a big gap between traffic and revenue projections and what’s happening on the ground for the BOT projects. If the government wants to revive this model and bring in more private investment, perhaps it […]

P C Grover

“Govt Officials should be Encouraged to Take Bonafide Decisions” The companies which are under corporate debt restructuring, they should not be barred by central or state agencies from bidding, states P C Grover, Director, National Highways Builders Federation (NHBF). What is the update on road development? What are the key trends? What are the opportunities […]

D K Sen

“Delays in Clearances Still Plaguing Execution of Road Projects” The major benefit from the amended Model Concession Agreement is that developers are saved from having to lock up their money for long periods, informs D K Sen, Whole Time Director and Senior Vice President (Infrastructure), L&T in an interaction with CT. What is the update […]

Bajrang Kumar Choudhary

“Getting Finances Has Always Been a Challenge”   We also need to understand that the failure of the PPP model in infrastructure, and more specifically in highways sector, is not so much due to deficiencies in the model but largely due to failure in implementation, states Bajrang Kumar Choudhary, CEO – Infrastructure Project Development, Srei […]

Ashish Tandon

“Govt Needs to Play a Key Role in Relieving Financial Stress in the Sector” Doubling the cap on equity contribution by NHAI will make more projects viable at a time when a majority of BOT projects being awarded are on a grant basis, states Ashish Tandon, MD, Egis India in an interaction with CT.   […]