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India eyes 60 per cent share of global ship recycling business; higher GDP contribution: Mandaviya
Currently, India recycles around 300 of the 1,000 ships which are demolished per annum globally. However, countries like Japan, Europe and the US were not sending their ships for recycling to India in the absence of ratification of a global convention. That scenario is set to change with the Recycling of Ships Act, 2019.
Budget stresses on massive infra investments to become USD 5 trn economy
Sitharaman said infrastructure financing needs have been estimated a...
Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman highlights infra projects bridging rural urban divide
Sitharaman said that steps were taken to boost infrastr...
Budget 2019: India must spend $200 billion on infra annually; harnessing private investment a challenge, says Economic Survey
To achieve the target of USD 10 trillion economy size by 2032, a robust and resilient infrastructure system is required, supported by adequate private investments, the survey document noted.
Budget will spur India’s overall growth focus clearly on taking the economy to $5 trillion in a few years
Government is expected to invest $1,400 bn over next several years on nation-building.
View: Budget announcements on infrastructure must be backed by policy reforms
The vision laid out in the Budget is ambitious. Special attention has been paid to road and railway sectors.
Public-private partnership to be unleashed to develop rail infrastructure: FM
Given the expenditure of Rs 1.4 to 1.6 lakh crore per year, it could take decades to complete the projects.
D-Street’s hunt for big bets under Modi 2.0 leading to an old theme
This theme is widely looked upon as a favourite for the next five years.
Coastal Shipping, Jobs for Coastal communities a priority: Mansukh Mandaviya
Fishermen and people across India's 7,300-km coastline have been traditionally dependent on sea for livelihood.
On anvil: ₹30 Lakh crore transport boost
The largest chunk is proposed to be invested in railways, river-linking and highway expansion programme.
India’s steel consumption to cross psychological 100-million tonne mark in 2019
The consumption growth is tipped to be driven by a expected 7.1% growth in domestic steel demand in calendar year 2019 , the ISA said.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust development works will generate 1.25 lakh jobs: Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari said development of various projects undertaken by Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust will generate employment for nearly 1.25 lakh people residing in the region.
Investment in 17 entities under shipping ministry hiked to Rs 5,778 cr for FY'20
Blue economy refers to sustainable use of marine resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs while preserving the health of marine ecosystem.
Set up separate dept for logistics to improve transport sector: PM's advisory panel
The prime minister has set an ambitious target to realise a quantum jump in Doing Business and LPI ranks within the next 2-3 years.
Projects worth Rs 44.6k crore underway for rail connectivity to ports
This is especially significant as the new line will pass through key Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor nodes.
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