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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF), a loan financing facility for enhancing post-harvest infrastructure, August 09(PTI)

Boosting agricultural infra

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 08:10 PM IST
It will help. But the economy needs immediate support too
State governments that account for more than half of all government-funded capital expenditure in the economy have resorted to the deepest cuts in spending.(Bloomberg)
State governments that account for more than half of all government-funded capital expenditure in the economy have resorted to the deepest cuts in spending.(Bloomberg)

States go slow on infra spend amid fund crunch

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanya Thomas, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 09:09 AM IST
Preliminary data from public sources and conversations with consultants and engineering companies show that many states have postponed tendering for new projects in the past few months, while ongoing projects are facing delays.
The funds have been sought to renovate the infrastructure and create new buildings.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The funds have been sought to renovate the infrastructure and create new buildings.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Punjab Engineering College seeks 750 crore from UT administration for infra revamp

Hinduatan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 07:20 AM IST
The institute has sought a grant of 150 crore every year for a period of five years
Defunct compost pits near the MC office in Patiala on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
Defunct compost pits near the MC office in Patiala on Monday.(HT PHOTO)

Patiala MC’s existing infra for waste management in a shambles

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Harmandeep Singh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2019 11:22 PM IST
The civic body has about 75 honeycomb aerobic compost pits of which, 20 are out of service
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Like Mohali, Chandimandir cantonment also lacks infra to draw additional water

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 01:11 AM IST
The Shiv Sena, which controls the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Friday blamed Metro construction and other development work in Mumbai for waterlogging across the city after the heavy rain spell. (Photo by Aalok Soni/ Hindustan Times)
The Shiv Sena, which controls the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Friday blamed Metro construction and other development work in Mumbai for waterlogging across the city after the heavy rain spell. (Photo by Aalok Soni/ Hindustan Times)

Shiv Sena blames Metro, infra works for waterlogging in Mumbai

Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 01:43 AM IST
The Metro work is being handled by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), a body headed by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
The civic body’s garden department has also put forward a proposal to cut down 62 dead and dangerous trees across the city.(HT image)
The civic body’s garden department has also put forward a proposal to cut down 62 dead and dangerous trees across the city.(HT image)

753 trees set to be axed for infrastructure; send objections soon

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 03:25 AM IST
The proposals have been made mainly for major infrastructure projects including the Mumbai Train Harbour Link (MTHL) at Sewri and the Kurla-Vakola elevated road at Vakola.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government completes 50 days in second term.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government completes 50 days in second term.(PTI)

From jobs to farm and infra, target set for $5 trillion economy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 11:32 PM IST
As the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government completes its 50th day, Centre has laid the road map for investment and growth.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Delhi chief secretary to furnish a status report about compliance of its order to enhance the Forest Department’s staff strength and providing proper infrastructure and equipment to its officials.(Hindustan Times)
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Delhi chief secretary to furnish a status report about compliance of its order to enhance the Forest Department’s staff strength and providing proper infrastructure and equipment to its officials.(Hindustan Times)

Enhancement of forest department staff, infra: NGT directs chief secretary to furnish report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2019 03:54 AM IST
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel passed the order after noting that no such report has been submitted despite March 25 order of the tribunal.
Civic chief Praveen Pardeshi said Mumbai’s infrastructure is not capable of handling climate change and change in rainfall pattern.(HT File)
Civic chief Praveen Pardeshi said Mumbai’s infrastructure is not capable of handling climate change and change in rainfall pattern.(HT File)

Mumbai’s infra can’t handle change in rainfall pattern, climate change : BMC chief

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Since the 2005 deluge, Pardeshi said, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has spent thousands of crores on monsoon preparedness, but expectations keep rising.
Last week, Gurugram was engulfed by a massive dust storm.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo (Representational image))
Last week, Gurugram was engulfed by a massive dust storm.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo (Representational image))

Cities must preserve natural infra to survive climate change crisis

UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Climate change is real and cities have a big role to play in surviving and addressing this crisis.
Industry experts warn that unless these crucial steps are implemented, the sector would continue to see a slide in passenger traffic numbers.(Representative Image/Reuters File Photo)
Industry experts warn that unless these crucial steps are implemented, the sector would continue to see a slide in passenger traffic numbers.(Representative Image/Reuters File Photo)

Jet fuel tax rejig, infra required to spur air traffic growth, say experts

New Delhi/Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 11:15 AM IST
In April, the air passenger traffic declined (-) 4.50 per cent to 1.09 crore in April from 1.15 crore reported for the corresponding month of the previous fiscal.
Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit during one of her poll rallies in Delhi.(HT Photo)
Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit during one of her poll rallies in Delhi.(HT Photo)

In Delhi, nationalism pitch may be blunted by infra, education

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 01:04 PM IST
A look at the Sheila Dikshit constituency and how things have changed on the ground since AAP came into the picture.
Shreya Gadepalli, during brainstorming session with experts on road traffic at HT Office, in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Shreya Gadepalli, during brainstorming session with experts on road traffic at HT Office, in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Opinion | Investing in infra for walking is top priority

By Shreya Gadepalli
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 01:16 AM IST
Even diehard gearheads, wearing N99 masks or from within the inner sanctums of their four-wheel drive, would agree that Delhi faces a crisis, says
The entry point for school education in the Delhi is nursery admission, which is a highly competitive process with most parents in the city struggling to secure a seat in a few schools of their choice.
The entry point for school education in the Delhi is nursery admission, which is a highly competitive process with most parents in the city struggling to secure a seat in a few schools of their choice.

Delhi govt and private schools to be graded based on academics, infrastructure

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Heena Kausar
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 09:13 AM IST
To evaluate schools on the teaching-learning parameters, the institutes will be asked to submit information on the number of teachers, students, classrooms, library and laboratory facilities.
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