What Makes A City A SMART One?

A Smart City is simply a solution to the serious and urgent situation the world faces today. The emergence of Smart Cities is due to the convergence of market conditions, technology innovation, social wants, government needs and the migration to urban environments which is now happening on a global... more →
Posted in: Fresh Investment, Project Alert, Project Development

Uttar Pradesh CM hasty in announcing projects ahead of assembly elections

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Akhilesh is only a CM of Shilanyas”, say opposition parties leaders in Uttar Pradesh. Is it true? As the state election dates came close, the foundation stone-laying and project inauguration actions picked up speed in Uttar Pradesh. It was reported that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav... more →
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Post Demonetisation, Projects Announcement in India

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In some segments of the press, it was recently reported that post demonetisation, announcement of new projects came down drastically. Is this true? Well, the project investment data available for the last quarter indicates no such drastic fall. Project Investment after Demonitisation, Fact As per... more →
Posted in: Fresh Investment, Government, Project Development

Slowdown in project purging; Government driving Projex Cycle

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The latest ProjectsToday Investment Survey indicates that during Apr-Dec 2016, while government dominated the projex cycle, the large scale purging of announced projects slowed down. Central & State government agencies are driving the projex cycle and the trend is expected to continue in the... more →
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Private Cabbies on expansion mode

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Sophisticated cab aggregator services are challenging the traditional ways of transport operators and capturing newer markets through their relatively cheaper on-demand services. Government initiatives to curb pollution through traffic reduction are further raising the demand for these aggregators... more →
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100 % FDI – boon or bane?

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Although over the years the share of Indian agriculture in the nation’s GDP has gone down considerably, the sector cannot be neglected as it provides employment to around 70 per cent of our population. A rise in agricultural productivity can bring about a rise in the standard of living of the people... more →
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Bullet Train – A need or luxury

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It is often asked whether Bullet Trains are a priority in India since expenditure on such projects will be gigantic vis-à-vis their economic benefits. India wants to set up its first bullet train service between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. For this project, at least financing is not a problem. The Japan... more →
Posted in: Fresh Investment, Government, Infrastructure, Project Development

Real Estate in Mumbai: Rising prices and slowing demand

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In a recent media interaction, Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley urged the RBI to reduce interest rate. One of the sectors, which could benefit from this measure is the real estate sector, as lower interest rate would rekindle the demand for new houses. Indian realty sector is currently suffering from... more →
Posted in: Project Development, Project Impediment
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