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Last updated: Apr 27 2017 09:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Monorail set to miss its 15th deadline 27.4.2017 DNA: India
Despite all assurances, Mumbai Monorail continues to remain a bagful of woes. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has yet again failed to meet deadlines. Last year, authorities had said that the second phase between Wadala Depot to Jacob Circle will be commissioned in May 2017. With just three days of April left, the balance five monorail trains are no where in sight. The safety trials too for the second phase have not yet taken off. The new deadline is now October, which is the 16th deadline for the second phase. "Safety trials on the entire corridor will commence only in July," said a source. At the moment, series of initial level tests are being conducted. Of the 14 monorail trains, five are yet to arrive in Mumbai. Senior MMRDA officials are tight-lipped on the delivery of these remaining five trains. The another major problem that needs to be tackled is making the existing fleet of 10 monorail trains fit for passenger operations. The second phase stretches just over 10 km. ...
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Call for more discussions on light metro project 12.4.2017 Hindu: News
KSSP to request State government not to hurry with its plans
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Monorail Phase II delayed yet again, services may run in Oct 11.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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French MoS for Transport, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Mr. Alain Vidalies calls on Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu 11.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The French Minister of State for Transport, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, Mr. Alain Vidalies called on the Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu here today.
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Sustainable strategies for traffic management in Bengaluru 8.4.2017 Hindu: News
Better pedestrian facilities, developed roads and affordable public transport system, among others, could ease situation
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Full-fledged metro trials underway 31.3.2017 Hindu: News
BMRCL will seek final approval to commence operations at the end of April
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State okays MMRDA’s ₹6,976-cr budget 30.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Focus on Metro lines, road network and water resources
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7 city metro projects receive Rs 3,210 crore 29.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Government wants its share if any infra project hikes price of your house 28.3.2017 ET: Policy
Gauba said his ministry would work with states and local bodies to develop and implement VCF methods for resource generation right from a project's feasibility study stage.
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Centre frames infra policy to check challenges of urbanisation 27.2.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
The National Transit Oriented Development Policy seeks to promote Transit-Oriented Development
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Government formulates policy for development near urban transit corridors 27.2.2017 ET: Infrastructure
Though the Centre had notified the TOD policy in early 2015, there was no clarity on the process for various sanctions -- management of open spaces, parking space, water requirement, etc.
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Centre frames infrastructure policy to check challenges of urbanisation 26.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
To address the emerging urbanisation challenges, the government has come out with an infrastructure policy to promote living close to mass public transport corridors like metro, monorail and bus rapid transit, an official statement said on Sunday.
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Ministry of UD to push dense urban growth along mass transit corridors for better living experience 26.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
To effectively address the emerging urbanization challenges, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a multi-pronged policy framework to promote living close to mass urban transit corridors. This new initiatives seeks to promote ‘Transit Oriented Development (TOD)’ which enables people to live within walking or cycling distance from transit corridors like the Metros, Monorail and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors, currently being taken up on a large scale.
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‘Coimbatore in need of metro train, not mono rail’ 26.2.2017 Hindu: News
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) has urged Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami to announce metro train scheme for Coimbatore, saying the mono rail scheme he promised to implement woul...
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On Jayalalithaa's birthday, factions compete to gain support 24.2.2017 Business Standard: News Now
On the 69th birthday of late J Jayalalithaa, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the factions emerged after her death have reinstated their stand against the the rival faction while paying tribute to the late leader. Deepa Jayakumar, niece of Jayalalithaa also launched a new party announcing its plans to contest in the by election and local government elections in the State.Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, who has been elected by the V K Sasikala faction, after paying tribute to Jayalalithaa, initiated planting 69 lakh tree sapplings in the state to commemorate the deceased leader's birthday. He said that the government is following the development projects started by Jayalalithaa and later in Coimbatore announced plans to launch mono rail, as per her wish. He also announced compensation Meanwhile, O Panneerselvam, who started a revolt against the Sasikala faction after submitting his resignation as the Chief Minister of the state earlier in February, claimed ...
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DMK behind abusive calls to MLAs: Velumani 23.2.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
AIADMK would soon lodge a complaint with the Police, says the Minister
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BJP-Shiv Sena are ghee khichdi, will reunite after BMC polls: Congress 16.2.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Terming the BJP and Shiv Sena as nothing but 'ghee-khichdi', the Congress today said the two parties will reunite after the civic polls.
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BMC’s budget Rs 37K cr, yet city lacks infra: PC 12.2.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Metro policy lays track for rapid transit system 2.2.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2.35 lakh cr investment proposals 21.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday.
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