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21 Aug 2017

China to promote private investment

China will take more steps to boost private investment, the state planner said on Friday, as policymakers seek to keep growth steady while reducing the economy’s reliance on state spending. A sharp slowdown in private investment last year forced Beijing to rely more heavily on fiscal spending and investment by

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21 Aug 2017

Manila seeks $771.3-M fresh ADB financing

The Philippines has proposed some $771.3 million worth of projects for Asian Development Bank (ADB) financing as of the first semester of 2017. The pipeline included various loan-, technical assistance- and grant-funded projects for infrastructure, finance, education, employment and others. The project with the largest proposed funding is the Secondary

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21 Aug 2017

Young entrepreneurs suggest more Public Private Partnerships to Niti Aayog

India’s young entrepreneurs called for the greater involvement of the private sector and more public-private partnerships (PPP) as part of suggestions to prepare a new policy template for the country. More than 200 of them pitched for leveraging the strength of non-state entities to develop India’s soft power, improve education

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17 Aug 2017

Centre approves new Metro policy, focus on PPP in project

With a focus on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration, Centre approved a new Metro Policy on Wednesday. The policy opens a window for private investments across a range of metro operations making public private partnership (PPP) component mandatory for availing central assistance for new metro projects. Speaking

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11 Aug 2017

RS 1,897 CR ALLOCATED FOR HIGHWAYS DEVELOPMENT: CENTRE

A sum of  Rs 1,897 crore have been allocated for the construction of National Highways during the last three years in Chhattisgarh under head National Highway (Original) and National Highway Development Programme-IV, the Central Government has informed. There are 18 numbers of National Highways passing through Chhattisgarh, it informed. A

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09 Aug 2017

TSSC, IBM to Build Tech Skills Across Indian Telecom Sector

Under the collaboration, TSSC and IBM will provide students and young professionals with a programme designed to train them in technologies including Big Data, Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile application development. Software major IBM and Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) have collaborated to explore how the organisations in

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07 Aug 2017

Two European cos show interest in Elephanta ropeway project

Two global cable car makers — France-based Poma and Austrian Doppelmayr Cable Car — have shown interest in developing the first ropeway service in the megapolis between Sewree and the Elephanta Island. Earlier this year, the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), which proposed the plan, had invited expression of interest (EoI)

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HT Exclusive: Profile Shoot Of Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu
07 Aug 2017

Biggest station redevelopment programme in the world: Railway Minister

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu explains to Shantanu Nandan Sharma that the station redevelopment plan and the new bidding method are more transparent than the conventional Swiss challenge model. On the progress of station redevelopment We have taken concrete steps for development of 100 railway stations across the country. These are

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04 Aug 2017

Sri Lanka to set up new public-private funded university

Cabinet nod has been received to establish an international level university in Sri Lanka under a public-private partnership model. Accordingly, the cabinet has approved a proposal submitted by the Prime Minister to set up a non-profit oriented company limited by guarantee to initiate the process. In the beginning, the university

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04 Aug 2017

More PPP projects implemented as China seeks infrastructure funding

More public-private partnership (PPP) projects were implemented in the first half of the year as China sought private funding for infrastructure construction, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday. As of the end of June, 2,021 PPP projects had entered the implementation phase, with a total investment of 3.3 trillion

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