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Shipping Ministry Marine Logistics Portal

The Government of India launched the PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan to increase the execution time of infrastructure projects in India. To achieve this in the shipping industry, the ministry recently launched the Marine Logistics Portal. The portal will bring all the stakeholders in the shipping industry together. It aims to reduce the cost ..

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10th Infrastructure Committee Meet held

The Infrastructure Committee was formed in 2009. The main objective of the committee formation is to speed up the government’s decision on infrastructure projects. The tenth meeting of the committee was recently chaired by the Union Minister of Road Transport Shri Nitin Gadkari. During the meeting, the committee discussed upon issues related to pending environmental ..

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India Infrastructure Project Development Fund Scheme

India Infrastructure Project Development Fund Scheme (IIPDF) was notified by the Indian Government on November 3, 2022. About India Infrastructure Project Development Fund Scheme (IIPDF) The India Infrastructure Project Development Fund Scheme (IIPDF) was launched by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA). This central sector scheme extends financial aid required for the development expenses of ..

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China’s funding CPEC reduced by 56%

In first half of 2022, China’s funding in Pakistan for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had reduced by around 56% in the first half of 2022. Other countries like Russia, Egypt and Sri Lanka also witnessed a reduction by 100% in BRI engagement as compared to first half of 2021. The CPEC project is running ..

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MoSPI report on Cost Overruns of Infrastructure Projects

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) recently released its report on Cost Overruns of the Infrastructure Projects. The ministry monitored the infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 crore. Key Findings of report As per the report, around 450 infrastructure projects have been hit by the cost overruns. Each of the project is worth Rs ..

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March 10: CISF Raising Day

Every year, the Central Industrial Security Force Raising Day is celebrated on March 10. The CISF works under Ministry of Home Affairs. It was set up in 1969 under the CISF act, 1968 passed in Parliament of India. About CISF Though established in 1969, the CISF was made an armed force in 1983. The sanctioned ..

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