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Wednesday , 26 January 2022

Infrastructure

Accelerating Transportation Systems in India

India is one of the largest development partners for JICA. Can you highlight some pointers on this special interest. We support India through ODA loans, technical cooperation and grant aid. In FY18, JICA has supported more than 60 projects in India across vital areas such as transport, water and sanitation, energy, forestry and agriculture, with total annual committed amount of ...

India’s first Underwater Metro Facility

The underwater tunnel below the bed of Hooghly River connect two iconic Indian Railways stations – Howrah Junction and Sealdah which is a result of precise planning and meticulous execution. The twin tunnels were built in just 67 days while the budgeted time for tunnelling the 2.9km stretch was 127 days. Once operational, the service will revolutionise travel in Kolkata. ...

Tunnel project in India

India’s tunnel sector has continued its growth momentum in the past few years. The growth of this sector has been driven by the robust pipeline of projects in the urban rail, railway, roads & highways and hydropower projects. The scope of tunnel projects is also expanding as a result of growing urbanisation and the rising demand for better infrastructure. TrafficInfraTech ...

India’s first world-class Railway Station

Habibganj in Madhya Pradesh will redefine the concept of a railway station in India, becoming India’s first railway station to be redeveloped as a public-private partnership project. It is set to become a swanky commercial hub with shops, offices and hotels. Have you ever seen a railway station in India that has a hotel at its premises, ultramodern commercial shops, ...

Thiruvananthapuram Outer Area Growth Corridor An Infrastructure backbone for Vizhinjam Harbour

The Government of Kerala in 2002- 03 approved a set of projects under Capital Region Development Project (CRDP) for the planned development of the Capital City. These projects are under various stages of implementation. Of this, Thiruvananthapuram City Road Improvement Project, (TCRIP) comprising development, operation and maintenance of approx 42km of important city roads has achieved completion. The Government of ...

Siemens sharpens focus on Innovation and Start-Ups to enhance digitalization offerings

Siemens Innovation Day 2019 showcased innovative solutions that create sustainable value for businesses and societies. Siemens experts from Digital Industries, Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, Mobility, Corporate Technology and Next47 also shared the latest innovations, industry trends, and demonstrated how Siemens solutions create value for customers and society. The IoT solutions developed in India will complement the work done at ...

Bogibeel Rail-cum-Road Bridge: An engineering marvel across the Brahmaputra

Bridging River Brahmaputra has always been a daunting task, the river has been traditionally considered extremely difficult for bridging due to various reasons including its ferocious & unpredictable behaviour, high currents & turbulent waters, widespread erosion of the banks, very short working period & high seismicity and remoteness of the area. With the width ranging from 1.2km to 18km, Brahmaputra ...

Volvo to add in-car sensors

Swedish automaker Volvo hopes to install cameras and sensors in its cars from the early 2020s, monitoring drivers for signs of being drunk or distracted and intervening to prevent accidents. The cameras and sensors will be installed on all models built on its SPA2 platform for larger cars such as the XC90 SUV, on which its driverless cars will also ...

‘Bridging’ the gap

Implemented by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), the 575 metre Signature Bridge links National Highway-1 near the existing T-point at Wazirabad on the western bank of the Yamuna river to the Marginal Bund road at Khajuri Khas on its eastern bank. The main span of the bridge is 251 metres, while the side spans have a total ...