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Ahmedabad Metro LA signing March 4 2016

JICA extends ODA loan of Rs.4,870 cr for Ahmedabad Metro Project

JICA extends ODA loan of Rs.4,870 cr for Ahmedabad Metro Project

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed an agreement with the Government of India to provide 82.434 billion Japanese Yen (about Rs.4,870 crore) Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan for the development of the metro rail system in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The ODA loan’s conditions are very concessional, i.e. 1.4 per cent of interest rate and 30

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EdEn: Promoting sustainable design goals

Rishika Shroff is one such young sustainable environmental design expert who is passionate about creating a holistic environment that promotes sustainable living. A Master of Architecture from the University of Nottingham, UK, Rishika presently works as an associate at Educated Environments (EdEn), a holistic green solutions provider. In an exclusive conversation with Dibyendu RoyChowdhury, she

Smart Cities: Housing Indians for the future

Rajesh Prajapati writes about the flow of population from rural to urban India while pointing out that more than 40 per cent of India’s population will live in cities by 2030 which necessitates the need to develop smart cities for the future. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to build 100 smart cities by 2020 is

Innovative construction techniques and materials

Kishor Pate explains that the Indian market’s acceptance of housing built with alternate construction materials is still quite low, and there is a fair degree of resistance, both from developers and buyers, to projects built with alternate construction materials. The paradigm for Indian real estate has changed drastically over the last decade. What was before a

Contribution of precast construction – Buildings

Ganapati M G writes about precast construction emerging as a solution for reliable and high quality construction of projects that needs to be completed quickly. Precast concrete construction has been extensively used in infrastructure works from many years. It has helped to complete infrastructure works at faster rate than the earlier traditional construction methods. For

Creating a greener world across India

Pankaj Srivastava writes about Green buildings emerging as a vital part of sustainable development wherein needs of the present are met without compromising ability to meet the needs of future generations. The ever-increasing world population is severely impacting our environment by putting tremendous pressure on the existing resources. During this development process, while it is

Tata Housing launches Avenida in Kolkata

-PV News Bureau Tata Housing Development Company strengthened its presence in Kolkata by launching Avenida strategically located in the Central Business District area of New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata. Avenida is a luxury residential gated community with sleek 29 storied towers designed to balance a sweeping curvilinear boulevard with magnificent views of the green landscape. Avenida

Recent trends in eco-friendly construction across India

With increasing demand for green yet affordable housing from new-age aware buyers, Brotin Banerjee shares recent trends in eco-friendly construction across India. The real estate business has recently started to realize the importance of sustainable projects – but an integrated approach needs to be adopted. Sustainability in all forms is gaining stature and as the