A view through an infrastructure investor's prism
Perspectives on infrastructure assets vary widely: While investors focus on investment returns, policymakers analyse both financial and socio-economic benefits. It would be worthwhile for policymakers to view things through an investor's investment prism because an understanding of the critical factors that shape investment decisions will help frame better policies to expedite Indian infrastructure creation. Full Story
The BMC has said that it doesn’t need to submit its proposal for the Goregaon-Mulund Link Road (GMLR) to the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF). The proposed 13.7km connector, 4.7km of which will be through the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), promises to cut down peak-hour travel time between the city’s western and eastern suburbs from over two hours to just 15 minutes, but environmentalists have always been concerned about its effects on a rare green lung of the city.
Technology in retail mall business
Newer technologies have been employed at all stages of real estate business, be they in construction, project management, marketing and sales, or even customer relations. Zaggle's Managing Director & CEO Avinash Godkhindi, explains the intricacies of how technology can impact real estate business especially in the retail sector.
Biggest impetus for us has been concrete road development: Ujjwal Batria
Many infrastructure players feel that the latest slew of government policy decisions
"Accessories industry needs to adapt fast to changing reality"
We delve into the issue of project financing for urban infrastructure projects, the various facets of it and the shortcomings.
"Paint industry is all about giving customers alternatives"
Real estate developers as well as architects have been spoilt for choice when it comes to interior and exterior paints. We speak to an international paint manufacturer about the latest offerings from the industry.
SME sector is uncouth and unfair
We discuss with a market leader in locks about the dynamics of the marketplace.
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How cement industry has fared in the new GST climate
We spoke to JC Toshniwal, Managing Director of Wonder Cement at his office in Udaipur to understand how cement companies find the new laws very industry-friendly, but there are so many other laws which have to be set right to make it easier for cement manufacturers to enjoy ease of doing business while setting up new plants.