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Six Indian infrastructure projects among world's top 100 list

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    Gujarat International FinanceTec (GIFT) City

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    Traditional financial services and IT centers may soon be looking over their shoulders at the Gujarat International FinanceTec City (GIFT) in India.This US$20 billion mega- project combines state-of-the-art connectivity, infrastructure and transportation with sustainable, environmentally sensitive growth. Although only two of the planned buildings have been constructed, new Indian prime minister Narendra Modi ...

    Yamuna Expressway
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    While China and Brazil focus on heavy rail corridors, India has addressed its road and urban rail networks. Opened in 2012, the 165-kilometer, six-lane yamuna Expressway is India’s longest motorway, connecting the capital New Delhi with Agra and creating a corridor for economic growth. By dramatically reducing the travel time between these two historic cities, the US$1.9 billion project will have a lasting impact on villagers, tourists, traders

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    Delhi Metro
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    1. GIFT | Six Indian infrastructure projects among world's top 100 list - Yahoo India Finance
      Ten years after its first line opened, the US$2.3 billion Delhi Metro continues to expand, setting a shining example of how to carry out an effective public works program. Taking heed of the problems experienced by the Kolkata Metro – which was badly delayed and 12 times over budget – the development team utilized innovative procurement and strong project and contract management techniques.(Text: KPMG)

      Mundra Mega Power Project
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      The US$4.4 billion Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project is a major, coal-fired thermal power plant serving the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Haryana and Punjab. A 25-year concession has been led in what is a landmark PPP for the Indian energy sector.

      Interceptor sewage system
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      New Delhi has struggled to keep raw sewage from flowing into and polluting theYamuna River. India’s US$323 million Interceptor Sewage System is designed to divert sewage to treatment plants, enabling the river’s water to be used for horticulture and cleaning purposes. (Text: KPMG)

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    2. Narmada Canal-top Solar project
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    4. Another innovative initiative in the Indian state of Gujarat conserves water and generates energy.The US$17.9 million Narmada Canal Solar project will place a solar photovoltaic grid over the top of a 5.5-kilometer section of the canal, preventing water from evaporating and producing renewable power. In a form of PPP, Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited will build the plant and maintain it for 25 years.
     
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