Infra 2017

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Union Budget 2017: An integrated oil giant proposed to take on global rivals
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Union Budget 2017: An integrated oil giant proposed to take on global rivals

There are a dozen state-run oil and gas companies but they do not have the financial power to rival global oil majors in bids for overseas oil assets.

Budget 2017: Support for renewable energy minuscule; why cos may be unhappy?
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Budget 2017: Support for renewable energy minuscule; why cos may be unhappy?

When there are a number of gaping flaws in the sector which reappear periodically, it may be a bit too soon for the Government to take a back seat

Budget 2017 gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts
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Budget 2017 gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts

For the transport sector as a whole, including railways, road, shipping, the Government has made a provision of Rs 2.41 trillion in 2017-18.

Budget 2017: Jaitley announces one lakh crore safety fund for accident-prone railways
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Budget 2017: Jaitley announces one lakh crore safety fund for accident-prone railways

With railways plagued by repeated derailments, government on Wednesday proposed setting up of a special safety fund of Rs one lakh crore that will cover upgradation of tracks and signalling besides elimination of unmanned level crossings.

Budget 2017: Telecom cos should get incentivised deduction for R&D expenses incurred
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Budget 2017: Telecom cos should get incentivised deduction for R&D expenses incurred

Telecom companies are required to invest in R&D in new technologies to remain relevant at the very least

Govt has kept the promise on roads and highways but sector needs more funds
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Govt has kept the promise on roads and highways but sector needs more funds

Budget should also propose setting up of logistics parks along national highway corridors linking ports and manufacturing hubs, setting up of bus ports with better facilities requires be given priority

Higher budgetary allocation to railways, roads, ports can kickstart the ailing investment cycle
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Higher budgetary allocation to railways, roads, ports can kickstart the ailing investment cycle

Infra sector expects some more innovative project models like the Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) which was taken up in roads sector which can result in better risk sharing and attract participation

Smart Cities need access to external funding; here's how Arun Jaitley can do it in budget
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Smart Cities need access to external funding; here's how Arun Jaitley can do it in budget

The total investment required as per the Smart City proposals of 60 cities is estimated at Rs 1.34 lakh crore or approximately $20 billion

Logistics push: Budget should focus on port connectivity and warehouse consolidation for higher growth
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Logistics push: Budget should focus on port connectivity and warehouse consolidation for higher growth

GST would bring about consolidation of warehouses which would now be set up closer to the area of consumption

What logistics and warehousing sector expect from this Budget; here are the 10 key points
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What logistics and warehousing sector expect from this Budget; here are the 10 key points

A systemic focused allocation or sops in the Budget 2017 is necessary and vital to keep up the pace of growth in logistics infrastructure

Railways may create Rs 6.7 trillion business opportunity in 5 years, says report
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Railways may create Rs 6.7 trillion business opportunity in 5 years, says report

The business opportunities could be the largest compared to rest of the world except China and would be more than 2.5 times the capital expenditure seen in five fiscals to 2015

Budget wishlist: Stable fiscal regime in oil & natural gas needed to attract investments
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Budget wishlist: Stable fiscal regime in oil & natural gas needed to attract investments

For India’s energy security, it is critical that we incentivise investment in the entire value chain of oil and gas sector including pipelines, CGD network and LNG.

Railway accidents: Here's how last year's budget may have compromised on safety
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Railway accidents: Here's how last year's budget may have compromised on safety

The railways has also failed to fill the crucial posts for safety staff across the country, which is a serious cause of concern and highlights a clear case of neglect and apathy

Railways seeks gross budgetary support of Rs 50,000 crore for FY'18
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Railways seeks gross budgetary support of Rs 50,000 crore for FY'18

Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) of Rs Rs 40,000 crore was announced in the 2015-16 Rail Budget. However, the Finance Ministry for the current year had slashed it to Rs 28,000 crore, citing slow spending pace.

Railway accidents: Union Budget likely to propose Rs 1 lakh crore safety fund
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Railway accidents: Union Budget likely to propose Rs 1 lakh crore safety fund

The government is looking to float a special fund called Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh

Renewable energy: Address these issues urgently; 2017 could be a tipping point
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Renewable energy: Address these issues urgently; 2017 could be a tipping point

From funding to land availability, here are eight issues plaguing the renewable energy sector; will the Union Budget 2017 address these?

Exclusive: Suresh Prabhu's tweets won't save Indian Railways; with rock bottom op ratio, it's never been this bad
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Exclusive: Suresh Prabhu's tweets won't save Indian Railways; with rock bottom op ratio, it's never been this bad

Train accidents in the recent past, unending passenger complaints, and falling revenues are some of the issues that will haunt the railway minister in the upcoming Union Budget presentation on 1 February

Budget 2017: Govt may cut personal income, corporate tax rates to boost economy
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Budget 2017: Govt may cut personal income, corporate tax rates to boost economy

Among the measures expected, the finance minister may look at putting in more cash in the hands of individuals by reducing the personal income tax slabs

Railways needs a revenue manager, not a tariff regulator; here's why
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Railways needs a revenue manager, not a tariff regulator; here's why

On long-haul sectors such as Mumbai-Delhi and Delhi-Sealdah, the Rajdhanis have been beaten by airlines.

Govt should consider tax consolidation regime for road, power sectors
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Govt should consider tax consolidation regime for road, power sectors

The government is pushing its agenda of ending unnecessary litigations and to that effect, it has issued multiple circulars/notifications in the last two years.