November 2016

November 2016

A slew of policy decisions by the Narendra Modi led government
to inject private investment impetus to road, port, airport and railway
infrastructure projects is aimed at making infrastructure projects
a 'bankable' proposition for EPC contractors and developers, but,
land acquisition issues, judicial interjection that curtails profits of
infrastructure concessionaires using the definition of 'reasonable profits'
threatens to hold back infra development

October 2016

October 2016

GST… What’s in it for infra? The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been a long time coming.
India Infrastructure Incorporated (read developers and contractors), especially infra services
providers, are now gearing up to know the incremental (or negative) impact the proposed GST
regime will unleash upon their respective businesses.

September 2016

September 2016

Cover story: GST implications for the Infrastructure sector.
Feature stories
a) Smart Urban Transportation.
b) Changing regulatory landscape - Mining
c) Power transmission. d)Infrastructure PPP.

August 2016

August 2016

The Great PPP Conundrum:
Despite the need for huge investment the government has failed to enthus
the private sector in the nation building programme.
Exclusive: Anil Swarup, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Government of India.
Interaction: Dr. Manjit Singh, Principal Secretary, Government of Rajasthan.
Feature: Coal and Mining.

July 2016

July 2016

Metronomics
Urban infra projects have to move from being mere welfare measures to sustainable business ventures.
Feature: Logistics
Interview: Anil Valluri, President, India & SAARC Operations, NetApp.
Focus Pre-engineered buildings
Up the Ladder: Scott Robson, Chief Financial Officer, APM Terminals India Pvt Ltd.

June 2016

June 2016

Net Result The building of the information superhighway
under the Digital India initiative will be as historic an
achievement as the arrival of the rail-road in the
Indian subcontinent in 1853.
Feature: Ports Infrastructure.
Focus: Aerobridges
Insight: Is Jha, CMD, Power Grid
Bankers Talk: AP Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI

May 2016

May 2016

Railways on Overdrive: Chug-chugging its way to becoming
the world's fourth railway network since rail was first introduced
to India in 1853, Indian Railways is finally getting a much-needed
makeover.

Annual 2015

Annual 2015

12th Anniversary
Infrastructure For a Better Tommorrow
Transport Mining Irrigation
A Journey Towards Transcendence:
25+ Years of Rich Experience - Sadbhav

April 2016

April 2016

The Road to Safety
Road safet legislation in India has run into heavy traffic.
The country will pay a heavy price with each passing hour
as it delays the introduction of the important Road Transport
and Safety Bill.
Freewheeling Greg Bentley, CEO, Bentley Systems
Feature PEB
Focus Tunnelling
Up the Ladder Rohan Suryavanshi, Head, Strategy & Planning, Dilip Buildcon.

March 2016

March 2016

Indian Waterways
A Route Canal Treatment
It's a shame that both coastal shipping and inland waterways
have lagged the growth in roads and railways. The good news
is water transport may be finally getting its due.
Feature: Project Management | Aviation Infra | Mass Urban Metro
Budget Special: Analysis

February 2016

February 2016

A Towering Problem: Criss-crossing the airwaves, radio frequencies (RF) have woven a
tangled web of confusion that has the world's leading scientific
authorities at loggerheads. We are none the wiser.
Exclusive Interview: Michael Repacholi, Founder Chairman, ICNIRP & Former head, WHO
EMF Project.
Bankers Talk: Rajiv Lall, MD & CEO, IDFC Bank.

January 2016

January 2016

Happy New Infrastructure!
Clearly, the government had saved the best for
the last with a flurry of policy decisions at the
year end. Infrastructure is clearly in for better
times in 2016.
Special Report: Invest Karnataka 2016
Feature: Renewable Energy.

December 2015

December 2015

Cover Story: Finding the right road The moot question
is whether good intent has been accompanied by
careful planning.
Feature: Fathoming the deeps Grappling with funding,
infrastructure and policyrelated impediments, the sector
has many nautical miles to cover before it can be at the
high port.

November 2015

November 2015

Hitting The Road: India's Infrastructure story
is drawing attention from global investors.
Focus: Construction Equipment.
Leature: Logistics | Electricity Distribution.

October 2015

October 2015

Blue Gold: India's water infrastructure is in hsambles.
The government needs to act. Now.
Focus: Airport Infrastructure.
Feature: Pre-Engineered Buildings.
Spotlight: Vikram Solar, Waaree Group.

September 2015

September 2015

Setting Sail: with the government's focus on ports-led
development, the Indian maritime industry is poised
to ride the crest of a new wave of growth.
Focus: High Speed Rail
Bankers Talk: Shalabh Tandon, Manager, Infrastructure &
Natural Resources, IFC South Asia

August-2015

August-2015

Road to Recovery
The road sector has gathered steam with the government’s
focus on the revival of the investment cycle. In order to
attract the developers, the government announced it would
award the projects on the Hybrid Annuity Model and Swiss
Challenge basis.
Focus Project Management
Feature Wastewater Management | Telecom Infrastructure
and more

July-2015

July-2015

Cover Story: Port of Call
Maritime Agenda 2020, revival of the Sagarmala project and
stimulus to the manufacturing sector through the ‘Make in India’
campaign bode well for the ports. However, the government
first requires to improve the existing ailing infrastructure of the
ports in order to bring efficiency and modernisation to them,
while adding capacity in terms of new ports.
and more

June-2015

June-2015

Cover Story: Can we re-invent our SEZs?
The SEZs were established with the intention
of bringing exportoriented growth to the country,
ultimately, giving a boost to employment generation
and earning of precious foreign currency. Has it
achieved the goal for which the SEZs were created?
and more

May-2015

May-2015

Cover Story: Can Prabhu bring Indian Railways on track?
In the recent Budget, Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has
announced a slew of investment plans for enhancing IR's capacity.
However, are these plans adequate enough to bring railways on track?
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Railways require capital infusion
and more

April-2015

April-2015

Issue Highlight
Cover Story: Will the Plug-and-play click?
A majority of experts ardently hope the "plug-and-play project"
won't fizzle out the same way PPP did after the initial burst of
enthusiasm and success.
and more

March-2015

March-2015

Issue Highlight
Target Sustainability, Become Smart:
The smart city development framework in
India needs to evolve around the goals for
sustainable development.
and more

February-2015

February-2015

Issue Highlight
The infrastructure industry estimates that falling
crude oil prices, lower fuel subsidies along recent diesel
could together add almost Rs 1.1 trillion to the Union Budget.
and more

January-2015

January-2015

Cover Story: PSUs Open Sesame!
Public Sector Units (PSUs) will be pushing the growth
engine of the country, be it through almost 18 lakh
acres of land reserves with these companies or the cash
reserves of almost Rs 2,00,229 crore kept as bank deposits
by these enterprises. With ambitious growth plans announced
for 2015, a capex blitz by companies.
and more

11Th Anniversary 2014 Special Issue

11Th Anniversary 2014 Special Issue

COVER STORY: MODI-fied India - With a stable government and
clearer policies with speedier clearances and a focus on making India a
business-friendly destination, Narendra Modi is beginning to add pace
to the India growth story.
and more

December-2014

December-2014

Cover Story: Infra Outlook 2015- Gaining Lost
Ground With a stable, reform-friendly government in place,
the Indian infrastructure growth story is looking for the
right implementation strategy and on-ground action. Here
are the key current infrastructure trends and the outlook for 2015.
and more

November-2014

November-2014

Cover Story
Making India - The Small Window Of Opportunity For
The Country Requires Every Possible Effort To Make
The Most Of The Supporting Environment To Push The
Make In India Campaign And The Indian Growth Story.
Interview: Amit Gossain, President, Indian
Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (Icema).
Feature: Chain Of Development.
And More...

October-2014

October-2014

Cover Story
Injecting Hope - A Slew Of Measures To
Infuse The Much-Needed Cash-Flow Into
The Infrastructure Sector Have Been Introduced
To Push Growth. However, Missing Links Like
Deepening The Bond Market In The Country Remain
To Be Explored To Further Accelerate Growth.
Interview With Vishwas Udgirkar, Senior Director,
Deloitte India.
And More...

September-2014

September-2014

Cover Story
Fdi: The Ultimate Game-Changer - Though
Investment In Infrastructure Is Expected To
Touch $1,025 Billion In The Twelfth Five-Year
Plan (2012-17), Many Hurdles Are Choking
Investment Inflows Despite The Government's
Overdrive To Attract Funds.
Focus: Maritime Infrastructure - Still Sailing.
Analysis: The Water Route.
And More

August-2014

August-2014

Cover Story: Transforming Our Cities
- Cities That Have A Perfect Socioeconomic Set-Up
With An Integrated Technological Base Have Become
The Need Of The Hour Owing To Rapid Pace Of Urbanization.
And More

July-2014

July-2014

This June Issue Contains
Cover Story: India Unleashed -
Bankers Talk | Special Report | Special
Feature | Feature.
And More

June-2014

June-2014

This June Issue Contains
Cover Story: A Balancing Act - In Its Efforts
To Plug The Loopholes In The Existing Law,
The New Act Is So Thoroughly Prescriptive,
That Its Implementation, And Costs For
Compliance Have Been Called Into Question.
And More

May-2014

May-2014

This Issue Contains
Cover Story:Still Bill - The Fate Of The
Pending Bills Hangs In The Hands Of The New
Government And It Remains To Be Seen Whether
The Next Government Will Reintroduce Legislation
Addressing These Issues And To What Extent The New
Legislations Will Incorporate The Recommendations Of
Standing Committees.
And More

April-2014

April-2014

This Issue Contains
Cover Story: Infrastructure Debt Funds - Finally
The Cure? - Long-Term Financing Has Been Ailing The
Infrastructure Sector For A Considerable Time, Making
Alternative Non-Banking Financing Options
Like Idfs More Viable.
And More

March-2014

March-2014

Cover Story: Urban Projects- Chequered Growth
Directionless:The Infrstructure Space Is In For A Major Overhaul.
Airport Infrastructure: Aai Will Safeguard Its Employee Interest.
And More

February-2014

February-2014

This February Issue Contains:
Cover Story: Mining - The Man-Mine
Balance-Rehabilitation And Resettlement (R&R)
Has Become The New Matter Of Interest In Mining
Activity, Even As Three Laws Or Soon-To-Be Laws May
Change The Industry's Bottom Lines..
And More

January-2014

January-2014

In January Issue You Can Read.
Cover Story: Taking Stock - Domino Effect -
Too Late To Stop? - Although Major Policy Changes
Were Enacted Last Year, The Slide Of Both The Economy
And The Sentiment Has Only Hurtled,
So Much So That The Industry Hopes Only A New
Government At The Centre Can Save The Day.
And More

10Th-Anniversary-Issue-2013

10Th-Anniversary-Issue-2013

Infrastructure Today Turns 10, And As It
Continues To Observe And Comment On The
Policies, Processes And Practice Of Nation-Building,
It Has Earned Its Leadership Position Because Of You.
Thank You For Your Continued Patronage And Support.
And More

December-2013

December-2013

Cover Story: Cpsus - The Cash Machines - As The
Government Prepares To Divest Psus And Raise
Rs 54,000 Crore, It Will Simultaneously Urge Psus To
Invest In Infrastructure Projects. While This Is A Smart
Move To Reinvigorate The Stranded Sector, The Irony Of
Public Sector Investment In Private Side Of Equity Is Not Lost.
Our Section Analyses Inherent And Acquired Advantages That
Our Central Psus Enjoy.
And More

November-2013

November-2013

This November Issue Consists Of
Cover Story: Dispute Resolution - Making The
Right Noises - Will The Proposed Dispute Resolution
Bill Enhance Or Stymie The Negotiating Power
Of Infrastructure Developers? Encouragingly For
The Anxious Industry, The Government Is Making
The Right Noises About Renegotiation Of Contracts.
And More

October-2013

October-2013

This Issue Contains Cover Story: Port Operations -
The Efficiency Factor - While Some Of Our Ports Have
World Class Turnaround Time And Mechanisation-Driven
Efficiencies, Others Have Lagged Way Behind.
Vox Pop: Tech, Manpower, Containerisation Will
Boost Efficiency.
Interview With N Muruganandam, Joint Secretary-Ports,
Union Ministry Of Shipping..
And More

September-2013

September-2013

Cover Story: Land Acquisition - No Pain, No Gain
Perspective From Saji Gopinath Of Iim Kozhikode.
Interview With Sumit Banerjee, Rinfra.
Feature: Epc In Roads - What's Wrong With Epc?
And More

August-2013

August-2013

Urban Transport: Lie Of The Land
Why Government Plans For Mixed Land Use For Better Commute May Be Junxed
Transit-Oriented Development
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan Initiative
Jnnurm Urban Transport Plans
Tunnelling: Cost, Contracts, Technology Adoption, Ecology Issues, And Market Scope
And More

July-2013

July-2013

Cover Story: Port Privatisation - When Will We Finally Hit The Target?
Analysis: Not Yet Out.
Expert Speak: Ports Must Be Need-Based.
Interview: N Muruganandam, Joint Secretary, Union Ministry Of Shipping.
Feature: Mining - Needed: Shot In The Arm. Status - Exploring New Options.
Interview: Av Amarnath Of Essar Projects, Rajesh Nath, Vdma India.
Somnath Dutta, Majumdar And Anirban Sen Of Atlas Copco &
Ak Bhandari Of Fimi.
And More

June-2013

June-2013

Cover Story: Rural Roads-The Silent Underdog
Interviews With Nc Solanki, Director, Pmgsy & Goutham Reddy,
Chairman, Ramky Infrastructure.
Feature: Cold Chain Infra-In The Eye Of A Revolution.
Technology: Concrete-Reinforcing Safety.
And More

May-2013

May-2013

Cover Story Focuses On The Union Government's Some Significant Steps In Its Rail Budget 2013-14
Infra Finance: Asit Ranjan Sikdar, Sbi Caps
Faeture: Views: Cs Verma, Sail
Dilip Oommen, Essar Steel India
Vinita Singhania, Jk Laksmi Cement,
Also: Cii Recommendations On Infrastructure
And More

April-2013

April-2013

A Small Step: A Giant Leap
Feature: Airport Infrastructure: Spreading Wings
Views: V P Agarwal, Aai
Parmit Chadha, Gmr Infra
Focus: Logistics: Driven By Imponderables
Viwes: Thomas Tieber, Dhl
Vishal Sharma, Gateway Rail Freight
Manish Saigal , Kpmg
Special Focus: Yamuna Expressway
And More

March-2013

March-2013

Green Ports: A Distant Dream
Interviews/Input From Capt. Bvjk Sharma, Jt Md & Ceo,
Jsw Infrastructure; Pv Chandramohan, President - Technical,
Navayuga Engineering Company;
Report On The 5Th Kpmg-Infrastructure Today Awards 2013.
And More

February-2013

February-2013

Policy Stability Remains Priority For Infrastructure Players And
Govt Prepares Policy For Metro Rail Projects And
Gail Commissions 5 Mn T Lng Terminal
And More

January-2013

January-2013

Cover Story- Infra Outlook: Heading For A Revival?
Bankers Talk - Arundhati Bhattacharya, Md & Ceo, Sbi Capital Markets,
Suneet K Maheshwari, Md & Chief Executive, L&T Infra Finance
Special Focus: Gujarat - Quality Infrastructure A Catalyst To Vibrant Gujarat,
Gift City - India's First Financial Hub, Gujarat To Remain
A Hot-Spot For Oil & Gas Sector
Perspective - Aviation: Enabling Regulations May Save The Day,
City Gas Distribution: In The Evolution Stage
Management - Mitigating Delivery Flaws
Updates - Policy, Finance, Project , Transport, Energy, Urban Infrastructure |
Tenders , Events
And More

December-2012

December-2012

Nib Must Distinguish Infra Projects,
Landed In Trouble,Nhai To Secure Land
Nod Before Starting Road Projects
Govt To Decide Green Nod Before Auctioning 54Blocks
And More

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