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  • 16-Nov-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Green hydrogen makes a debut

    Rapidly bringing down green hydrogen costs is clearly a laudable national goal and worthy of government support

  • 28-Oct-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Gati Shakti: Connecting the silos

    There is talk of having the Gati Shakti programme initiate changes in the administrative framework at the ground level

  • 06-Oct-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Getting to grips with net-zero

    India has unleashed a variety of policies and measures to reach the net-zero goal

  • 07-Sep-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Rolling out the EV charging network

    The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 provides the overall vision

  • 09-Aug-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Jal Jeevan Mission: Flowing in the right direction

    Rural India has 18.93 crore households of whom only 17 per cent had some version of a tap water connection

  • 13-Jul-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Re-nationalising British Rail

    Vinayak Chatterjee looks at the stresses in public-private partnerships

  • 01-Jun-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Moving on the infrastructure agenda

    Globally, municipal bonds are an established and major source of funding for urban infra. However, the municipal bond market is quite underdeveloped in India, notes Vinayak Chatterjee

  • 04-May-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    India needs a new Highway Services Authority

    Moving on to technology, the new leap of faith is that toll collections are poised to shift to a GPS-based system

  • 01-Apr-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    The bare necessities for India

    The latest Economic Survey has presented an interesting new index called the Bare Necessities Index. The BNI Index covers five areas that impact the daily lives of a bottom-of-the-pyramid householder

  • 09-Mar-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    NIP and NMP: The pipeline jugalbandi

    The "jugalbandi" of these two pipelines - the NIP and NMP - should be music for the infrastructure sector, and the nation

  • 03-Feb-2021 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Railways on the right track

    The bottom line is that it calls for a capital expenditure of Rs 16.74 trillion between 2022 and 2031 on track and terminal infrastructure and rolling stock

  • 31-Dec-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Why infra projects need surety bonds

    According to a report by Aon, the financial services firm, the global contract surety market was worth $6.5 billion in terms of premiums in 2018

  • 07-Dec-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Moving beyond L1/H1

    The bigger takeaway from this year's Nobel winners is that an overhaul of public procurement processes in India is long overdue

  • 05-Nov-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    SBD: A useful first step in power reforms

    Power ministry is setting the stage for much-needed investments and efficiencies into the sector through privatisation of discoms - with a framework in the form of a draft Standard Bidding Document

  • 06-Oct-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Clearing dues from the government

    The release of pending dues from statal entities can itself be a fiscal stimulus

  • 09-Sep-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Rural India gets a mini-public works boost

    A good kharif sowing season coupled with adequate monsoon rains has raised hopes that the rural economy would prop up consumer spending and incomes

  • 03-Aug-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Whither nuclear energy?

    The anti-nuclear lobby, which was so effectively sidelined 10 years ago, may be having the last laugh

  • 02-Jul-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Public works: Lessons from history

    To generate employment and demand, India needs large scale labour-intensive infrastructure projects

  • 11-Jun-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    Needed: Coastal economic zones

    CEZs could help improve exports and employment, attract FDI and offer a credible public works programme

  • 14-May-2020 | Vinayak Chatterjee

    India's 'new deal' moment

    The Covid crisis provides an opportunity to craft a historic renewal programme