India’s Urban Infrastructure

India’s Urban Infrastructure #GS-03 Infrastructure, Investment For Mains: The Need for investment in Urban infrastructure: World Bank in its recent report ‘Financing India’s Urban Infrastructure Needs: Constraints to Commercial Financing and Prospects for Policy Action’ has commented on the need for investment in infrastructure. According […]

The stark reasons why Bengaluru is sinking

The stark reasons why Bengaluru is sinking For Mains The causes of the flooding Hydrological and climate experts have repeatedly highlighted the risk caused by encroaching into lakes and watersheds, destroying wetlands and concretisation of lands. Due to the rapid expansion of Bengaluru’s IT Centres, […]

PM GatiShakti National Master Plan

PM GatiShakti National Master Plan – “An impetus to Power Infrastructure Development” For Prelims: PM GatiShakti-National Master Plan (NMP):  Launched in October 2021. Objective: To bring different Ministries/ Utilities & infrastructure planning under a single unified vision, across all sectors such as Highways, Railways, Aviation, […]

Semicon India 2022

Semicon India 2022 Context: • The SemiconIndia 2022, a 3 day conference was held where multiple number of agreements/pacts have been announced to realise the vision to turn India into a thriving semiconductor hub. About: • Semiconductors are materials which have a conductivity between conductors […]

Atal Tunnel

Atal Tunnel Context: • The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Engineering Marvel Atal Tunnel built in Rohtang of Himachal Pradesh received Indian Building Congress (IBC) ‘Best Infrastructure Project’ award. About: • Atal Tunnel built in Rohtang of Himachal Pradesh is an engineering marvel connecting Manali to […]