Ken-Betwa River interlinking project

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project #GS-01 Geography, #GS-03 Infrastructure, Environment Conservation For Prelims Ken-Betwa River interlinking project The Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken River in MP to Betwa River in UP to irrigate the drought-prone Bundelkhand region. The water […]

Flaws in India’s urbanisation policies

Flaws in India’s urbanisation policies #GS-03 Infrastructure, Urbanisation For Mains Funding of Urbanisation in India A World Bank report released in November last year, on financing India’s urban infrastructure needs, focuses on private investments to reduce urban problems. 48%, 24% and 15% of the funds […]

Etalin hydroelectric project

Etalin hydroelectric project #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims Etalin hydroelectric project It was proposed to be developed as a joint venture between Jindal Power Ltd and the Hydropower Development Corporation of Arunachal Pradesh Ltd. The plan was to combine two run-of-the-river schemes with limited storage by […]

Channakha-Korata (Rudha) barrage

Channakha-Korata (Rudha) barrage #GS-01 Rivers of India, #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims Channakha-Korata (Rudha) barrage Channakha-Korata (Rudha) barrage is a proposed inter-State barrage across the Penganga River to irrigate agricultural fields in the states of Telangana and Maharashtra. The idea behind the irrigation project was first […]

Women in MGNREGS

Women in MGNREGS #GS-02 Social Justice, #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims MGNREGS: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme was launched on 2nd February 2006 under the MGNREG Act. Its aim is to guarantee 100 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of […]

Building Climate Resilience

Building climate resilience collectively #GS-03 Infrastructure, Climate Change For Prelims Long-Term Low-Carbon Development Strategy (LT-LCDS): LT-LCDS is India’s long-term climate action plan unveiled at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCC (COP27), held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in November. It has multi-sectoral measures […]

Samruddhi Mahamarg

Samruddhi Mahamarg #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims: Samruddhi Mahamarg: Officially named the “Hindu Hruday Samrat Balasaheb Thackeray Maharashtra Samruddhi Highway”, the expressway is to connect Nagpur to Mumbai. This six-lane access-controlled road, designed for a top speed of 150 kmph, is the second expressway in the […]

Vizhinjam port

Vizhinjam port #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims: Vizhinjam port: The Vizhinjam International Transhipment Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport is an ambitious project taken up by Government of Kerala. It is touted as a “dream project and a game changer for the fortunes of Kerala”. It was announced as […]

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 […]