Where are India's megaprojects? by Kane Smith
Answer by Kane Smith:
India has many mega project going on till 2020 , i could help out only few information which is important .
SmartCity, Kochi $1 billion Spread over 820, 000 sqm in the Kakkanad District in Kochi, southern India. It is the first SmartCity project in India and second in the world by the Tecom Investments group. First phase of project is expected to complete by 2020.
Navi Mumbai International Airport $2.4 billion The airport PPP project that has been delayed by land acquisition and environmental issues but pre-development works started in March 2015. The project is expected to complete in 2019.
Hyderabad Metro $2.1 billion The metro project comprises 72km of elevated track with stations every one kilometre. It is expected to provide daily transport for up to 1.7 million of the city in southern India once complete in 2017.
Yamuna Expressway ($1.9bn) It is a 6-lane (extendable to 8 lanes), 165 km long, controlled-access expressway, connecting Greater Noida with Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is India's longest six-lane controlled-access expressway stretch.
Charanka Solar Park ($280m) A 2,000-hectare plot of land near Charanka village in Patan district, northern Gujarat hosts about 19 different projects by different developers. It is the world's second largest photovoltaic power station. Once complete, the Charanka Solar Park will host 500 MW of solar power systems. The solar park is expected to save around 900,000 tonnes of natural gas annually.
Mumbai’s Eastern Freeway ($220m) Built to reduce travel time between South Mumbai and the Eastern suburbs, the Eastern Freeway connects P D'Mello Road to the Eastern Express Highway at Ghatkopar. Built by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), it covers a distance of 16.8km.
Kathipura flyover ($39.4m) The Kathipara interchange is the largest cloverleaf flyover in Asia, situated at Alandur at the intersection and an important road junction in Chennai.
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Chenab River Railway Bridge $92 million Expected to complete by 2019, it will be the highest railway bridge in the world, over river Chenab, 359 meters above the river bed in Katra, Jammu-Kashmir. The 1.3km-long bridge is a part of the 73km-long Katra-Dharam section of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) project.
Viraat Ramayan Mandir $78 million Expected to complete by 2023, the proposed temple will be 116 metres tall with 18 spires spread across 809,371 sqm of land. It is planned in the East Champaran district of Bihar and owned by the private Mahavir Mandir Trust.
Dibang Hydropower Project $2.5 billion The 3,000 megawatt project is planned in the ecologically fragile region of Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India. The proposed dam on the Dibang River, a major tributary of the Brahmaputra close to the border with China, will be India’s largest and one of the world’s tallest dams.
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Where are India's megaprojects?