Maharashtra clears ways for Nagpur Metro Rail project

Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved gave nod to the Sitabuldi – Airport – Butibori Nagpur Metro railway project.

During the 2011 Winter Session in Nagpur, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced to support the Metro Rail project in Nagpur. Union Minister Kamal Nath assured that Nagpur will have its Metro soon.

On Wednesday, while approving the Pune Metro Rail, the Maharahstra cabinet also cleared way for Nagpur’s Metro Project. Maharahstra cabinet has asked for detailed report.

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Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International airport runway to be resurfaced

A good news for Nagpurians, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International airport runway will be resurfaced soon. A lot of damage was done to the runway due to frequent landing and application of brakes by the aircraft. Now Airports Authority of India (AAI) along with Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) has decided to share the cost and build the runway of the airport to ward off accidents and any other mishaps.

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VED organizes Nagpur Calling – conference on IT/ ITES on 24th February 2012

Vidarbha Economic Development Council (VED) is organizing its 3rd conference Nagpur Calling – conference on IT/ ITES on 24th February 2012 in association with NASSCOM and is supported by MADC and VASE.

The event will attract various national , international entrepreneurs in the IT/ ITeS segment and CIOs of manufacturing and infrastructure sectors to showcase their needs. Prominent Speakers from the IT / ITes industry would discuss the way to grow Nagpur as a good IT / ITeS destination and CIOs of non-IT companies in the central India region would discuss the business potential of city.

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Infosys investing in Mihan – Special Economic Zone ?

Maharashtra Airport development Company ( MADC ) has been facing investment problems in the MIHAN project since the global recession in the year 2008. MADC is looking for fresh investors in the zone. It has established talks with Infosys, the IT giant to invest in SEZ nagpur. Infosys has shown interest and wants to acquire 100 acres of land in the SEZ on the condition that they are offered a discount in leasing of land.

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