The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor is one of the largest urban infrastructure development projects of recent times. Here we take an in-depth look at the plan that promises to change the face of India’s urban landscape
Multi-pronged initiatives are envisaged for the India: Hydrocarbon Vision-2025 with principal objectives to: ensure oil security, improve customer service, develop a competitive industry, enhance quality of life, and assure energy security.
As cities are growing in terms of population and physical size, their contributions to national GDP are also increasing due to increased economic activities in urban areas. Now in many countries the contribution of cities to national GDP is 80 percent or more of the total GDP.
The mobility projections in this Transport Outlook indicate that global passenger transport volumes in 2050 could be up to 2.5 times as large as in 2010, and freight volumes could grow by a factor of four. Emissions of CO2 grow more slowly because of increasing energy efficiency, but may nevertheless more than double.
Road Transport is vital to the economic development and social integration of the country. Easy accessibility, flexibility of operations, door-to-door service and reliability have earned road transport an increasingly higher share of both passenger and freight traffic vis-à-vis other transport modes.
The efficient movement of goods and services is important in achieving sustainable development. All main modes of freight – road, water, air, and rail – have impacts on the economy, environment, and society that need to be managed.