Author Archives: Barun Jha

About Barun Jha

Infrastructure Professional, Introvert,Writer, Wonderer, Wanderer

What ails Public Private Partnerships in Highways in India?

Originally posted on Absolute Infra Blog:
Despite the tangible steps being taken by the government to bring the best out of PPP in roads sector, constraints still persists. Some of them are discussed as below: Slow award of project If…

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Indian Highways – What Slowed It Down?

Originally posted on Absolute Infra Blog:
The financial year 2012-13 was anything but disappointment on road development in India. There was a tall target to build and at least award projects to the tune of more than 24 km per…

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TAMP Guidelines for Determination of Tariff, 2013

Originally posted on Absolute Infra Blog:
A new Tariff Guidelines for setting tariff for port services was announced by Ministry of Shipping (MoS) on 31st July 2013. It is aimed to level playing field in Ports Sector by providing flexibility…

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Capacity utilization & up gradation of Port Infrastructure

Originally posted on Absolute Infra Blog:
Recent developments at Gateway and other terminals at JNPT will have cost implication for shippers and it has left them seeking for alternate hub for export cargoes. The port of JNPT as a whole…

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Indian Port Infrastructure: Opportunities & Challenges

Indian Port Infrastructure: Opportunities & Challenges.

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Journey to India’s far east – Silchar #02

Continued from Journey to India’s far east – Silchar  It took us around two and a half hours to reach Shillong where we stopped for lunch. The rumors which we considered news was good, there are fair chances that the road will … Continue reading

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Early Morning Post

It doesn’t happen usually that you wake up at late hours of night and wonder what you were doing up in life lately. Now, 6 am is too late at night in this western part of the country, had it … Continue reading

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