India’s Mega Infra Projects on World Map
India’s Mega Infra Projects on World Map
This is a list of India’s most popular and essential megaprojects. “Megaprojects are temporary endeavors characterized by vast complexity, long-lasting impact on the economy and large investment commitment, the society, and environment. A list of megaprojects under some different or various of implementation and planning can be found at India investment Grid, a government of India platform that showcases a plethora of investment chances and
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Chenab Bridge – World’s tallest rail bridge:- India will soon have the world’s longest or trail bridge, the Chenab Bridge, the construction of which is in full-wave. Located between Kauri and Bakkal in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, the 1,315m-longest bridge is being built at the height of 359m Rs.1,110 crores and is pillory to be ready by 2019.
Designed by consultants from Germany and Finland, the bridge forms the vital link in the 111 km stretch between Banihal and Katra, which is part of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla section of the Kashmir Railway project. Norway-based Force Technology Laboratory manages several wind tunnel tests to understand the effects of static force coefficients, wind speed, and gust buffeting. The bridge is mapped out to resist wind speeds of up to 260 km/h.
Narendra Modi Stadium ( Motera Stadium) – World’s biggest cricket stadium:- The Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in Ahmedabad (Motera) will surpass the Melbourne Cricket Ground with a seating capacity of approx 90000. The Motera stadium’s crowd seating capacity about 132,000.
Famous architect firm M/s designed them. Populous, it will be one of the biggest stadiums in the world, covering 63 acres of land. The total value of the project estimated at ₹700 crores and the building award has been given to L&T.
Dhola-Sadiya Bridge – river bridge in India:- A 9.15 km bridge connecting Assam with Arunachal Pradesh over the Brahmaputra river has currently been inaugurated by the PM. Built at the cost of ₹2,056 crores, the bridge is 3.55 km extensive than the Bandra-Worli sea link. The bridge’s length, counting viaducts, is 9.15 km with an 8 km road from the Dhola side and 12.5 km from the Sadiya side.
The bridge will decrease travel time between Arunachal Pradesh and Assam from six hours to just an hour. Considering the topographical vulnerabilities of the North-East, which is a giant-seismic region, the bridge was design using state-of-the-art equipment, including hydraulic rigs, and gives seismic buffers in all its 182 piers.
Kathipara Flyover – cloverleaf flyover in Asia:- Kathipara Junction is one of India’s largest cloverleaf interchanges and the largest cloverleaf flyover of Asia. It is located at Alandur at the Grand Southern Trunk Road, Anna Salai, Inner Ring Road, and Poonamallee High Road in Chennai.
Chenani – Nashri Tunnel: longest bi-directional highways tunnel:- The 9.2 km Chenani-Nashri Tunnel is India’s safest and longest tunnel, built to shrink the travel time between Jammu and Srinagar by at least 1-2 hours. Made at a value of ₹3,720 crores on the BOT annuity model, the tunnel is a part of the 286 km-long four-laning of the Jammu-Srinagar Highway project.
Kamuthi solar plant – Largest solar plant:- India’s push for solar power is enhancing steam with the upcoming solar power plant in Tamil Nadu. Unroll on an area of 10 sq. km; it packs 648 MW(megawatts) of power — almost 100 times more than California’s Topaz Solar Farm, earlier considered the solar plant at a single location. The Kamuthi plant can give enough electricity to power around 150,000 houses at the full capacity.
Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir – World’s biggest temple Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir set to become one of the most prominent religious structures in ce it was completed in 2019. Designed to rise approx 700 feet high, it will be bigger than Germany’s Ulm Minster. The complex (temple) will include theme park rides, Vraja Mandal Parikrama laser shows, unique light, sound effects, animatronics, apartments, and houses for the International Society of Krishna Consciousness. The temple will be designed using earthquake-proof materials and will stand up to 70 stories in a rocket ship shape.
Banihal Qazigund Road Tunnel: It is an 8.5km road tunnel at an elevation of 5,870 ft in the Pir Panjal in the Indian of Jammu’s union territory Kashmir connecting Qazigund and Banihal. It is a double tube tunnel that incorporates two long parallel tunnels-one for each direction of travel. Each tunnel is 23ft(7 m) wide and has two roads. The two tunnels are connected by a passage every 1600 ft(500m) for emergency evacuation and maintenance. The tunnel will have mandatory ventilation for extracting stale air, infusing fresh air and smoke. It will have state of the art control system and monitoring for security. It is expected that vehicles will have to charge a toll to use the tunnel.
Bharatmala Pariyojana: This is a funded Road and centrally-sponsored highway project of India’s Government. The total cost or investment for 83,677 km (51,994 mi)committed highways is approximately 5.35 lakh crore, manufacture it the most significant outlay for a government construction scheme. The project will develop or build roads from Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and then cover the whole string of Himalayan states – Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh – and then portions of borders of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh alongside Terai, and move to West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal, and right up to the Indo-Myanmar border in Mizoram and Manipur. Some essential and Special emphasis will be given to connect rural areas and far-flung edge and include the backward and tribal areas. Bharatmala Project will click 550 District Headquartersthrough a 4-lane highway by raising the number of corridors to 50 and move 80% freight traffic to National Highways by connecting 66 inter-corridors, 24 logistics parks of total 8,000 km,116 feeder routes (FR) of a total 7,500 km and seven northeast Multi-Modal waterway ports.
Char Dham Highway:- This is an under-construction two-lane National Highway with a minimum width of 10 m in Uttarakhand, India. The under establishment highway will accompany the under-construction Char Dham Railway by connecting one of the most popular and unique and four holy places in Uttarakhand states: Yamunotri, Gangotri Kedarnath, and Badrinath. The project involves 900 km of national highways, which will connect the whole Uttarakhand state.
Chennai Bangalore Industrial Corridor:- This Project is an upcoming massive infrastructure project of the Indian government. The passage plans to come up along Chennai, Ponnapanthangal, Sriperumbudur, Suburbans of Vellore, Chittoor, Bangarupalem, Ranipet, Palamaner, Hoskote, Bangarpet, Bangalore. It is anticipated to boost commerce between east Asia and south India by enabling fasted movement of goods from places to the Chennai and Ennore ports, and latterly it has been planned to be extended to Coimbatore city and Kochi city.
Delhi–Mumbai Expressway:- The Expressway (Delhi–Mumbai) is an under-construction 1,250 km huge or long controlled-access highway connecting Delhi with India’s commercial and city dreams, Mumbai. The project’s Foundation stone (Delhi–Mumbai Expressway) was laid by Union ministers Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, and Nitin Gadkari on 8 March 2019.Under building
Vadodara Mumbai Expressway has been incorporating into this project. The project’s total Value is approx to be ₹1 lakh crore. It passes through five states (Haryana (80 km), Rajasthan (380 km), Madhya Pradesh (370 km), Gujarat (300 km), and Maharashtra (120 km).
Delhi–Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project:- The DMIC(Delhi–Mumbai Industrial Corridor ) is a planned industrial and business development project between India’s capital, Delhi, and Mumbai(Financial Hub). The DMIC project began in pursuance of an MOU signed between the Government of Japan and India’s Government in December 2006. It is one of the world’s most extensive and most valuable infrastructure projects with an approx investment of US$90 billion. It is planned as a high-tech zone (industrial )spread across six states and Delhi, and itself a Union Territory. The Value and investments will be unrolled across the 1,500 km long Western committed Freight Corridor.
India’s Mega Infra Projects on World Map
Author : Pawan Bugaliya