Anuradha Shukla

A Business Journalist with over 11 years of experience, she has been writing on policies, corporate affairs and Infrastructure. A keen observer of economic policies, she loves to decode its impact on Indian business.

Latest Articles By Anuradha Shukla

Cities Can Get Negative Marking For Misinformation In Swachh Ranking

Cities can get 33 per cent negative marking for misrepresenting information on the sanitation infrastructure in the next Swachh Survey ranking of cities for 2018. The first Pan india survey have incorporated new features like weightage for 'innovation' and processing for waste.

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'JICA Has Been The Largest Bilateral Partner To India'

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been a leading bilateral partner for India, extending its support to major infrastructure projects, including, highways, metro rail in Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, high speed railway project and smart cities projects. Takema Sakamoto,Chief Representative, JICA, India Office, in conversation with BW Businessworld.

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Is India Ready To Bite The Bullet?

One of the most ambitious projects of the Modi Government, the progress of Bullet train is painfully slow due to bureaucratic hassles

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Revamping Indian Railways

Indian Railways is the backbone of Indian transport system. However the existing infrastructure is not enough to cater to the growing passenger demand in future. Railway requires massive technical overhaul and upgradation

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Cities Need Smart Spaces For Parking

Creating good parking space can go a long way for smooth road traffic. BW Smartcities look at how cities are adopting smart parking solutions using technology

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Waiting For Green Signal

Handling city traffic, especially during peak hours, is a universal concern for global mega cities. Can technology be the answer for smooth traffic management?

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In Smart City Plan, People Should Be The Main Focus

In last five years, Barcelona has transformed itself into one of the most advanced European cities. The city has smartly embedded technology with green living together and has created a city, which is smart, healthy and retaining its vibrant culture. Antonio Vives, CEO of City Transformation Agency, Barcelona the man behind the transformation of Barcelona into a Smart City, in a brief chat with BW Smart Cities

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Metro Rail: Is Privatisation the Way Forward?

Government has opened doors for privatisation of metro rails. Can it help the metro rail to become a viable transport option? Anuradha Shukla examines the challenges

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Time to Bridge The Urban-Rural Divide

Efficient policy and smart implementation can completely change the demography of Indian villages

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“We Can Build Roads Three-Times Faster”

A recent study by McKinsey Global Institute says that India, will require building 2.5 billion square metres of paved road to match the huge influx of migrating population in the urban pockets by the year 2030. However the pace of highway construction is at an average of 18.23 km per day, a way lower than what is required. Ben James, CEO of Global Road Technology, an Australia based company, talks about how new equipment and advance technology can increase the speed of road making in India by almost three times, and can save substantial cost of construction .

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