All stories by Vinayak Chatterjee
Will the brand-new Jal Shakti ministry keep India's head above water?Rediff.com27 Jul 2019
Can the newly-minted Jal Shakti ministry bring water to some 19 crore Indian households that have never had taps or heard the sound of flowing water, wonders Vinayak Chatterjee.
9 Infra suggestions for Budget 2018Rediff.com9 Jan 2018
Stepped up public expenditure must be accompanied by focused policies, advises Vinayak Chatterjee.
Last count: 148,707 Indians died in road accidents in 2015Rediff.com23 Sep 2017
Indian roads are far more unsafe than its railways. A sense of urgency is required to tackle India's embarrassing record on road safety.
Is India investing enough in infrastructure?Rediff.com17 Apr 2017
Yes. Whilst public expenditure is kicking in, the key reason is the decline in private investment
India's bad loan problem is not a purely financial one!Rediff.com3 Apr 2017
It is a national economic problem and one that requires a political solution hand in hand with a clear government commitment to stand behind core national assets, says Vinayak Chatterjee.
7 ways GST affects India's infrastructure sectorRediff.com23 Aug 2016
There are both positive and negative impacts of the tax, but the net result for India's infrastructure sector is advantageous, says Vinayak Chatterjee.
Why we need a national market for electricityRediff.com27 Apr 2016
Power plant load factors are at historic lows of around 60 per cent.
A Swiss business model to push India's infra growthRediff.com8 Dec 2015
Sensex, Nifty under pressure on weak global cues.
9 smart ways to revamp India's infrastructureRediff.com17 Nov 2015
Private sector firms need to be re-engaged for better infra planning.
It's time the govt pays immediate attention to infra sectorRediff.com8 Jul 2015
Infra sector is neglected by the Modi govt.
A 10-step approach toward making cities real smartRediff.com2 Jun 2015
Smart cities must be very well equipped with technology and security systems alike.
How the new Real Estate Bill will help home buyersRediff.com21 Apr 2015
The real estate Bill will stamp out illegal practices prevalent in the industry.
Land acquisition: Govt must win public trustRediff.com7 Apr 2015
The nation wants an ex-ante body for endorsing "public purpose" during land acquistion process.
6 policy measures to kick-start India's prime infra projectsRediff.com10 Mar 2015
Modi govt must bring about reforms to kick-start big-ticket infra projects.
10 factors that make a city really smartRediff.com16 Dec 2014
Experts are upbeat about developing smart cities in India.
Why India needs a national power distribution companyRediff.com12 Aug 2014
If nothing is done, the country is set to become 83 per cent energy-import-dependent by 2040.
India's infrastructure action on the Twitter routeRediff.com18 Dec 2013
From Kudankulam to the Land Bill, the author takes the Twitter route to capture the infra action of 2013.