Ambitious Effort to Urbanize India

The Indian government is betting big with simultaneously building a massive high speed freight corridor between Delhi & Mumbai as well the physical infrastructure for 24 new cities that will become an industrial corridor.
December 9, 2011, 12pm PST | Tim Halbur
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Reporter Jason Overdorf talks with the man who is tasked with implementing the plan, "super-bureaucrat" Amitabh Kant:

"This in many ways marks a paradigm shift in India's thinking on infrastructure," Kant said in an interview with GlobalPost. "It marks
a paradigm shift in India's thinking on manufacturing. It marks a paradigm shift in India's thinking on urbanization."

A new high-speed rail line will be at the center of the plan, connecting the cities into a corridor of industry.

Thanks to injunplanna

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Published on Friday, December 9, 2011 in Global Post
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