A pongal gift. A Beach–Tambaram–Chengalpattu-Kancheepuram–Arakonam–Beach circular surface rail system has been a long-cherished dream for the Chennai commuter. Though mooted decades ago, it suffered due to issues of acquisition of defence land belonging to the naval base near Arakonam. “This problem has been sorted out. A circular train system can as
Ramesh Subramaniam is Director General, South-East Asia at the Asian Development Bank, Manila. He was highly appreciative of the wide range of subjects that we had covered on India 2030 in the IE golden jubilee commemorative volume in March 2018. I had a business trip scheduled a trip to Philippines.
Taking metros to airport made easier The government of Tamil Nadu shelled out Rs 80 crore to good effect by installing walkalators to connect the airport metro station with domestic and international airport terminals. On getting out of the metro, a person wanting to board a flight has two options: to