As many as 245 projects have shown time overrun, while cost escalation has been found in 345 cases — out of 1,315 infrastructure projects monitored by the government, Parliament was informed.
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors on-going Central Sector Infrastructure Projects (CSIPs) costing Rs 150 crore and above on time and cost overruns.
The information is provided by the project implementing agencies on the On-line Computerized Monitoring System (OCMS) of the ministry.
“As on April 1, 2018, a total of 1,315 projects were on the monitor of this Ministry,” Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation Vijay Goel said in a written reply to Lok Sabha. Read More
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