Maharashtra Tops Infrastructure Invesment: NITI

Maharashtra Tops Infrastructure Invesment: NITI

Maharashtra tops in investment made by domestic firms and government entities in infrastructure projects in the country, according to the report published by NITI Aayog. Out of total investment in infra project worth Rs 50.58 lakh crore, Rs 5.97 lakh crore has been invested in the state. NITI Aayog’s report is based on invesments made till April 30, 2017 and work-orders in the infrastructure sector which means actual investment.

The report stated that Maharashtra is ahead of all other states in the country with 11 per cent of share in total expenditure in infrastructure projects. Uttar Pradesh is ranked second and Union government’s special focus on Arunachal Pradesh has helped the north-eastern state to bag third position.

8,367 projects worth Rs 50.58 lakh crore are underway across the country. 1,097 projects are underway in Maharashtra. The projects in the Maharashtra are worth Rs 5.97 lakh crore which is exactly 11.8 percent out of the total investment in the infrastructure sector in the country. Read More…

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