Modi Diktat Paying Off: India Infrastructure Projects on a Roll


Modi Diktat Paying Off: India Infrastructure Projects on a Roll

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to push delayed infrastructure projects are paying off.

About a quarter of 1,201 projects valued at 16.9 trillion rupees ($262 billion) were delayed as of January, down from 43 percent two years back, according to a government report seen by Bloomberg News.

Cost overruns have also come down to 11 percent from 20 percent from March 2015. Of the total projects — each worth at least 1.5 billion rupees — 329 are running behind schedule, 293 have cost overruns, while 95 have both time and cost overrun compared to their original implementation schedules.  Read More…

 

Credit By : Bloomberg Quint

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