Experts evaluated over 400 diverse and compelling projects to ultimately select the final ones in KPMG’s Infrastructure 100.
Railways is followed by the road sector as 118 of its projects are delayed, with 26 having no date of commissioning.
First-of-a kind coordination effort to be headed by Cabinet secy.
It is easy to construct express highways but difficult to get environment clearance.
Sources said that union ministers have been put in charge of shepherding central public sector undertakings.
Nearly a third of all large infrastructure projects in the country are delayed.
Mumbai has great potential to develop waterways that could be used for transport infrastructure and tourism.
Several states are rolling out websites to aid timely completion.
Delay in green clearances are estimated to have held back over 100 projects worth investment of over Rs 4 lakh crore.
This is the second such CAG audit ordered by the Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government.
A major chunk of the work that the MSRDC was expected to undertake is still awaiting state govt clearance.
The US is currently the biggest importer of infrastructure-related goods.
With a view to accelerate flow of funds in infra projects,FinMin is looking to put in place a new structure much in line with Real Estate Investment Trust.
There are many hurdles such as land acquisition and law-and-order issues at a state level.
The schedule for award of the airport projects too is likely to be missed.