Thursday, August 12, 2010


The confederation of Indian Industry (CII)is organising Two day event on 12th and 13th August,2010,called as SUM INFRA-Summit on Sustainable PPP's in infrastructure-8th edition in Hotel Le Meridien,Bangalore.

Public Private partnerships(PPP's) have made their mark in some form or the other across all core and social infrastructure sectors,and are being seriously considered as the vehicle for swift ugradation of Indian Infrastructure. Over 450 projects with an aggregate investment of Rs.2,24,175 crores have been executed on PPP(in operation/under construction/under bidding) in the last 11 years (source: various sectors where the investment has gone under PPP mode are:
1.Roads:271 projects,2.Urban development: 73 projects,3.Ports:43 projects.Tourism; 29 projects,Energy:24 projects,Airports:5 projects,railways;4 projects,and Education;1 project.It can be observed that 90% of the investment has gone into the economic infrastructure sectors like roads,ports,airports,and energy.

The investment target for the XII Five Year plan for India's infrastructure development has been set at $ 1 Trillion,which is double that of the XI Plan.India's record is poor on investment to sectors like health,education,urban and rural infrastructure.

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