National Infrastructure Pipeline Current Affairs - 2020

412 Infrastructure Projects hit by Cost Over run of Rs 4.11 lakh crores

On August 23, 2020, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation announced that around 412 infrastructure projects each of worth Rs 150 crores have been hit with cost over run of Rs 4.11 lakh crores. Highlights The original cost of implementation of these projects were Rs 20,65,336. Their completion cost is anticipated as Rs 24,77,167 Read More…

Dashboard for National Infrastructure Pipeline launched

The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently launched National Infrastructure Pipeline online dashboard. The dashboard is to act as a one-stop solution for all stakeholders who are looking for information about infrastructure projects. Highlights The Finance Minister had announced an outlay of Rs 100 lakh crore for infrastructure projects in the country for the next 5 Read More…

MOSPI report: More than 403 Infrastructure Projects hit

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation recently released a report on infrastructure projects in the country. According to the report, more than 403 infrastructure projects each of worth Rs 150 crores have been hit badly. Highlights The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors infrastructure projects that are worth more than Rs 150 crores Read More…

Green Field Expressway Project

The Government of India recently agreed to convert the Delhi-Amristar-Katra Expressway into a green field project. The highway will connect five historic towns in the state of Punjab. They include Goindwal Sahib, Sultanpur Lodhi, Khadoor Sahib and Tarn Taran. What is the issue? On the complaints of the locals over the project failing to connect Read More…

National Land Management Corporation recommended by National Infrastructure Pipeline Task Force

The Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline recently submitted its report to the Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitaraman. Under the report, the task force has recommended to set up National Land Management Corporation. Highlights The National Land Management Corporation will help to monetize state-owned surplus lands in a systematic way. The Task Force recommends to Read More…