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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

 

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 4030
TO BE ANSWERED ON FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012
Monitoring System for Delayed Infrastruture Projects

 

4030. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of STATISTICS AND PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION be pleased to state:

(a)   the number of delayed infrastructure and related projects in the country, as on 31 March, 2012, sector-wise;

(b)   whether Government proposes to set up an inter-Ministerial monitoring system to speed up  delayed infrastructure projects;

(c)    if so, the details thereof;

(d)   whether State Governments would also be involved in the system; and

(e)   if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE
(INDEPENDENT CHARGE),
MINISTRY OF STATISTICS AND PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION AND
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF CHE-MICALS AND FERTILIZERS
(SHRI SRIKANT KUMAR JENA)

 

(a) As on 1st February 2012, out of 555 Central Sector projects costing Rs.150 Crore and above, on the monitor of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI), 233 projects were delayed with respect to their original date of completion. The sector wise detail of 233 delayed project is at Annexure-I.

(b) to (d) To resolve issues like land acquisition, Right o Usage (ROU), Right of Way (ROW), Utility Shifting, Rehabilitation Issues, Law and Order etc., which delay projects, this Ministry has requested each State Government to constitute a Central Sector Projects Co-ordination Committee (CSPCC) under Chairmanship of Chief Secretary. Twelve States have so far constituted the CSPCC, and four States have already held the meetings to resolve issues. Besides this, periodic sector wise review meetings are also taken at Ministry level.

(e) Does not arise.

Annexure - I

Statement referred to in the reply to the Rajya Sabha Unstarred Q.No. 4030 to be answered on May 11, 2012

Extent of the time overrun in projects with respect to original schedule as on 1st February, 2012

SN

SECTOR

NO OF PROJECTS

NO OF DELAYED PROJECTS

1

Atomic Energy

5

3

2

civil Aviation

5

4

3

coal

51

17

4

Fertilizers

6

2

5

Steel

16

5

6

Petrochemicals

1

0

7

Petroleum

69

31

8

Power

96

47

9

Railways

131

27

10

Road Transport & Highways

127

78

11

Shipping & Ports

25

10

12

Telecommunications

18

7

13

Urban Development

4

1

14

Water Resources

1

1

Total

555

233