Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 227
TO BE ANSWERED ON 26.04.2016
Recommendations of Kelkar Committee on Public Private Partnerships
227. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:-
(a) Whether the Government has reviewed the recommendations of the Kelkar Committee on Public Private Partnerships and the actions contemplated therein;
(b) If so, what is the status of the revival of 3P India as recommended by the Committee; and
(c) The details of the utilization of the ? 500 crore funds allocated to 3P India in the 2014-15 Budget, along with purpose thereof?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(SHRI JAYANT SINHA)
(a): The Committee Report in the public domain at http://finmin.nic.in/reports/ReportRevisitingRevitalisingPPPModel.pdf included recommendations for action by Central and State Governments, financial institutions, private sector (industry and consultancy services) etc. Further, some of the action recommended entails ongoing steps.
(b)&(c): The recommendations to set up the 3P-India is under consideration. Funds earmarked in the 2014-15 Budget for 3P India could not be utilized as the proposed entity was not established during that financial year.