GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
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?
MINISTER OF STATE
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
NO OF PROJECTS
NO OF DELAYED PROJECTS
Road Transport & Highways
Shipping & Ports