National Infrastructure Pipeline: Report of the Task Force

National Infrastructure Pipeline to give top priority to energy, roads, urban development and railways in 5 years. The Centre unveiled the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) with projects worth ₹102-lakh crore. It aims to ensure timely implementation of these projects — spread across 18 States and Union Territories — over the next five years. The government expects that with more and more States/UTs submitting their proposals, another ₹3-lakh crore will be added to the total expenditure in the next few days. Of the capex to be undertaken for the infra sector, the Centre (39 per cent) and States (39 per cent) are to have an equal share, with the private sector chipping the rest (22 per cent). The Centre expects the private sector’s share to go up to 30 per cent by 2025.

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