539 Infra Projects Hit By Time Overrun: Govt. of India
On Friday, the government informed the parliament that as of February 1, 539 projects are facing time overrun and 209 projects are facing both costs overrun as well as time overrun.
Out of the total number of objects, 109 projects are in railways, 24 in roads, transport, and highways sector, and 21 each in power and petroleum.
“The reasons for the delay are project-specific, depend on a variety of technical, financial and administrative factors, and differ from project to project,” the Union Statistics Minister Rao Inderjit Singh said in the Rajya Sabha.