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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.