India has the second-largest road network after the United States and has embarked on a massive road construction program.

Since 2012, the country has embarked on a massive road building program. Road building and upgrading is essential to the government's vision for economic modernization as well as providing short-term stimulus.

Government initiatives & other investments focused at reviving current state of infrastructure

Currently, the infrastructure sector is in a state of flux, with the sector being hit by slowdown in the economy and strain being faced by various infrastructure developers. The government is making attempts to revive the Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) which is evident through passage of Public Utility (Resolution of Disputes) Bill introduced in the last financial budget to resolve disputes in PPP projects in a speedier and time bound manner. 

 

You can read the rest of the article in: ICCM Magazine Issue 34

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