PPP in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Prime Minister Inaugurates Projects Under ‘Namami Gange’ and ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in Bihar

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi have inaugurated various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ and ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in Bihar. Key Facts Schemes that were inaugurated include, Sewerage treatment plants at Beur Karam-Leechak in Patna city, Water-related projects in Siwan and Chhapra under the ‘AMRUT’ Yojana. Water supply projects in Munger and Jamalpur and River Front Development ..

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Cabinet approves proposal to lease out Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports for 50 years

The proposal for leasing out three airports i.e. Jaipur, Guwahati, and Thiruvananthapuram through the PPP model for 50 years has been approved by the Union Cabinet. Key highlights Adani Enterprises Limited became the highest bidder for the project. This is not a case of permanent selling of airports. The Airport Authority of India still has ..

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India to launch “Lighthouse Tourism”

On July 7, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Shipping shri Mansukh Mandaviya held a high-level meeting to develop 194 lighthouses into major tourist attractions. This will boost tourism activities and also will provide opportunities to learn about the enriched history of lighthouses. Highlights A detailed action plan was presented at the meeting. According ..

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Various Problems of PPP Contracts in India

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) model in India is mostly directed towards attracting private investment in infrastructure projects. Though India is one of the largest recipients of private investment in infrastructure, yet due to regulatory and policy issues among others, there have been a few hiccups in this area as well. New challenges have cropped ..

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