TRAI recommends PPP model to roll out rural broadband network

TRAI recommends PPP model to roll out rural broadband network

A PPP model that aligns private incentives with long term service delivery in the vein of the Build-Own-OperateTransfer/Build-Operate-Transfer models of implementation be the preferred means of implementation, said the regulator.

Kelkar panel suggests easier funding for PPP projects

A committee on reviving PPP model has suggested the government should encourage development of infrastructure sectors, including airports, ports and railways under the public private partnership mode by ensuring easier funding for projects with long gestation period.  

Develop railway stations on PPP model: Prabhu to industrialists

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday called upon industrialists here to come forward for the development of railway stations on PPP model and assured them of full assistance from his ministry.

Centre plans 500 incubation centres to skill professionals

These centres would be on the PPP model and initially Rs 200 crore would be allotted for setting them up, particularly in districts, he said. He added that the Government wants to make the MSME sector competitive through technological innovation.

Infrastructure development a national priority: Sinha

Sinha said what the world has learnt in the last few years was reverse public-private-partnership

PM Modi slams developed nations for denying nuke fuel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday castigated developed nations which "lecture" India but deny it nuclear fuel for clean energy and reaffirmed the country's commitment to fight against climate change.

Centre, states to meet on smart cities today: Naidu

Centre, states to meet on smart cities today: Naidu

According to Naidu, the smart cities would be developed through public-private participation (PPP) model. The central government, state government and the urban local bodies would collaborate in developing the smart cities.

Venkaiah Naidu pushes for PPP model to construct smart cities

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here Monday that the union government is not in a position to make all investments for smart cities and hence the public-private partnership (PPP) route would be necessary.

PPP model pushes 'indirect privatisation', should be scrapped: Dwivedi

Stating that the PPP model promoted nothing but "indirect privatisation", senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Tuesday said that it should be dropped as he charged that it was the manifestation of the same principle which was behind the NDA government's controversial land ordinance.

Railways to unveil roadmap for 4-5 years

"The roadmap for next four-five years is being readied and we will present it within two months," he said at the rail infrastructure summit organised by the PHDCCI here.

New guidelines soon for privatisation of airport operations

Somasundaram said the present PPP model, developed during 2005 and 2008, is suitable for airports in metro cities.

Smart City to be developed in PPP model

Government on Wednesday said its ambitious Smart City project will be developed with active private participation and some hilly regions will be part of the scheme.

Gujarat to adopt PPP model for rural area road construction

For its ambitious project to connect each and every village of Gujarat with a road network, the Gujarat government has decided to involve non-governmental organisations to fund such projects, it was announced here on Thursday.

Delhi super specialty hospital to start in March

The Delhi government`s Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital will start functioning by March, five years after it was conceptualised, said Health Minister A.K. Walia.

Delhi to get 1,500 more buses

Over 1,500 buses would soon be added to the cluster bus service being operated by pvt parties under PPP model.

Assam wants to enter PPP mode in a big way

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said that his government would like to enter into partnership under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in
education, health, industry, agriculture and allied sectors in a big way.

Kamal Nath advocates PPP model for infrastructure development

Pitching for Public-Private
partnership in infrastructure development, Urban Development
Minister Kamal Nath said that the Metro operation exemplifies the
success of the PPP model.

Another rail committee to examine a viable PPP model

Railways have formed another
high-level committee on PPP projects, which would review the recommendations of a previous committee set up to rework the PPP model.

PPP model for urban development projects: Govt

The Government today emphasised
on the importance of Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model
for urban development, saying the approach is best suited for
the infrastructure sector.

Rajasthan signs first MoU for road development under PPP model

The Rajasthan government today
singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private
company to develop and improve Jaipur-Bhilwara road under the
public-private partnership (PPP) model.