Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has set a target of rolling out PPP projects of at least Rs 1 lakh crore in the next six months.

After finalising the infrastructure targets for 2013-14, a steering group is being formed to monitor the award and implementation of projects like the Mumbai elevated rail corridor (Rs 30,000 crore) and power and transmission projects (Rs 40,000 crore).

The Government is also planning to award eight greenfield airports in PPP mode: Navi Mumbai, Juhu (Mumbai), Goa, Kannur, Pune (Rajguru Nagar Chakan), Sriperumbudur, Bellary and Raigarh. Read More