The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI), according to latest reports, has unlocked 144 stalled infrastructure projects worth Rs 5.27 lakh crore. But experts don't see this reviving the fortunes of the Indian economy owing to the long gestation period of these projects.
Approval of Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) is being sought by the Ministry of Coal to expedite development of allocated mining blocks where no cases or FIRs have been filed by the CBI. Since May 2012, the CBI has registered three preliminary enquiries regarding alleged irregularities in coal block allocation and has filed 14 FIRs. Forty seven coal blocks have been deallocated out of 218 coal blocks allocated to public and private firms, holding estimated geological reserves of about 50 bi
Reviewing the progress of infrastructure projects worth Rs 1.6 lakk crore, the Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) on September 17 discussed about the ways to overcome hindrances that are delaying them. The projects reviewed were across key infrastructure sectors such as roads, power and petroleum, among others.
The Union government on August 26 cleared Rs 1 lakh crore infrastructure projects which include projects under shipping and ports sector. The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh headed Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) has also asked the departments concerned to remove the bottlenecks for the projects within a month.
Industry players and analysts feel that the Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI)must increase the frequency of its meeting in order to resolve issues in pending infrastructure project. The panel has met only five times in the last six months of its existence and its diktats have pertained largely to public sector investments, though a few proc
I am delighted to be here today to inaugurate the CII annual meeting for 2013. I have always believed that both government and business have to be partners in writing the story of development of this ancient land of ours, and CII has been a greatly valued partner over the past many years.