With over Rs11 lakh crore debt, project investments worth Rs.32.7 lakh crore and cost overrun of Rs14.35 lakh crore is at stake, the current Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 is a sigh of relief for India's financial institutions.
Data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) shows 272 projects out of a total 558 projects costing at least Rs 150 crore are running late as on March 31, 2013. As many as 59 of these projects reported delays just in March 2013 (additional delay
Infrastructure projects, by their very nature, are long duration and capital intensive. Keeping in mind the nature of infrastructure projects, both the companies and governments involved in the development of infrastructure have to devote significantly high investments, and human and technical resources.