NIP expanded to 465 more projects despite Covid, taking total to 7,300

At infra spend review meet undertaken by FM, It was disclosed that many ministries and depts have shown substantial progress in project implementation and expenditure in Q2FY21

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Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
The national infrastructure pipeline has been expanded to embrace more than 7,300 projects despite Covid-19 against 6,835 projects when it was launched. 

This was disclosed at the review meeting of infra expenditure undertaken by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday. The review meeting pertained to infra expenditure by the department of water resources, river development & Ganga rejuvenation and the ministry of health and family welfare.

It was disclosed that many ministries and departments have shown substantial progress in project implementation and expenditure, especially in the second quarter of 2020-21. 

First Published: Jan 06 2021 | 7:33 PM IST

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