CHAPTER 7

Infrastructure and Social Projects—Meaning, Significance, Investment Estimates, and Government Funding Policy

After having gone through this chapter, you should be able to

Understand meaning, significance, and features of infrastructure projects

Differentiate between infrastructure and industrial projects

Appreciate the linkage between infrastructure and economic development

Appreciate economic reforms and private sector involvement in infrastructure

Oversee infrastructure investment estimates during Five Year Plans

Appreciate Government Scheme to support PPP in infrastructure

Key Terms: Infrastructure project, Industrial project, Economic Development, Infrastructure indicators, Privatization, Public–Private Partnership, ...

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