CHAPTER 9

Project Management in India

Project Targets and Achievements, Project Time and Cost Overruns—Issues

After going through this chapter, you should be able to

Understand project management practices in India

Have an overview of major activities of ministry involved in monitoring of central sector projects including social sector

Oversee periodical reports to monitor projects performance in various sectors

Appreciate Flash Reports for mega projects and major projects illustrating reasons for time and cost overrun, trend, and the remedial measures initiated

Key Terms: Flash Report, Infrastructure and Project Monitoring Division (IPMD), major projects, mega projects, performance report, Public Investment Board (PIB), project monitoring, ...

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