Infrastructure Development and Financing in India

By N. Mani

The availability of adequate, efficient, and affordable infrastructural facilities - power, transportation, communications, irrigation, and others - constitutes the core of development strategy and efforts in India. Unfortunately, infrastructural bottlenecks remain the biggest stumbling block of industrial progress. By their very nature, infrastructure projects involve huge initial investments, long gestation periods, and high risk. Various initiatives have been taken for the development of infrastructure in India, after the initiation of economic reforms in the early 1990s. This book provides an analytical account of the various facets of infrastructure development in India, with chapters categorized as the following: Infrastructure and Economic Development * Energy Needs, Sources, and Management * Transport Services * Telecommunications, Information Technology, Postal Services, and Broadcasting * Special Economic Zones * Water Resources and Irrigation * Rural Infrastructure and Services * Urban Infrastructure and Services

628 pages

Publication Date: 7/31/2012
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788177083095