Indian Infrastructure and its Growth

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We all are the know that infrastructure is a prominent factor for the growth and development of the country. We have seen the strong durability of amazing building, bridges, roads, highways of developed countries. The infrastructure system improves the transportation, tourism, employment system of the country and also helps improve the standard of living index of the country. Let’s discuss the infrastructure of India in detail.

Indian infrastructure

For the last 5 years, the Indian government has focused more on spending money on infrastructure projects. As per the latest Union Budget of India assumed they will spend 5.54 Lakhs Crore on the infrastructure sector. The infrastructure expenditure increased by 34% as compared with the estimated infrastructure expenditure of Union Budget 2020-2021. The Central Government of India focus on 15 main upcoming projects

1. Sagarmala projects
2. Bharatmala projects
3. Mumbai trans harbour link – Shivaji memorial
4. Arunachal Pradesh on the rail map
5. Setu Bharatam projects
6. Rashtriya Rajyamarga Zila Sanjoyokta Proyojana
7. Inland Waterways projects
8. Gujarat-Gorakhpur gas pipeline projects
9. Chardham Highway projects
10. Highest Bridge of Worlds on Chenab River
11. Navi Mumbai International Airport
12. Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor
13. Charanka Solar Park
14. Banihal-Qazigund Tunnel
15. Gujarat International Finance Tech City


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Let’s see the past completed infrastructure sector performance. The growth of the infrastructure of India fastly increased after 2014. So many metro stations build in Mumbai, Jaipur, Kochi, Chennai, Lucknow, Hyderabad, etc. So many bridges build like bhupen Hazarika Setu, the Missouri River bridge, the bogibeel bridge, the Digha-spur bridge, Godavari fourth bridge, Harrah-Chhabra bridge, etc. So many tunnels build like Atal tunnels, Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee tunnel, etc. Since 2014, More than 28,000 kilometres of national highway build under the Mr Nitin Gadkari Ministery. In 2104-2108 government spend on Railways 3.82 lakh crore as capital expenditure, 9528 commissions of broad gauge line, 6.53 km per day average pace of commissioning of new line/doubling/3rd & 4th line of projects, 2,103 RKM/yr electrification. Port, shipping and Waterways also improve by the central government. India has 12 major ports and 200 non-major ports in the Indian coastal area. As per the 12th, five-year plan government expect to invest 1.80 Lakh crore rupees in the port sector. India has 14,500 km of inland waterways India’s 111 national waterways cargo handling capacity increased year by year till 2022 cargo handling capacity will 100 MT.

I hope this information is enough about the growth of Indian infrastructure.

Written By: Vishal Vervalkar

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