During the 12th five year plan (2012-17), the Haryana government plans to upgrade key infrastructure like roads and highways, urban transport system, water supply, sanitation, public utilities, among others, at a cost of Rs 50,000 crore.
Besides the above segments, the investment also aims to upgrade infrastructure in healthcare, education and skill development, tourism.
In order to prepare a basket of projects in the identified segments of infrastructure and implement them, the state government plans to appoint transaction advisors.
It is learnt that the Committee of Secretaries on Infrastructure had already approved certain projects for implementation.
In order to raise funds for these projects, the state government intends to plough in the private sector for bringing investment in infrastructure development all over the state in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode.
The Infrastructure Development Fund (IDF) and the Infrastructure Augmentation Charges (IAC) which, between them, have a corpus of more than Rs 1,500 crore with regular revenue stream every year, will be utilized by the Haryana Infrastructure Development Board to be constituted under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
He said that the state government had also decided to utilize the Building Construction Workers Cess Fund which is not being utilized optimally.