Investment of over Rs 35,000 crore has been committed for various projects through public-private partnership (PPP) in Railways. Some of the areas identified by Railways for investment through the PPP route are building last mile connectivity for ports or mines or industrial clusters, setting up of manufacturing units for rolling stock, building Private Freight Terminals (PFT), procurement of wagons, private operation of containers trains and redevelopment of stations among others. The target of Extra-Budgetary Resources through Partnership for 2016-17 is Rs 18,340 crore. No projection of funds has been made for 2017-18 and 2018-19.
Contact: Indian Railways.