The entire blueprint for the development of the second base pillar infrastructure of the grand building of self-sufficient India has been prepared. 111.30 lakh crore rupees will be spent on India’s infrastructure between FY 2020-25.
The highest 24 percent of this will be spent on the energy sector. Social and digital infrastructure has also been included in the self-sufficient India’s infrastructure.
According to a recent National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) report submitted to the Finance Ministry, India ranks 70th among 140 countries in the World’s Infrastructure Quality Index. Electricity access (getting electricity) ranking is 105.
India’s ranking in power quality is 108 while India’s ranking is 106 in terms of unsafe drinking water. India’s ranking in transport infrastructure is 28. The government wants to bring India to the top in the infrastructure sector in the next five years.
How much will be spent on which sector
- The maximum energy sector will cost 24 percent. The road will cost 18 per cent, urban infra 17 per cent and railways 12 per cent. The energy sector includes electricity, renewable, nuclear power and petroleum and natural gas. A total of Rs 26,90,003 crore will be spent on this in five years.
- There is a plan to spend Rs 2,033,823 crore on road infra in five years.
- 1,367,563 crore will be spent on railways.
- The port will cost Rs 121,194 crore.
- The airport is estimated to cost Rs 143,448 crore.
- 19,19,267 crores will be spent on urban infrastructure.
- Urban infra includes such things as smart city, MRTS, cheap houses, water life missions.
- A total of Rs 314,957 crore will be spent on industrial infrastructure. Industrial Infra includes steel with industries and internal trade