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449 infra projects hit with cost overruns worth Rs 4.29 lakh cr



21 Mar 2021

Out of 547 delayed projects, 109 projects have overall delay in the range of 1-12 months, 132 projects have delay of 13-24 months, 187 projects reflect delay in the range of 25-60 months and 119 projects show delays of 61 months and above.

As many as 449 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, have been hit by cost overruns totalling more than Rs 4.29 lakh crore, according to a report. The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 crore and above.