29th April topic and UPSC previous year’s questions
- Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
- Investment Models.
Adoption of PPP model for infrastructure development of the country has not been free of criticism. Critically discuss pros and cons of the model.
Explain how Private Public Partnership arrangements, in long gestation infrastructure projects, can transfer unsustainable liabilities to the future. What arrangements need to be put in place to ensure that successive generations’ capacities are not compromised?
industrial development, manufacturing and exports. Recognising this potential, the whole instrumentality of SEZs require augmentation. Discuss the issues plaguing the success of SEZs with respect to taxation, governing laws and administration.
Examine the development of Airports in India through joint ventures under Public – Private Partnership (PPP) model. What are the challenges faced by the authorities in this regard