Role Of Transportation Engineering And Development Of India

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Role of Transportation Engineering Agencies in the Development of India: A Review
1Vivek Kumar Sharma, 2Sitesh Kumar Singh
1B.Tech, Civil Engineering, 2nd Year, Career Point University, Kota, Rajasthan, India – 325003
2Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Career Point University, Kota, Rajasthan, India – 325003
The Government of India recognizes the importance of the private sector in bridging the resource gap in investment and improving the operational and managerial efficiency in the transport sector in order to address capacity constraints and deficiencies in the existing transport infrastructure and meet rapidly growing demand. The Government is actively pursuing policies to promote private sector involvement in the development of transport infrastructure and services.

The experience in involving the private sector in transport development in India is the focus of the paper. It provides a broad overview of government policies and various initiatives that have been undertaken to promote private participation following various models. It also discusses achievements made in different subsectors and draws some conclusions on major policies.

The development of a nation is now a day fully related to the development of transportation infrastructures. The development of good roads leads to proper transportation of passengers and goods. The transportation engineering agencies in India are working very
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