India Rural Infrastructure Report

By: National Council of Applied Economic Research

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Based on primary data collected through a nationwide survey, the report aims to resolve some of the contradictions that have stymied the expansion of infrastructure in rural India with the aim of encouraging balanced regional growth of rural infrastructure. It proposes Forming public-private partnerships Greater decentralisation of regulation and ownership Greater reliance on user fees to recover costs Greater use of microfinance This is a definitive report on the state of rural infrastructure in the four major sectors of power, telecommunications, roads and transport, and water and sanitation. Given that the solutions to rural infrastructure problems are necessarily going to be unique in rural areas, where people are already underserved, this study focusing on rural infrastructure is valuable in that it advocates for new financing methods; attracting new players to provide services; adopting new policies to support privatisation and decentralisation of infrastructure services. In sum, it outlines a financially sustainable and inventive new approach. Printed Pages: 152.

Title: India Rural Infrastructure Report

Author Name: National Council of Applied Economic Research

Categories: India, History, Culture, and Politics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2007

ISBN: 0761935762

ISBN 13: 9780761935766

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 028593

Keywords: India Rural Insfrastructure Report