Is it a matter of governance?

  • 14/05/2009

Is it a matter of governance? Agencies sanctioning construction projects in Delhi are at loggerheads

Government agencies like the Public Works Department and the Delhi Development Authority are expected to construct buildings and roads to develop the city. Normally such infrastructure projects are considered essential to public interest. Recently, however, media reports suggest differences between and among the authorities involved in sanctioning construction projects in Delhi. The paternalistic role of the government is no longer taken for granted and its intentions are being questioned by project sanctioning agencies.

The current system of sanctioning projects pits stakeholders

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