April 30, 2020

The Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) submitted its Final Report on NIP for FY 2019-25 to the Union Minister for Finance.


  • The Final Report of NIP Task Force is projecting total infrastructure investment of Rs 111 lakh crore during the period FY 2020-25. Out of Rs. 111 lakh crore,
    • projects worth Rs 44 lakh crore (40% of NIP) are under implementation,

    • projects worth Rs 33 lakh crore (30%) are at conceptual stage,

    • projects worth Rs 22 lakh crore (20%) are under development.

    • Information regarding project stage are unavailable for projects worth Rs 11 lakh crore (10%).

  • Sectors such as energy (24%), roads (18%), urban (17%) and railways (12%) amount to around 71% of the projected infrastructure investments in India.

  • The Centre (39%) and States (40%) are expected to have almost equal share in implementing the NIP in India, followed by the private sector (21%).

  • The Task Force has recommended that three Committees be setup:
    • a Committee to monitor NIP progress and eliminate delays;

    • a Steering Committee in each Infrastructure ministry level for following up implementation; and

    • a Steering Committee in DEA for raising financial resources for the NIP.

  • The NIP project database would be hosted on India Investment Grid (IIG) shortly to provide visibility to the NIP and help in its financing with prospective investors; domestic and foreign, able to access updated project level information. 

Source : PIB