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While overall investments decline, India takes the lead in investments in new private infrastructure projects in the first quarter of 2010


Private activity in transport slows down in 2009, but remains concentrated in road projects

According to a recently released update from the Private Participation in Infrastructure Database, private activity in transport declined for the third consecutive year in developing countries. The update informed that investments have fallen by 20% and the number of projects has dropped by 19% in 2009 compared with 2008.  New private activity in transport was … Continue reading

English Medium Schools to be Established in Maharashtra under PPP

MUMBAI: Taking serious cognizance of the deteriorating standard of school education, the Congress-led Democratic Front government has drafted an ambitious public-private partnership plan to set up a network of English-medium “model schools’’ providing “world-class education’’ across the state. To read more, click here. 

Infrastructure – A $6 trillion investing opportunity

FORTUNE — Emerging-markets economies seem to have it all these days. Their lands are stocked with natural resources. Their national finances are strong. And a rising middle class is spurring breakneck growth in their businesses. Yet China, India, Brazil, and other developing countries share a glaring problem: inadequate infrastructure. The full article can be accessed from … Continue reading