Q. Which of the following measure/measures is/are attract the private sector investment in Infrastructure?
1.Bundling an infrastructure project.
2.Simplification and transparency in the clearance procedures.
3.Providing credible and independent regulatory framework.
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C

Explanation: Experts have suggested for expanding public investment in the sector supplemented duly by a vigorous effort of attracting private investment (domestic as well as foreign).

Creating the conducive environment to attract private investment in infrastructure should include:

  1. Simplification and transparency in the clearance procedures;
  2. Unbundling an infrastructure project so that the private sector may go for only those unbundled segments of the project whose they are able to bear; and
  3. Providing credible and independent regulatory framework so that the private players get fair treatment.

Source: TMH Ramesh Singh