As many as 363 infrastructureNSE -1.66 % projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, have shown cost overruns to the tune of over Rs 3.42 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, a report said.

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 crore and above.

“Total original cost of implementation of the 1452 projects was Rs 18,27,757.29 crore and their anticipated completion cost is likely to be Rs 21,70,036.32 crore.Read More