The Gati-Shakti  Yojana  needs  meticulous  coordination   between   the government and the private sector to achieve the goal of connectivity. Discuss.

Sample Answer


Integration and coordination of the private sector along with the 16 Ministries as part of Gati-Shakti will further boost connectivity projects in a cost-effective and efficient manner.


Better Coordination Among Ministries and Private Sector under Gati-Shakti will lead to

  • Better planning, design and execution of projects
  • Cross-sectoral interaction for project prioritization
  • Identification of critical gaps in planning and funding
  • Reduce time for project clearance by the Ministries
  • Sharing of geospatial data on existing and planned infrastructure

Benefit of Meticulous Coordination with Private Sector

  • Reduce delay and cost overruns in infrastructure projects completion
  • Avoid duplication of work – digging of constructed roads to build sewer and gas pipelines
  • Leverage technology and operational and managerial expertise
  • Improve service delivery
  • Ensure Last Mile Connectivity
  • Multiplier effect on economy will improve Job creation


  • Heavily centralised
  • Development in tribal areas needs Gram Sabha approval
  • Environmental Clearance for Infrastructure Projects
  • Difficult to achieve seamless coordination


Meticulous planning with the private sector through Public-Private-Partnership propelled by seven engines of Gati Shakti help achieve India’s aim of 5 trillion Dollar economy and Atma Nirbhar Bharat.

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