Funding pattern as mentioned under first category is, however, the more common one in regard to the social sector; the gain expected, nevertheless, is in the realm of ‘efficiency’ and ‘effectiveness’ in service delivery.
Thus, PPP involves a long term relationship between the public sector and the private sector.
While the collaboration between the two, may take various forms like buyer –seller relationship, donor-
recipient relationship, the most stable partnership is in the form of ‘contract’ binding on both the parties.
Some of the important steps/initiatives taken by the State Government are mentioned below-
To accelerate the all encompassing growth of the State, it is imperative to especially promote
infrastructure development. Development of infrastructure facilit ies has direct impact on industrialization and investment. A large state like Uttar Pradesh essentially requires enormous investments in order to match international standards of infrastructure facilities or to be at par with comparatively advanced states such as Gujarat, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. It is not possible for the government to make investment of such volumes from its own resources. Therefore, it has been considered prudent to invite & encourage private participation on a large scale for expeditious development of infrastructure facilities.
Similarly, government expenditure on sick or non-profitable activities will have to be compulsorily reduced and therefore disinvestment/ privatization of a few public sector enterprises is also required.
Guidelines have been formulated with a view to ensure excellent implementation of above
mentioned activities in a transparent and competitive manner and to maintain uniformity in selection of developer for infrastructure projects under public -private partnership and selection of private investor in disinvestment/ privatization process. Likewise, guidelines have also been laid down for selection of reputed/ renowned consultant/ advisor in a transparent and competitive method in order to avail expert consultancy services in the selection process of private developer and private investor for disinvestment/
Government has also constituted a separate ‘Infrastructure Development Department’ to ensure
proper execution and implementation of policies and schemes for the development of basic infrastructure facilities for industrial growth, encouraging mega projects and their proper monitoring. Five extremely
crucial areas have been specified/ identified for infrastructure development which is given below:
Empowerment of Farmers
Development of Power Sector
High Quality Transport System
World-class Road Infrastructure
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