The Expert Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr Amit Mitra, Secretary-General, FICCI has been set up by the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) for developing Business models and innovative funding through PPP instruments. The Committee comprises of following members :
Mr Debabrata Bandyopadhyay, IAS (Retd), Former Rural Development Secretary
Mr Udayan Bose, Chairman and Founding Partner, Tamara Capital Advisors Private Limited
Mr Saurabh Srivastava, Chairman, Indian Venture Capital Fund and Co Founder, NASSCOM
Ms Soumya Raghavan, Financial Commissioner, Railways
Mr Abdul Kalam, Former CMD, Eastern Coalfields
Mr V K Agnihotri, Former Member, Railway Board
Mr S Ramanathan, Former GM, Eastern Railway
Mr Shiv Gopal Mishra, General Secretary, AIRF
Mr M Raghvaiah, General Secretary, NFIR
Mr V K Gupta, Adviser (Land and Amenities), Railway Board
Mr Mahesh Y Reddy, Senior Director, FICCI - Member Secretary
Developing structures that maximize the role of public-private partnerships (PPPs).
Developing innovative funding techniques through Public Private Partnership (PPP) instruments.
To identify economically unviable, but socially desirable projects for implementing them through innovative funding.
Initiating policies that would ensure time-bound creation of world class infrastructure delivering services matching international standards.
Monitoring progress of key infrastructure projects to ensure that established targets are realized.
Terms of Reference (TOR):
1.Developing business models & innovative funding through PPP instruments in respect of the following:-
Industrial Corridor: Delhi-Mumbai industrial Corridor along side Western Dedicated Freight Corridor comprising industrial hubs, rail-port connectivity, logistics parks, mega power plants and the same in respect of the Ludhiana-Dankuni Industrial Corridor along side Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor
Utilising railway land bank along side the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor for starting projects in rolling stock production, assembly facilities and coach rehabilitation at Dankuni-Majerhat-Norpara
Private freight Terminals and multi-modal logistics parks
Possibilities of PPP/JV?in setting up of new coach factory at Kancharapara-Halisahar Railway Complex
World-class stations, Multi-functional Complexes, Medical Colleges, Nursing Colleges
Setting up of 1000 MW power plant at Adra in collaboration with NTPC
Developing business models and strategies for Commercial utilization of railway land and air space
To identify from the existing basket of all the economically unviable. Yet socially desirable railway projects, for the purpose of undertaking such projects through innovative funding, including participation of all stake holders and State Governments
Review of status of progress of ongoing activities undertaken by Railway
To develop vision 2020 for the Railways with appropriate phasing of unfolding this vision, in the short, medium and long term plans of action
Any other connected issues that may be referred or entrusted to the Committee
New Delhi - 110001
Source : Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 07-03-2011
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