BHUBANESWAR: To ensure timely completion and proper management of infrastructure projects, the state government has decided to develop major roads, flyovers and railway over bridges through public private partnership mode.
The decision was taken at a high level meeting headed by chief minister Naveen Patnaik.
According to an official release, the major projects would develop in four different models including Build-operate-transfer (BOT) (Toll), BOT (toll & annuity), BOT (annuity-hybrid) and Operate-Maintain-Transfer (Toll).
The state government would spend over Rs 6111 crore in 15 years.
Roads to the length of 27 km and bridges of 3 km will be developed under BOT (toll) model for which the government plans to spend Rs 395 crore in 15 years. Similarly, the government aims to develop 11 road projects with the length of 593 km under BOT (toll and annuity) model with an investment of Rs 1827 crore.
Heavy traffic roads will be developed under the BOT (toll) and BOT (toll & annuity) model.
Under BOT (annuity-hybrid) model, the government plans to develop 10 low traffic road projects, three flyovers and 12 railway over bridges by spending Rs 2010 crore.
Major roads to the length of 212 km will be developed OMT model, official sources said.