403 infrastructure projects show cost overruns of Rs 4.05 lakh crore owing to delays

403 infrastructure projects show cost overruns of Rs 4.05 lakh crore owing to delays
"Total original cost of implementation of the 1,686 projects was Rs 20,66,771.94 crore and their anticipated completion cost is likely to be Rs 24,71,947.66 crore, which reflects overall cost overruns of 4,05,175.72 crore (19.60 per cent of original cost)," Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation latest report for March 2020 said.