Topics Covered: Infrastructure
Development Support Services For States/UTs (DSSS) For Infrastructure Projects
What to study?
For Prelims and Mains: About the project- features and significance.
Context: NITI Aayog and Ladakh Union Territory have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, under which NITI Aayog will support the administration of the Ladakh through its initiative “Development Support Services to States for Infrastructure Projects” (DSSS).
About Development Support Services For States/UTs (DSSS) For Infrastructure Projects:
- Implemented by NITI Aayog.
- Aim: To achieve transformational, sustained delivery of infrastructure projects with state of art capacity disseminated at all levels of governance.
- The key objective: Creating PPP success stories and rebooting infrastructure project delivery models so a sustainable infrastructure creation cycle is established.
- How it works? The DSSS Infrastructure initiative involves providing project level support from Concept plan till financial closure to State Governments / UTs.
Sources: the Hindu.