About the Book
The book is the most original, comprehensive and critical investigation of Public-Private partnership. The book is classified into twelve chapters. First chapter introduces the concepts of public-private partnership (PPP).Second chapter discusses developing and strengthening capacities for public-private partnership in India and abroad. Third chapter presents a global scenario and Indian experience of private participation in the infrastructure development while fourth chapter discusses PPPs participation in power, transport and urban infrastructure in India. Fifth chapter discusses the relevance of PPPs for India and examines the initiatives taken by the government for facilitating PPPs while sixth chapter discusses the PPP auditing for appraisal and approval of projects. Seventh chapter discusses role of PPPs in social sector and describes implementation of various programmes through PPP under different ministries while eighth chapter discusses role of PPP in education. Ninth chapter assesses efficiency of Indian healthcare delivery system and discusses the national policies for involvement of NGOs while tenth chapter discusses municipal solid waste management policy initiatives at the national level. Eleventh chapter discusses public-private partnership approach in Indian dairy industry while twelfth chapter focuses on the historical case of colonial India to examine the effects of changes in public-private authority on the performance of Indian Railways.
About the Author
Dr. Jaquir Iqbal worked as Principal Financial Officer with the Quantitative Strategies, Risk and Analytics department in the Treasury of the World Bank in Washington D.C. He earned his Ph.D. in International finance from the George Washington University where he also serves as adjunct faculty of International Finance. He has published several articles on Islamic Finance in reputed journals and has presented papers at international forums. He has extensive experience with capital markets, exotic derivative products, risk management, financial sector development and financial modeling. His research interests include Islamic Finance, Financial Engineering, Structured Finance and International Banking.