PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS Though projects in the range of 500 crores,1000 crores or even more than that was earlier handled by government departments but they always lacked with timely delivery and quality of projects. This was because of lack of planning and even because of lack of modern day tracking of projects. Now this gap was merged with the entry of a private player. There are glaring examples that this model has been a big success, be it RGIA of Hyderabad or modernization of Delhi and Mumbai airports, each of these projects has been a big success.
VARIOUS FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE PPP MODELS DESIGN-BUILD(DB) BUILD-OPERATE OWN(BOO) BUILD-OPERATE TRANSFER(BOT) BUILD-OWN-OPERATE-TRANSFER(BOOT) BUY-BUILD-OPERATE(BBO)
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad
Development The airport project is a public-private joint venture between GMR Group, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad and both Government of Andhra Pradesh and Airports Authority of India (AAI). GMR Group holds 63% of the equity, MAHB 11%, while the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Airports Authority of India each hold 13%. Design and construction began in September 2005 and the airport was opened in March 2008.
Terminal 1 has 12 contact and 30 remote stands for aircraft parking.
Other buildings, including the air traffic control tower, Technical Building, cargo hangars (100,000 tonnes capacity), maintenance hangars, utilities under a combined area of 35,000 m2 (380,000 sq ft) have also been developed.
A 1500 car parking lot in front of Terminal 1 is operational for the convenience of passengers and visitors to the airport. A hotel has also been constructed in this phase.
Terminal 1 will be expanded to an area of 250,000 m2 (2,700,000 sq ft) to cater to the growing demand.
The terminal building will have 54 stands for aircraft parking. The low cost terminal will also be expanded to its full capacity of 1.5 m passengers per annum.
A second runway, needed before commencement of Terminal 2, will be constructed. An increase in established facilities such as hotels, offices, cargo and maintenance facilities will be undertaken. The total developed area at the end of this phase will be approximately 470,000 m2 (5,100,000 sq ft).
The airport will reach its full maturity after the third phase. An additional floor area of 430,000 m2 (4,600,000 sq ft) will be developed bringing the total built-up area to 900,000 m2 (9,700,000 sq ft).
The ultimate master plan provides for a capacity of 40 million passengers per annum with the accompanying air and ground facilities. Further acquisition of land to the north and south will allow expansion of a third and fourth runway on demand.
Hyderabad International Airport was ranked fifth Best Airports Globally by Airports Council International.
Number one airport in 5-15 million passenger category by the Airport Council International in a worldwide conducted survey.
Center for Asia Pacific Aviation’s (CAPA) newly instituted award in the category, “Best Airport Environmental Performance of the Year”.
Retained the number one position for the second year in a row among 49 airports handling 5-15 million passengers per annum (mppa), Indira Gandhi International Airport came fourth in a group of 19 airports in the 25-40 mppa category.
The rankings were done on the basis of a global airport services quality (ASQ) survey by the Airports Council International (ACI) of 153 airports, including 6 Indian ones.
What is Greenfield projects? A greenfield project is one which is not constrained by prior work. It is constructing on unused land where there is no need to remodel or demolish an existing structure.