NITI Aayog and QCI Launched National Program and Project Management Policy Framework.

NITI Aayog and Quality Council of India launched the ‘National Program and Project Management Policy Framework’ (NPMPF). The framework aims to bring radical reforms in the way infrastructure projects are executed in India.


  • Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari unveiled the Indian Infrastructure Body of Knowledge (InBoK) on the occasion.
  • “NPMPF” will help to realise the Prime Minister’s vision of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
  • The framework would ensure the quality infrastructure by reduce costs and waste material. The framework do not compromise on the environment and ecology. It further ensure time-bound and result-oriented delivery of projects.
  • The framework also ensure the accountability, monitoring, transparency, corruption-free system and a fast-track decision-making process.

Aim of the framework

The framework is aimed at formulating the radical reforms with an action plan of:

  1. Adopting a program and project management approach for infra development.
  2. Institutionalizing and promoting the profession of program and project management
  3. Enhancing the institutional capacity and capability of professionals.

How the initiative would be taken forward? 

Under the initiative, a capability development program will be launched to create awareness on the program and project management. This way, the initiative would also ensure that it maintains its momentum and makes an impact on projects being planned and implemented currently.

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