Blog Entry# 4670301
Posted: Jul 16 (18:05)
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The opening of the Railways to the private sector will need a push. The nudge given by Railways minister will not suffice. Gradualism does not work when it comes to cracking state monopolies. Until comprehensive reforms are undertaken and a level playing field established, nothing will fly off the rail.
Private rolling stock on government rails will amount to very little or nothing. Imagine if the 1994 telecom reforms had been limited to Virtual Network Operations riding on the department of telecommunications (DOT) infrastructure with the latter continuing to be a policymaker,