Study of Success Levels and Success Criteria for Infrastructure Projects in Thiruvananthapuram
Sarosh Kothandath1, Hari Haran2

1Sarosh Kothandath, Research Scholar, Faculty of Management Studies, ICFAI University, Ranchi (Jharkhand), India.

2Dr. Hari Haran, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Management Studies, ICFAI University, Ranchi (Jharkhand), India.

Manuscript received on 30 June 2020 | Revised Manuscript received on 07 July 2020 | Manuscript Published on 11 August 2020 | PP: 30-36 | Volume-9 Issue-9S July 2020 | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijitee.I10060799S20| DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I1006.0799S20

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Abstract: Public Infrastructure projects are generally believed to be complex and success rates of these projects are reported as far from satisfactory. Advances in project management techniques over the yearsdoes not effectively address the success gap, the subjective nature of what constitutes project success adds more to the uncertainty. Public projects utilize public funds and hence has the accountability towards public opinion and are expected to generate positive public appeal from the users. This paper intends to discover the opinion of project users in Thiruvananthapuramcity on success criteria for infrastructure projects and to conduct a comparative analysis for transport and water sector projects as well as comparison of user and project professional viewpoints on project success for both these sectors.

Keywords: Infrastructure, Project Success, Success Criteria, User Preference.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences