(Department of Economic Affairs)
New Delhi, the 24th August, 2020

F. No. 13/1/2017-INF.—With the approval of the Competent Authority, an updated Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure Sub-sectors (Annexure-I) is hereby notified. The new list incorporates the following change to the notification dated 13th August, 2018:

“Affordable Rental Housing Complex” is included in the Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure Sub-sectors by insertion of a new item in the category of „Social and Commercial Infrastructure‟, with a footnote defining Affordable Rental Housing Complex.



Updated Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure Sub-sectors

Sl.No. Category Infrastructure sub-sectors
1. Transport and Logistics
  • Roads and bridges
  • Ports1
  • Shipyards2
  • Inland Waterways
  • Airport
  • Railway track including electrical & signalling system, tunnels, viaducts, bridges
  • Railway rolling stock along with workshop and associated maintenance facilities
  • Railway terminal infrastructure including stations and adjoining commercial infrastructure
  • Urban Public Transport (except rolling stock in case of urban road transport)
  • Logistics Infrastructure3
  • Bulk Material Transportation Pipelines4
2. Energy
  • Electricity Generation
  • Electricity Transmission
  • Electricity Distribution
  • Oil/Gas/Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage facility5
3. Water and Sanitation
  • Solid Waste Management
  •  Water treatment plants
  • Sewage collection, treatment and disposal system
  • Irrigation (dams, channels, embankments, etc.)
  • Storm Water Drainage System
4. Communication
  • Telecommunication (fixed network)6
  • Telecommunication towers
  • Telecommunication & Telecom Services
5. Social and Commercial Infrastructure
  • Education Institutions (capital stock)
  • Sports Infrastructure7
  • Hospitals (capital stock)8
  • Tourism infrastructure viz. (i) three-star or higher category classified hotels located outside cities with population of more than 1 million, (ii) ropeways and cable cars

1 Includes Capital Dredging

2 “Shipyard” is defined as a floating or land-based facility with the essential features of waterfront, turning basin, berthing and docking facility, slipways and/or ship lifts, and which is self sufficient for carrying on shipbuilding/repair/breaking activities.

3 “Logistics Infrastructure” means and includes Multimodal Logistics Park comprising Inland Container Depot (ICD) with minimum investment of Rs. 50 crore and minimum area of 10 acre, Cold Chain Facility with minimum investment of Rs. 15 crore and minimum area of 20,000 sft, and/or Warehousing Facility with investment of minimum Rs. 25 crore and minimum area of 1 lakh sq ft.

4 Includes Oil, Gas, Slurry, Water supply and Iron Ore Pipelines

5 Includes strategic storage of crude oil.

6 Includes optic fibre/wire/cable networks which provide broadband / Internet.

7 Includes the provision of Sports Stadia and Infrastructure for Academies for Training/Research in Sports and Sports-related activities.

8 Includes Medical Colleges, Para Medical Training Institutes and Diagnostics Centres.

9 Includes cold room facility for farm level pre-cooling, for preservation or storage of agriculture and allied produce, marine products and meat.

10 “Affordable Housing” is defined as a housing project using at least 50% of the Floor Area Ratio (FAR)/Floor Space Index (FSI) for dwelling units with carpet area@ of not more than 60 square meters.

11 “Affordable Rental Housing Complex” means a project to be used for rental purpose only for urban migrant/poor (EWS/LIG categories) for a minimum period of 25 years with basic civic infrastructure facilities such as water, sanitation, sewerage/septage, road, electricity along with necessary social/commercial infrastructure and the initial rent fixed by Local Authority/ Entities based on local survey of surrounding area wherein the project is situated.

Project means a listed project having at least 40 Dwelling Units of double room or single room or equivalent Dormitory Units or a mix of all three in any ratio but not more than one third of total built up area under double bedrooms units.

Dwelling Units (DUs) means a unit comprising of double bed room with living area, kitchen, toilet and bathroom of up to 60 square meters carpet area@ or single bed room with living area, kitchen, toilet and bathroom of up to 30 square meters carpet area@ .

Dormitory Units means a set of 3 Dormitory Bed with common kitchen, toilet and bathroom in 30 square meters carpet area@ meaning 10 square meters carpet area@ per Dormitory Bed. @ “Carpet Area” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (k) of section 2 of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016.

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