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Special Projects

The Ministry of Transports and Communications (MTC) has several implementation units in charge of carrying out a special project or fulfilling large operations. These implementation units have a decentralized or operational level within the Transport and Communications’ Sectors.


Generally, the implementation units, depending on its respective operating rules, have:


  • Administrative deconcentration level enabling to collect or not incomes.
  • Binding commitments, expenses and order payments with arrangement to the applicable regulation.
  • Recording information generated by actions and other transactions involved.
  • Reporting on the advance and/or compliance of goals.
  • Receiving and implementing disbursements of lending operations.
  • Being in charge of issuing and/or placing debt obligations.

The MTC’s Implementing Units are:

Provias Nacional

Provias Nacional Project is an implementing unit created through Supreme Decree No. 033-2002-MTC dated on July 12, 2002 that assumed all the rights and obligations of the Transport Rehabilitation Program (PRT, in Spanish), Special Transportation Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (PERT, in Spanish) and of the prior National Road Maintenance System (SINMAC, in Spanish).


It has a technical, administrative and financial autonomy. It is in charge of the implementation of building, improvement, rehabilitation and maintenance projects for the National Road Network in order to provide users with an efficient and safe transport contributing to the country’s economic and social integration.


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Provias Descentralizado

The Special Project of Transport Infrastructure Decentralization - Provias Descentralizado is an implementation unit which was created by the merging of Provias Departamental and Provias Rural under the absorption mode, through Supreme Decree No. 029-2006-MTC on August 12, 2006.


The Provias Decentralized is in charge of the preparation, management, administration and, where applicable, the implementation of infrastructure projects and programs of regional and rural transport in its several modes; as well as developing and strengthening institutional capabilities for the decentralized management of regional and rural management.


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Autonomous Authority of the Electric Mass Transportation System of Lima and Callao - AATE


The Autonomous Authority of the Electric Mass Transportation System of Lima and Callao (AATE) is an implementation unit which was created through Supreme Decree No. 001-86-MIPRE on February, 1986. It is responsible of the development of public transport system to improve, in a sustainable manner, the population mobility of Lima and Callao, guaranteeing a quality service and social responsibility which contributes to improve the quality of life of population.


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