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December 31, 2019 / 04:43 PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman press conference highlights: FM says infra projects worth Rs 18.44 lk cr to be frontloaded in FY20

Power, including renewables; rail, irrigation; mobility; health; and digital form bulk of these Rs 105 lakh crore projects

  • December 31, 2019 / 04:26 PM IST
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  • December 31, 2019 / 03:52 PM IST

    Raghav Chandra, former chairman, NHAI, to CNBC-TV18: Successful implementation of the public-private partnership (PPP) model requires confidence building and handholding by the government.

  • December 31, 2019 / 03:50 PM IST

    Raghav Chandra, former chairman, NHAI, to CNBC-TV18: The rate of borrowing continues to be high for private infra players. The government needs to address practical challenges faced by private players. 

  • December 31, 2019 / 03:48 PM IST

    Raghav Chandra, former chairman, NHAI, to CNBC-TV18: The private sector would need significant incentives to ramp-up investments to 30 percent. Funding continues to be a challenge for private infrastructure players.

  • December 31, 2019 / 03:36 PM IST

    FM Sitharaman: Under NIP, Rs 2.5 lakh crore will be for port and airport projects, Rs 3.2 lakh crore for digital infra projects that have been identified, Rs 16 lakh crore for irrigation, rural, agri and food processing projects identified. Over Rs 16 lakh crore  infra projects including mobility projects.
    - PIB

  • December 31, 2019 / 03:31 PM IST

    FM Sitharaman: There will also be an annual supplementary report issued every year. 

  • December 31, 2019 / 03:30 PM IST

    1st edition of Annual Global Investors meet to be held in 2020 

    FM Sitharaman: Annual Global Investor meet will be organised, the first edition of which will be held in the second half of 2020.

  • December 31, 2019 / 03:29 PM IST

    63% projects under NIP already firmed up says FM

    FM Sitharaman: Rs 42.7 lakh crore worth projects are already under implementation. 63% of total infra projects are already firmed up. Power, Rail, Renewables, Urban,Irrigation Mobility, Water, and health to form bulk of Rs105 lakh crore projects.

  • December 31, 2019 / 03:27 PM IST

    FM Sitharaman: Several working groups under the task force, have suggested a lot of reform related steps, which will look at various aspects of the financial sector.