Finance Minister P Chidambaram informed Rajya Sabha that the government would take an early decision on the proposal to set up a National Investment Board (NIB) under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The board is intended to expedite clearances for mega projects. A proposal is under consideration for constitution of a Cabinet committee with Prime Minister as ch
According to a government statement, the proposed Single Point Mooring (SPM) and allied facilities for import of crude oil at the Kandla port received clearance from the Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI). The Rs 621.53 crore project would increase its capacity by 12 million tonne per annum (mn tpa) to 104 mn tpa and it would be set up off Veera (outside Kandla creek) in Gulf of Kutch at
Since infra projects are long term projects, Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDF) can bring in the big push in the sector as innovative means of credit enhancement is expected to provide long term, low cost debt, says D. V Prasad, Head-Finance, Essar Projects, in an interaction with Sumantra Das.