Resumption and broad-basing of private investments has become critical to sustain the share of infrastructure investments.
Total order backlog of the engineering and construction firms was Rs.8.1 trillion at the end of FY18. Of the whole order backlog, almost 62 per cent was contributed by the construction companies, followed by 24 per cent of capital goods companies catering to the energy industry.
CRISIL launched the CRISIL InfraInvex, India's first investability index that tracks, measures and assesses the development, maturity and investment attractiveness of infrastructure sectors, along with the CRISIL Infrastructure Yearbook 2017, a first-of-its-kind annual publication.
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The four major private airports would require an investment of Rs 27,000 crore for expanding their existing capacities Â— which has reached saturation point, by 2021, according to a recent report. New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru cater to nearly 55 per cent of the countryÂ’s total air traffic.
CRISIL Ratings estimates that airports in New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, which cater to nearly 55 per cent of IndiaÂ’s air traffic, and which are operating near-full capacity, will need to spend heavily on expansion through 2021.
Collections in securitised pools of vehicle loan receivables rated by CRISIL saw a V-shaped recovery in January 2017 collections (payouts made in February 2017), rebounding to ~95 per cent from ~85 per cent in November, and virtually shrugging off demonetisation. On the other hand, pools backed by microfinance (MFI) receivables are under stress and being closely monitored, while those backed by home loans have remained unaffected.
Various reforms initiated by the government to ensure speedy approvals and clearances aided the pace of construction of roads, which improved 40 per cent from an average 4.3 km per day in FY2014-15 to 6 km in FY2015-16 and is likely to reach 11 km by FY2018, says Crisil.