Capital outlay for the infrastructure sector up to Rs 5.97 lakh crore in FY2018v19 (up 20.8 per cent over FY2018), with major increase for segments like railways, telecommunication and affordable housing.
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
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India will need $1.5 trillion of investment in infrastructure over the next 10 years. Of this nearly $10 billion is required in sewage treatment plants. Similarly, about $8 billion is required to be invested in ensuring regular drinking water supply.
Hitting the High Notes
The governmentÂ´s move to demonetise old Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 banknotes has been widely hailed by the countryÂ´s infrastructure sector as a positive development. Industry representatives would also like the government and its agencies to simultaneously roll out adequate measures to counter any likely bumps on the road ahead.
Risk allocation wholly skewed against private sector
Vinayak Chatterjee, Chairman, Feedback Infra feels that the country has failed miserably on regulation, renegotiation, risk allocation and resourcing. He says that a comprehensive policy framework, including independent regulation, is required to make the PPP concept a success.