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The infrastructure story is waiting to unfold

The infrastructure story is waiting to unfold

Infrastructure is the backbone on which the economic and social wellbeing of any country hinges. Though India has emerged as the third largest economy, its GDP growth rate slowed down to less than 5 per cent in FY 13-14, as against a CAGR of 8.4 per cent during 2003 - 2010.

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Finally the Cure?

Finally the Cure?

Long term financing has been ailing the infrastructure sector making alternate non-banking financing options like Infrastructure Debt Funds (IDFs) more viable. Rahul Kamat and Garima Pant explore the IDF environment in India. The yawning infrastructure gap in the country is seeking closure to unleash its locked growth potential.

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Infra Insights

Infra Insights

Long-term financing is what the Indian infrastructure sector needs to attain the projected growth. And Infrastructure Debt Funds (IDFs), which the government had in 2011-12 fiscal under Finance Minister P Chidambaram allowed to form to step up investment in the infrastructure sector, which requires $ 1 trillion in the 12th Plan.

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Seeking Revival

Seeking Revival

The 6th Annual India Roads Conference organised by ASAPP Media invited industry think tanks and sector people to deliberate, discuss and ponder over the issues plaguing the roads sector in the country. The conference focused on 'Accelerating India's Road to Growth'.

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Infradebt refinances road project

Infradebt refinances road project

India Infradebt (Infradebt), which is the countryÂ’s first Infrastructure debt funds (IDFs) in the NBFC format, completed its first transaction by refinancing a road project of Zirakpur-Parwanoo section of NH-22. The stretch is built by Himalayan Expressway, which is part of Jaiprakash Group. The debt fund is sponsored by ICICI Bank along with Bank of Baroda, Citigroup and LIC

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IDFs set to get funds from EPFO

IDFs set to get funds from EPFO

Following the approval of new norms by the board of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, the pension fund may invest part of its Rs 5 trillion corpus in infrastructure debt funds (IDFs). The new norms allow the pension fund body to invest in bonds with tenures up to 25 years and this may enable it to consider IDF

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Minister suggests lenders to offload loans to IDF

Minister suggests lenders to offload loans to IDF

Banks must hand over their loan for infrastructure projects to Infrastructure Debt Funds (IDFs) once the projects are completed so that banks can get funds to lend to fresh projects. Finance Minister P Chidambaram suggested this to banks recently. IDF provides long term finance through the lif