Nandan Yalgi, Managing Director, Boxco Logistics India Pvt Ltd, lauds the efforts of the Ministry of Shipping in launching port-led development projects that will eventually bring down logistics costs across the country.
KS Popli, Chairman and Managing Director, India Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) maintains his calm even when he encounters tough questions. With a $100 million fund tie-up for the solar sector, he is awaiting the right, financially-viable projects to fund.
Planning and implementing a project of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor stature is not everyone's cup of tea. But, Alkesh Sharma, CEO and MD, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Ltd (DMICDC), is a man of action.
If you look at the current state of power generation projects in India, we have around 40-45 GW of stranded capacity. Of this, around 10-15 GW of capacity is operational, but unable to generate any power due to lack of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
If the Indian economy needs to sustain its growth momentum in the coming decade, developing world-class infrastructure facilities is of paramount importance. Traditionally in India, a significant portion of debt requirement for financing infrastructure has been met by borrowing from domestic banks.