The government proposed committee, headed by C Rangarajan, to resolve inter-ministerial differences over the proposal to reschedule premium payments for a clutch of highway projects will have five members, say sources.
The Union government may consider to reschedule premium payment worth Rs 98,000 crore to be paid by private road concessionaires to National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for 23 road projects. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) would soon to consider a proposal in this regard.
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), IndiaÂ’s nodal road development agency, has warned that almost Rs 98,000 crore of premium revenue from highway builders is in jeopardy after its proposal to reschedule the premium payments due from road developers was turned down by the Union Law Ministry.
GVK Power & Infrastructure may request National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to reschedule its premium payment for a highway project in Madhya Pradesh. Media reports suggest that the company may submit a proposal to the NHAI on the lines of infrastructure major GMR Infrastructure