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Modi govt is planning to set up DFIs, but it needs to figure out sources for funds first

Subsidised credit from the government and the RBI has not proved to be a sustainable source in the past. Moreover, the bond market in India is still awaiting reforms.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | ANI

India the place to be, we will make it an engine of global growth resurgence, says Modi

PM Narendra Modi calls on long-term global investors to invest in infrastructure in India, and says the country will have a multiplier effect on development and growth across the world.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | ANI

Modi meets foreign investors today as India looks to attract investments for infrastructure

India is banking on infrastructure to become a growth driver for the economy that is headed for a double digit contraction in 2020-21.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during the inauguration of Atal tunnel, world's longest highway tunnel, in Manali on 3 October | PTI photo

Modi govt prepares for 75th Independence Day, to keep big-ticket projects ready for showcase

PMO has set a 9 October deadline for infrastructure ministries to send a list of such projects that can be completed on or before 15 August 2022.
A worker stands in front of steel tubes at the Steel Authority of India Ltd in Rourkela, Odisha | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg File photo

Output of 8 crore infrastructure sectors drops by 9.6% in July

Seven sectors i.e. coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, steel, cement and electricity saw negative growth for the fifth consecutive month.

Off The Cuff with Deepak Parekh

Deepak Parekh, Chairman of HDFC Ltd, India's largest housing finance company, was the guest at ThePrint's Off the Cuff. In a conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Parekh talks about the stressed financial system and how the sector could see consolidation in the coming months. He was also optimistic about demand recovery in the coming months and advocated aggressive asset monetization and disinvestment to create fiscal space. Parekh also cautioned against blindly printing money. Parekh said builders should look to provide discounts and clear their housing inventory in the coming months.
Workers at a road construction site pictured in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh | Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg

India’s crawling infrastructure projects to be delayed further by Covid and lockdown

Construction of everything from roads to ports were already behind schedule by an average 3.5 years, according to an analysis by the Indian govt.
Shaktikanta Das

Mega projects can reignite economy but infra NPAs for banks remains high, says RBI governor

In an address to the CII, Das stressed the need for alternative sources of infra financing, and pushed for early completion of FTAs with US, UK and EU.
The under-construction Zuari bridge in Goa (representational image) | Photo: ANI

With growth in mind, finance ministry asks infrastructure ministries to ramp up spending

The decision to increase infrastructure spending comes at a time when the Indian economy is forecast to contract by more than 5 per cent in 2020-21.
A medic conducts door-to-door testing in New Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

As India’s soldiers secure borders, ICMR is protecting Indian lives inside them

ICMR’s Covid programme has proved to be a flag-bearer of Atmanirbhar Bharat as we have worked in close coordination with the domestic healthcare industry to make India self-sufficient in testing.

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