VIABILITY GAP FUNDING
Expeditious implementation of major programmes to lift GDP by 1-1.5 per cent: Assocham
Assocham today said expeditious implementation of the major programmes unveiled will lift the country's GDP growth by at least 1-1.5 per cent.
Department of Telecommunication plans subsidies, grants and overseas borrowings for telcos to invest in green technologies
The DoT plans to f...
ET in the classroom: Viability gap funding
ET scans viability gap funding a day after govt extends it to health & education sectors.
Mizoram Governor Vakkom Purushothaman hails state's economic growth
He said the Planning Commission had so far released Rs 1,208.82 crore under the Additional Central Assistance for implementation of the NLUP.
Rays Power commissions 14 solar power projects in FY'14
Rays Power is now starting two new parks in Rajasthan for 100 MW of capacity and its solar power capacity is now 85 MW with 56 projects.
Proposal for 750 MW solar power projects gets Cabinet nod
The CCEA approved the implementation of a scheme for setting up of 750 MW of grid-connected solar PV projects.
Viability gap funding to be extended to education, health
The government will soon provide a framework for viability gap funding for creation of physical infrastructure in health and education space though public-private partnership (PPP).
Air India threatens to stop operations to North East airports
The NEC finances Alliance Air's operations in the crucial region each year through viability gap funding (VGF) under a MoU between the two sides.
Centre sanctions Rs 1920 cr VGF for Trans Harbour Link Project
The project with an estimated cost of Rs 9,630 crore will be implemented on a public-private partnership basis and is likely to be completed in about five years.
Plan Commission approves Rs 35,500 cr plan size for Madhya Pradesh
The Planning Commission approved plan size to Rs 35,500 crore for 2013-14 for Madhya Pradesh, about 26.8 per cent higher than in the preceding fiscal.
RBI favours viability gap funding scheme
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is in favour of a viability gap funding scheme to push banks to spread their branch networks in, hitherto, untapped interiors of the northeastern region (NER).
Airports Authority of India's dividend pay out to fund RCS flights
The finance ministry has agreed to fund the Ude Desh ke Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme through the dividend that AAI pays to the government every year.
Low-cost airports linked to financial viability; plans for 50 cities doubtful
“Many airports in the past have been opened up without any rhyme or reason other than the clout of the local politician."
Government clears 9 road projects worth Rs 11,597 crore
Govt has cleared 9 road projects costing about Rs 11,597 cr from 4 states including Maharashtra, Bihar.
Viability gap funding, Irrigation and Water Resource Finance Company to make life better for irrigation companies
This year's Union Budget has proposed viability gap funding (VGF) for irrigation projects and setting up of an Irrigation and Water Resource Finance Company.
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