VIABILITY GAP FUNDING
Charter operators may put small towns on aviation map
The new aviation policy be ing finalised by aviation secretary R N Choubey will have the complete blueprint of this ambitious plan. But it is learnt that the SCAs will have to bid for routes, in which even schedule airlines can participate.
Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam urges PM Modi to fund for NITI Aayog approved schemes
"I request you to issue necessary directions to NITI Aayo...
Government offers funding, dedicated contracts to BPO industry to create jobs in North-East
The government is looking at this demand, having ...
IRB Infrastructure Developers ties up finance of Rs 1,756 crore to fund road project
The average cost of debt of this project finance is approximately 11.75 per cent per annum. The concession period for the project is 26 years.
Budget 2015: Rising NPAs may hit bid to boost municipal infrastructure fund
The facility was meant to provide an alternative finance route to fund construction of municipal infrastructure, a key element of the BJP government.
Social businesses go searching for grant funding
Businesses that marry some commercial returns and social good are increasingly turning to grants for funding.Critics say the 'free money' will make them lazy. Backers say it facilitates greater expression provided terms are attached to it.
Parliamentary panel asks government to revisit target on units polluting Ganga
The panel made a strong pitch for using bio-fertilisers and less water-guzzling irrigation methods to cut losses caused by over extraction of water from the river.
Hyderabad: L&T, Telangana stare at fresh tussle over execution of metro rail project
The project, for which a concession agreement was signed in July 2012, has seen a cost overrun of Rs 3,000 crore, taking the projected cost to nearly Rs 20,000 crore.
‘Speed up Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep connectivity plan’
The regulator had originally recommended the capital investment for boosting telecom coverage on the islands nearly two years ago.
We expect to see substantial forward movement in stalled projects: Sanjay Mitra, Road Secretary
Sanjay Mitra, Secretary of road transport and highways talks about the road projects and the steps taken by government to restart stalled projects.
Net neutral, shift gears: Now we must push forceful measures to extend full internet access to all Indians
India’s battle for net neutrality is won for now, with last week’s Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) ruling going against Facebook’s so-called Free Basics service.
Big step for energy programme: Storage battery at 750-MW Andhra Pradesh solar plant likely
It is the first hybrid tender of the SECI in which every bidder will have to include a small storage system alongside its solar plant.
Centre formulates new funding pattern for NCR projects
The Centre today formulated a new funding pattern for the states under which they would be provided 15 per cent of the project cost as grant against loan and Viability Gap Funding for works carried out under PPP mode.
Government awards 235 routes under UDAN, seaplanes to fly on 18 routes
SpiceJet, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India subsidiary Airline Allied Services Ltd or Alliance Air, and Turbo Aviation are among the operators that have bagged the routes in the third round.
Maharashtra govt moots new fund model for Metro projects
Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan indicated that a new funding model will be used for the proposed metro projects across the state.
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