The Viewpoint: The Funding Crunch in Infrastructure - Some Causes and Remedies

Pallavi Saluja June 16 2014

There is no doubt that one of the key challenges for the new government would be kick starting investment in infrastructure, which is currently estimated at INR 40.9 trillion. Most new infrastructure projects are proposed to be based on Public Private Partnership (PPP) model and funded by the private sector.

However, India has consistently fallen short of meeting such targets in the last few years. Implementation issues are faced by developers at all stages, from development stage (such as securing consents and approvals, land etc.), to securing financing . . .

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