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        Infusing Vigour in Infrastructure

        Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced a  `6 lakh
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        crore National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), which is aimed to unlock value
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        in infrastructure assets across sectors including airports, railways, roads,
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        potential of `6 lakh crores through core assets of central government over   Road, Chembur (East), Mumbai – 400 071.
        the four-year period from  FY  2022 to FY  2025.  Ownership of assets  will   Tel: 022-25271902
        remain with the government and there will be a mandatory hand-back.”
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        Asset monetization will unlock resources and lead to value unlocking, she   editor@constructionopportunities.in
        said.
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        This plan essentially intends to infuse funds into infrastructure sector and
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        fast track development projects. Road assets, the biggest beneficiary
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        of this plan, worth `1.60 lakh crore will be monetized over four years till
        FY25, which will be implemented by the Road Transport and Highways   Head Circulation & Subscription:
        Ministry and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). With such a   Subhash Bhogale
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        promising measure, the government has extended hands of partnership
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        be harnessed going ahead. With the poised capabilities of the private   Asif Padwekar
        players, the government aims to monetize these either languishing or   coordinator@constructionopportunities.in
        under-utilized assets.                                            Press Releases:
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        While Covid-19 has hit hard each and every industrial sector, it has also
        proved to be an opportunity for the government and private companies   All rights reserved. While all efforts are made to
        to have a hard look at the assets which are under-utilized. Thankfully,   ensure that the information published is correct.
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        government and  companies  in  tandem  have  looked  inwards  and
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        have been finding means and ways to enhance efficiency and boost
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        KEY to enhance GDP. As the government is all set to transition towards new
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        All EYES are on INFRASTRUCTURE players once again and forever will be!
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