National Infrastructure Pipeline Current Affairs, GK & News

National Infrastructure Pipeline: Financing Bank to be set up

The government is considering to introduce a new bill “National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill, 2021” in the ongoing budget session of the parliament. This bill will be passed with the objective of setting up a new development finance institution (DFI) so as to finance the infrastructure projects. What is Development Finance Institution (DFI)? The ..

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Union Cabinet: Capital Infusion of Rs 6,000 crores into NIIF approved

On November 25, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved Rs 6,000 crores of capital infusion into the National Infrastructure Investment Fund. This is a part of the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The move will leverage to create financial pipeline of Rs 1 lakh crore. National infrastructure investment fund The National Investment Infrastructure Fund was set up ..

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National Infrastructure Pipeline Online Dashboard launched

The Union Finance Minister has launched the dashboard of the National Infrastructure Pipeline in order to manage and integrate all the details regarding the projects at one place. The online portal is now showcasing 6800 live projects being implemented in the country. Objective This portal will help in providing real-time status of the ongoing projects ..

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Green Field Expressway Project

The Government of India recently agreed to convert the Delhi-Amristar-Katra Expressway into a green field project. The highway will connect five historic towns in the state of Punjab. They include Goindwal Sahib, Sultanpur Lodhi, Khadoor Sahib and Tarn Taran. What is the issue? On the complaints of the locals over the project failing to connect ..

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National Land Management Corporation recommended by National Infrastructure Pipeline Task Force

The Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline recently submitted its report to the Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitaraman. Under the report, the task force has recommended to set up National Land Management Corporation. Highlights The National Land Management Corporation will help to monetize state-owned surplus lands in a systematic way. The Task Force recommends to ..

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