FM Nirmala Sitharaman chairs meeting of NIIF's governing council
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:44 PM
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday chaired the governing council meeting of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF). "Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman chaired the Governing Council meeting of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) in North Block today. Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Shri @ianuragthakur was also present," the finance ministry said in a tweet on Tuesday.
NIIF acquires IDFC Infrastructure Finance
Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 3:02 PM
The NIIF of India said that it had acquired IDFC Infrastructure Finance Limited, a-non-banking finance company registered with RBI as an infrastructure debt fund. IDFC-IFL lends to operating infrastructure projects, and thereby enables original project financiers to recycle their capital following the commencement of operations. The company has a loan-book of more than Rs.4,500Cr, strong asset quality and no material repayment obligations for next-two-years.
Fin Min to set up strategic investment fund under NIIF
Sunday, May 27, 2018, 6:09 PM
The finance ministry is planning to set up a fund under the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) dedicated for strategic investments. Earlier this year, the NIIF kick-started its funding activity with a global operator of marine and inland terminals DP World by creating a platform for investing up to USD 3 billion in ports and logistics.