Several power projects with total capacities exceeding 30,000 mw that have been up for sale could clinch deals now as easing regulatory hurdles have improved investor sentiment. There have been no buyers for about 28 power projects, including L&T’s 1,400 mw Rajpura power plant in Punjab, CLP Inda’s Jhajjar plant, GMR Infrastructure’s Nagpur-based Warora Power

The wishlist Fast-track the project clearance and implementation process Reduce regulatory uncertainty and simplify project clearance process Rekindle private sector involvement in infra space, especially in roads Identify 100 ‘must-do’ projects like the DMIC, dedicated freight corridor, highways, railroads, airports Make infra projects viable by encouraging investment through infra funds/trusts Fiscal deficit in the first

How FM can clean infra sector mess

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Fiscal deficit in the first two months has hit a six-year high of 45.6% of the full-year target on high non-Plan spends, while tax receipts crawled up 3.1% against a projected 19% print, indicating the badly stretched finances. It will, therefore, be imprudent to expect that finance minister Arun Jaitley will wield a magic wand

Leading boutique investment banking firm Singhi Advisors has expanded its leadership team by inducting former CEO of Smartlink Network Bimal Raj and Narayan Shetkar from Srei Infra Finance. Prior to his new job at Singhi Advisors as partner and head of infotech and technology vertical, Bimal Raj was the chief executive of networking firm Smartlink

With improvement in business sentiment following change of guard at the Centre, major Indian corporate houses, led by Tatas and Reliance, have committed to invest nearly $100 billion (Rs.6 lakh crore) in three years expressing their faith in the economy. A portion of this investment will go for their overseas operations as they have harboured

MUMBAI: India-Japanese deal enquiries have increased manifold since Prime Minister NarendraModi’s visit to Japan and 35-40 Japanese companies are looking at the domestic market after his May victory, boutique investment bank Singhi Advisors has said. The queries since the May victory are worth around $1.5 billion, according to a back of the envelope calculation. “Modi’s

Singhi Advisors’ Mahesh Singhi says the film has left a lasting impression on him for portraying how focused, spirited work can take a person to the target. A movie that truly inspired Mahesh Singhi, managing director of investment banking firm Singhi Advisors, was Iqbal, a 2005 Hindi film directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. The movie is