Monetisation drive: Holdco for infra assets divides policymakers

Policymakers within the NITI Aayog and government departments are divided over the creation of a special entity (or holding company) to park infrastructure assets for monetisation. This is even as the policy think tank has asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to create such a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to park its assets. This has been done to keep a pipeline of assets ready for monetisation, according to two government officials. A similar proposal is being considered for other infrastructure assets with other government departments. The NHAI has been ask.....

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