Construction period and capital-investment make debt servicing a challenge
Look what BEML, Otis, Robbins, Siemens, Voltas are offering to metro-rail
Lifts, escalators, elevators and tunnel ventilation systems are expanding
Construction opportunities for contracting cos and supporting industries
About 10% of the total project cost comprises electrical installation.
The ‘metro man’ points out to challenges faced by metro-rail projects
Centre issues mandatory parameters for electrical components in Metro-rail.
The agency is funding Kochi, Bengaluru, Nagpur and Pune metro projects.
JICA extends a cumulative loan amount of about Rs 870 bn for six cities.
Approved in 2017, the Metro Rail Policy not only makes PPP mandatory but directs states to adopt innovative mechanisms such as value capture financing tools and enable low-cost debt capital by issuing corporate bonds.