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NHAI Creates National Investment Promotion Cell (NHIPC)

The National Authority of India has created a National Investment Promotion Cell (NHIPC) for attracting domestic and foreign investment for projects. The cell will focus on engaging with global institution investors, construction companies, developers and fund managers for building investor participation in road infrastructure projects.

The Government has set an ambitious target of construction of 35,000 km. of National in the next five years involving an investment of Rs. 5,35,000/- crores under Bharatmala Pariyojana. Given the scale of investment required, both foreign and domestic investment from public and private sector is pivotal.

The primary focus of NHIPC will be to promote foreign and domestic investment in road infrastructure. The NHIPC will be working in close co-ordination with various connected Ministries and Departments of Government of India, State Governments, Apex Business Chambers like CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, and InvestIndia etc. NHIPC will also work in close co-ordination with Foreign Embassies and Missions in India and Indian Embassies and Missions situated in foreign countries.

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First Published: Thu, December 21 2017. 00:20 IST