Tag: Social Sector

India extends VGF support to PPP infrastructure projects in social sector

NEW DELHI:In a bid to push public-private partnership (PPP) in health, education and water supply projects, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday decided to extend financial support in the form of viability gap funding (VGF) to the development of social infrastructure. The Centre currently provides VGF support of 20 per cent to […]

Finance Minister holds Pre-Budget Consultation with representatives of Social Sector

NEW DELHI: The Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman held her Fifth Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting with the stakeholders from Social Sector Groups here today. In her Opening Remarks, the Finance Minister, Sitharaman said that the public investment in social infrastructure like education, health and other services is a key determinant of quality […]

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