Sitharaman to launch National Monetisation Pipeline on Monday
New Delhi, August 22, 2021
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will launch the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), which comprises a four-year pipeline of the Central Government's brownfield infrastructure assets, here tomorrow.
Besides providing visibility to investors, NMP will also serve as a medium-term roadmap for the Asset Monetisation initiative of the Government, an official press release said.
The Union Budget 2021-22 laid a lot of emphasis on Asset Monetisation as a means to raise innovative and alternative financing for infrastructure, and included a number of key announcements.
The National Monetisation Pipeline book will be released in the presence of NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar and NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, and Secretaries of relevant line ministries whose assets constitute the monetisation pipeline, the release added.