National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID)
Part of: Prelims and GS-III – GS-III- Infrastructure
Context The National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) is likely to begin lending operations with loans to about 190-200 projects in the railways, roads and energy sector.
- Aim is to catalyse investment in the fund-starved India’s infrastructure sector.
What is National bank of financing infrastructure and development or NaBFID?
- It is a development financial institution for funding infrastructure projects in India.
- It is answerable to the parliament and submits audited accounts every year.
- It is outside the purview of CBI, CVC and CAG to enable faster decision-making.