ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Constraints in Accessing Capital Market by Urban Local Bodies

Financing Capital Investments in Urban Infrastructure

In recent years arranging funds for infrastructural facilities, particularly urban basic services, has become the major plank of urban development policy in India. In the absence of a current account surplus, governments have been forced to look for alternative sources of financing long-term investments needed for urban basic services. This paper examines the nitty-gritty of alternative/unconventional modes of financing infrastructure, particularly, urban basic services in the country and analyses their feasibility in the current urban context.



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