Mumbai: Maharashtra is in “final” talks with the AIIB for funding the Metro projects, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said. The chief minister addressing a session at the 3rd annual meeting of the AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank).
He said,”Maharashtra is in “final” talks with the AIIB for funding the Metro projects, and the process is likely to be concluded soon”.
Fadnavis added,”However, on the Mumbai-Nagpur prosperity corridor, we have just initiated talks with the AIIB though the state has already tied up with some Indian banks for the projects.”
The country is looking at a very high growth rate and infrastructure development, for which sustainability is the key, the chief minister said.
Maharashtra is targeting to be the first state to have a USD 1-trillion economy in the country and infrastructure-enabled growth will help it achieve the same, Fadnavis said