Cabinet approves infusion of Rs.1,500 crore in IREDA

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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, approved the equity infusion of Rs.1500 crore in the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA).

  • This equity infusion will help in employment generation of approximately 10200 jobs-year and CO2 equivalent emission reduction of approximately 7.49 Million Tonnes CO2/year.

The additional equity infusion of 1500 Crore will enable IREDA 

  • To provide additional Renewable Energy (RE) financing, thus contributing better to the Government of India targets for RE. 
  • To facilitate the debt requirement of RE of additional capacity of approximately 3500-4000 MW


It is a Mini Ratna (Category-1) company under the administrative control of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE) was set up in 1987 to work as a specialized non-banking finance agency for the Renewable Energy (RE) sector.   

IREDA with more than 34 years of techno-commercial expertise, plays a catalytic role in the RE project financing which gives confidence to the FIs/banks to lend in the sector.

For more details on Mini Ratna see the post on 15th January 2022. 

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