Event Summary – Smart Cities and the Role of Private Capital in Financing Municipal Infrastructure

Event Summary – Smart Cities and the Role of Private Capital in Financing Municipal Infrastructure
Sector:Clean Energy Finance Undertaken By:Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy Year Published:2017

A roundtable, held on 27 November 2017, supported by Shakti and organized by the Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy and Edelweiss brought together policy makers, Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and the private sector to discuss deeper policy reform measures to jumpstart the municipal bond market. Participants highlighted governance challenges, infrastructure gaps and institutional and financial arrangements that municipal bodies must consider to mobilize investments.