New Delhi: Board of Directors of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) have approved a proposal to raise up to Rs 5,700 crore through the issuance of bonds on a private placement basis in multiple tranches in FY 2023-24.
The fund raised will be used to part finance its capex requirement, for providing inter corporate loans to wholly-owned subsidiaries/JVs and for general corporate purposes.
This will be done by securitization of cashflows of 4 operational SPVs (special purpose vehicles) viz. POWERGRID Bhuj Transmission, POWERGRID Khetri Transmission System, POWERGRID Medinipur Jeerat Transmission System and POWERGRID Varanasi Transmission System up to March, 2034.
The company is raising Rs 500 core in the first tranche with a green shoe option of (additional) Rs 1,400 crore.