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Mr. Rana Kapoor Felicitated for “Transformational Leadership & Exemplary Contribution to Infrastructure Banking in India at Lokmat Infrastructure Conclave

YES BANK Releases Knowledge Report on ‘Redefining Indian Infrastructure’

Mumbai, September 13, 2016: Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK and Chairman, YES Institute, was felicitated for “Transformational Leadership & Exemplary Contribution to Infrastructure Banking in India” at the Lokmat Infrastructure Conclave. The award was presented by 
Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Ports. A direct result of Mr Kapoor’s foresight and vision is a dedicated Infrastructure Knowledge Banking team at YES BANK, offering a comprehensive set of financial and advisory solutions to infrastructure companies. The team serves clients across sectors including Transport, Energy, Logistics and Urban Infrastructure. The award felicitation recognized Mr. Kapoor’s contribution to the Infrastructure sector both as a Banker and an Industry Thought Leader over the past three and a half decades. 

At the Lokmat Infrastructure Conclave held in Mumbai, YES BANK also unveiled a Knowledge Report titled “Redefining Indian Infrastructure”. The report was unveiled by Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Ports Shri Nitin Gadkari and Mr. Sanjay Palve, Senior Group President – Corporate Finance and Corporate Banking, YES BANK. The event was also attended by top bureaucrats related to the infrastructure sector, business leaders and infra experts.

The YES BANK Knowledge Report reviews the current infrastructure set up and identifies key gaps that need to be plugged if India is to maintain its economic growth momentum. The analysis particularly focuses on Maharashtra – looking at existing infrastructure and planned initiatives. It highlights the various major initiatives taken by the central government with regard to port and road infrastructure, with special focus on port-led industrialization and efforts to boost inland waterways and coastal shipping, promotion of “green infra” projects and adoption of state of art technology. 

While also listing the major challenges faced by the infrastructure industry, the report focuses on how these challenges can be best overcome. Against this backdrop, the report also looks into various alternative and innovative financing structures that could be explored to propel the infrastructure sector. In conclusion, the report lists a series of policy recommendations.

The entire report is available at : 


YES BANK, is a high quality, customer centric and service driven Bank. Since inception in 2004, YES BANK has grown into a ‘Full Service Commercial Bank’ providing a complete range of products, services and technology driven digital offerings, catering to corporate, MSME & retail customers. YES BANK operates its Investment banking, Merchant banking & Brokerage businesses through YES SECURITIES and its Mutual Fund business through YES Asset Management (India) Limited, both wholly owned subsidiaries of the Bank. Headquartered in Mumbai, it has a pan-India presence across all 28 states and 9 Union Territories in India including an IBU at GIFT City, and a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

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Jitesh Patel

Delna Irani

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