IL&FS Transportation Networks Defaults On NCD Payments
Road construction takes place near the IL&FS building, one of India’s leading infrastructure-development and finance companies, in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Bloomberg News)

IL&FS Transportation Networks Defaults On NCD Payments

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IL&FS Transportation Networks, a group company of the troubled IL&FS Group, has defaulted on payment of Rs 20.91 crore due on principal and interest of non-convertible debentures because of insufficient funds, the company said in a stock exchange filing.

IL&FS Transportation Networks said principal amount of the defaulted debentures is Rs 20.8 crore and interest is Rs 11.62 lakh. Interest due for the period between March 1 to March 17, 2019 was not paid.

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services and its subsidiaries have defaulted on many debt instruments in the past few months due to lack of funds. The group’s total debt stood at over Rs 90,000 crore as of October 2018.

In December last year, IL&FS group announced sale of equity stakes in its road assets to raise funds and initiated the process of exploring divestment of IL&FS group's equity stakes in road assets.

Also read: RBI Seeks Modification Of NCLAT Order On NPA Status Of IL&FS

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