Nepal Infrastructure Bank Limited (NIFRA) is established as a National Level Infrastructure Development Bank with the focused objective of accelerating the development of infrastructure of the nation. The Bank obtained the operating license from Nepal Rastra Bank (Central Bank) on February 11 2019 (2075/10/28 B.S.) and started its commercial operation from March 6 2019 (2075/11/22 B.S.).
Being the first Infrastructure Development Bank of the nation, the bank aims to bridge the infrastructure financing gap by raising resources from domestic and international market through innovations like: establishing Equity, Debt, Mezzanine and Sector Fund Structures, Issuing On-shore and Off-shore Bonds and Debenture, etc. and applying such funds into economically viable infrastructure projects by adopting proven models of infrastructure financing like Public Private Partnership (BOOT/BOT), Viability Gap Funding (VGF), Hybrid Annuity Models (HAM) and Securitizing Assets.
To be the nodal financial institution of the nation for infrastructure development.
To accelerate investment in infrastructure.
To bridge the financial gap for unlocking development potential.