The Main Source of Industrial Finance in India!

Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) It provides credit and other facilities for industrial development in the country. IDBI provides long term finance for green field projects, as also for modernization, expansion and diversification. It has structured various products such as equipment finance, asset credit and corporate loans in order to cater to the needs of its corporate clients.

Industrial Finance Corporation of India Limited (IFCI Ltd) IFCI’s operations principally comprises project finance, financial services and corporate advisory services. Through its subsidiaries or companies, IFCI provides custodial and investor services, rating and venture capital services.

Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Limited (ICICI) It played a facilitating role in consolidation in various sectors of the Indian industry, by financing mergers and acquisition. The ICICI groups financing and banking operations, both wholesale and retail, have been integrated into a single company effective from May 2002.


Industrial Investment Bank of India Limited (IIBI) It offers a variety of financial products such as project finance, short duration non-project asset backed financing and working capital, other short term loans to companies.

Infrastructures Development Finance Company Limited (IDFC) It was incorporated in 1997, conceived as specialized institutions to facilitate the flow of private finance to commercially viable infrastructure projects through innovative products and processes. Energy, telecommunications, information technology, integrated transportation, urban infrastructure and food and agri-business infrastructure and constitute the current areas of operation measures for IDFC.

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) It offers refinance, bill re-discounting, lines of credit and resource support mechanism to route assistance to SSI sector through a work of banks and state level financial institutions. SIDBI also offers direct finance for meeting specific requirements of SSI sectors. SIDBI undertakes a wide range of promotional and developmental measures for rural poor.

Apart from these industries also gather finances through IPOs, foreign investment.