In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been ‘’numbered’’. These ‘’numbers’’ are printed below the passage against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words without changing the meaning of the passage.

Capital investment is essential for ….(216)... of productive capacity and adding new capacity for current and future industrial growth. The …. (217).... of this article is to make an assessment of capital investment in the private corporate sector, which would provide important insights into the business expectations about performance of economy in …(218)... and the infrastructure and manufacturing sectors in … (219)... The Method of …(220)... growth in corporate investment should, ideally, be based on the available means of financing an investment project. The bulk of the major projects in the private corporate sector is ….(221)... by the leading all India term-lending institutions namely the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI), the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI), the Industrial Investment Bank OF India (IIBI), ICICI Ltd. (now ICICI Bank) and the Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC). The financial sector reforms in the 1990’s have, in effect,...(222)... the sources of financing corporate projects; in particular, commercial banks have, in recent years, started…(223) assistance to corporate projects. Since a majority of the private corporate entities, undertaking large projects, ….(224)... the termlending institutions and banks for financing the project cost, the phasing details of capital expenditure available in the relevant project reports would provide a base for estimating …(225)... growth in capital expenditure.

Question 174



The sentence can be understood as corporate entities go to banks for getting help from them. D can be eliminated as it means the contrast. A, mitigate means to subside or lessen, hence eliminated. to explore means to find something new, fits irrelevant .Between Visit &approach;, visit means just going and seeing,but approach means going and asking for help. Hence, E is the best fit.

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