Noida Toll Bridge Company’s scrip plunges by almost 20 per cent

Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The stock of Noida Toll Bridge Company (NTBCL) which operates the “Delhi Noida Toll Bridge”, better known as the Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) Flyway plunged on Thursday.

The company’s scrip fell by almost 20 per cent to touch its lower circuit breaker limit during the early morning trade session.

The massive fall occurred a day after the Allahabad High Court ordered NTBCL to stop collecting toll from commuters on the DND Flyway.

At the BSE, stock of NTBCL declined by 19.96 per cent to Rs 17.85.

The company was formed as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) with equity participation from Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) Transportation Networks and NOIDA (New Okhla Industrial Development Authority).

The company is also the only listed toll road in the country. It is listed on both the major domestic indices as well as the AIM exchange, London.

The scrip of IL&FS Transportation Networks, slipped by 1.54 per cent at Rs 111.60.