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Franklin Build India Fund

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Annualised Returns As of 31/07/2019
Minimum Investment/Multiples for Fresh Purchase (INR)


Additional Investment/Multiples thereof (INR)


Over 60,000 Unique Investors (As of 30/09/2019)
Why should you invest in Franklin Build India Fund?
  • This fund invests in companies engaged, either directly or indirectly, in infrastructure related activities
  • The fund’s investment is oriented towards structural themes and not cyclical themes comprising of companies across the market capitalization range
What are the “Tax Benefits” of investing in this fund?


  • Long term capital gains (LTCG) tax @10% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) without indexation if units held for more than 12 months^
  • Short term capital gains (STCG) tax @ 15% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) if units are held for less than 12 months
  • Investor does not pay any tax on dividends but a Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) is deducted at source @11.648% (10% + 12% surcharge + 4% Health & education cess) ^^

^ Capital gain accrued up to January 31st 2018 is exempt form LTCG tax in respect of units acquired before January 31, 2018 & redeemed on or after April 1, 2018.

^^ The DDT is to be paid by the mutual fund after grossing-up income distributed to the investor.

Top 10 companies and sectors where the fund has invested as on 31/08/2019 are given below*:
  • ICICI Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Telecommunication Services)
  • NTPC Ltd. (Utilities)
  • Axis Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • Petronet LNG Ltd. (Energy)
  • State Bank of India (Banks)
  • HDFC Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (Energy)
  • KEI Industries Ltd. (Capital Goods)
  • Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (Energy)
What is the “Ideal Investment Horizon” while investing in this fund?

The recommended investment horizon is “5 years or more”

Alternative To
  • Investments in Infrastructure and Infrastructure related companies

Suitable For
  • Retirement Corpus

  • Long Term Wealth Creation

  • Education Corpus

Fund Video

Franklin Build India Fund is an equity fund that invests in stocks of infrastructure and allied sectors. This fund is suitable if you are looking for long term wealth creation or saving for your retirement. The ideal investment horizon for this fund is 5 years or more. To know more about Franklin Build India Fund, watch the video below.

Fund Information

  • Inception 04/09/2009
  • Entry Load Nil
  • Exit Load 1% if redeemed within 1 year of allotment
  • NAV in INR as on 16/10/2019
  • Growth 39.7298
  • Dividend 20.6493
  • Direct-Growth 43.0304
  • Direct-Dividend 22.8950
  • Additional Fund Information as on 31/08/2019
  • Fund Size in INR (CR) 1164.9
  • Portfolio Turnover 34.01%
  • Expense Ratio [#] 2.25
  • Expense Ratio (Direct) [#] 1.22
  • Benchmark(s) S&P BSE India Infrastructure Index
    Nifty 50
  • Fund Manager Roshi Jain, Anand Radhakrishnan & Srikesh Karunakaran Nair
Product Label
This product is suitable for Investors who are seeking*:
  • Long term capital appreciation
  • A fund that invests in Infrastructure and allied sectors

*Investors should consult their financial distributors if in doubt about whether the product is suitable for them.

* All portfolio holdings are subject to change. The information stated above does not constitute an investment advice or recommendation to subscribe or transact in these securities.

[#] The rates specified are the actual expenses charged as at the end of the month. The above ratio includes the GST on Investment management fees. The above expense also includes proportionate charge in respect sales of beyond T-30 cities subject to maximum of 30 bps on daily net assets wherever applicable.