FDI

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  • With 100% FDI, food sector priority in 'Make In India': PM Modi

    With 100% FDI, food sector priority in 'Make In India': PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the food sector that allows 100 per cent foreign investment was the priority in the government's ambitious "Make In India" programme. Launching a three-day global conference on the food industry here, Modi said......

    November 3, 2017
  • Bhutan slips in ease of doing business ranking

    Bhutan slips in ease of doing business ranking

    The World Bank’s ease of doing business report, 2018, which compares business regulation for domestic firms in 190 economies, placed Bhutan in the 75th position. In its 2015 report, the country was ranked 70th, its best ranking. However, this happened......

    November 3, 2017
  • World Food India event expected to fetch $10 bn investment: Minister

    World Food India event expected to fetch $10 bn investment: Minister

    The World Food India event beginning this week is expected to fetch a foreign investment of $10 billion and would help in the government's mission of doubling farmers' incomes by 2022, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal......

    November 1, 2017
  • Manufacturing sector must improve for 9-10% GDP: ASSOCHAM-EY

    Manufacturing sector must improve for 9-10% GDP: ASSOCHAM-EY

    If India has to maintain a sustained gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 9-10 per cent per annum, it is crucial that the manufacturing sector grows steadily at 14-15 per cent per annum over the next three decades, a joint......

    September 12, 2017
  • Explore overseas opportunities: Puri to NBCC

    Explore overseas opportunities: Puri to NBCC

    Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri today asked the government-owned construction major the NBCC to explore overseas opportunities and consider getting listed on foreign bourses, a senior official said today. The Housing and Urban Affairs Minister also advised the NBCC to......

    September 8, 2017
  • Dyson International's FDI proposal gets DIPP nod

    Dyson International's FDI proposal gets DIPP nod

    Two foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals, including that of consumer durables manufacturer Dyson International, have received regulatory clearances, an official statement said on Wednesday. According to the Commerce and Industry Ministry statement, a proposal from Dyson International to carry out......

    August 31, 2017
  • FDI policy rules out Air India's stake sale to foreign airline

    FDI policy rules out Air India's stake sale to foreign airline

    The government's new foreign direct investment (FDI) policy suggests that foreign airlines may not be allowed to buy a stake in the national carrier Air India. In the "Consolidated FDI Policy" released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on......

    August 28, 2017
  • 99 FDI proposals pending in various ministries: Nirmala

    99 FDI proposals pending in various ministries: Nirmala

    <p> A standard operating procedure for processing FDI proposals was issued by the ministry in June.</p>

    August 9, 2017
  • FDI in textiles doubled to $619 mn in 2016-17

    FDI in textiles doubled to $619 mn in 2016-17

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) in textile sector more than doubled to $618.95 million during 2016-17 from $230.13 million in the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed on Thursday. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Textiles Ajay......

    August 3, 2017
  • Raise solar capacity additions by 10 GW to reach 2022 target

    Raise solar capacity additions by 10 GW to reach 2022 target

    In order to meet the target of increasing solar power capacity to 100 gigawatt (GW) by 2022, India will need to significantly ramp up the pace of solar capacity additions by 10 GW this year and over 15 GW per......

    July 31, 2017
  • '96 deals signed with domestic defence firms in 3 years'

    '96 deals signed with domestic defence firms in 3 years'

    Ninety-six contracts involving Rs 85,733 crore have been signed with Indian vendors for capital procurement of defence equipment for the armed forces in the last three financial years, the government said on Friday. In response to a question, minister of......

    July 29, 2017
  • FDI up 23 pc at $10 bn during Apr-May: Nirmala

    FDI up 23 pc at $10 bn during Apr-May: Nirmala

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) grew by 23 per cent to $10.02 billion during April-May this fiscal, Parliament was informed on Monday. In 2016-17, the foreign fund inflows aggregated at $60.08 billion, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a......

    July 24, 2017
  • DIPP to hold meeting next week on new FDI approval system

    DIPP to hold meeting next week on new FDI approval system

    The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has convened a meeting of 11 ministries including finance on July 13 to discuss the new system of approval of FDI proposals. Foreign investments in bulk of the sectors are allowed under......

    July 7, 2017