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Consolidated FDI policy document includes start-ups

The latest consolidated FDI policy, which usually factors in various changes over the past one year to make it easier for foreign investors to get informed of various rules, also formally clarified that the restriction of 25 per cent on sales of one vendor through an e-commerce marketplace will be computed on a financial year basis

Improve biz climate for FDI: Sitharaman to states

This is the same report that was dismissed by ex-commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma as a private study done by Accenture.


FinMin, DIPP ask in whose turf does FDI policy lie

Officials are hopeful that the matter would be resolved as Nirmala Sitharaman, minister of state for commerce and industry, also holds concurrent charge of finance.

FDI in pharma doubles in Apr-Aug

Foreign direct investment in the pharma sector has more than doubled to $1.07 billion during the April-August period.

Despite hurdles,govt to go ahead with auction of six blocks: CoalMin

The government’s efforts to auction about six explored blocks to the private sector power,steel and cement producers within this financial year may not fructify as the environment ministry,department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) and the petroleum ministry have opposed certain provisions of the competitive bidding process. However,the coal ministry says that the six explored […]

FDI in services sector dips 47.5% during April-August

Industry experts say that the government needs to further relax FDI norms to attract investors to the sector.


DIPP plans interest subsidy to manufacturing

manufacturing,sectors which are doing very bad may get the benefit.

Panel suggests foreign VC inflows to be defined as FDI

A government panel has proposed that foreign venture capital (VC) investments should be considered as foreign direct investment.

DIPP to soon start talks in FDI in e-commerce,retail

The commerce and industry ministry will initiate formal consultations with all stake holders soon for allowing FDI in e-commerce activities.

House locked,so HRD pushes foreign univs through UGC route

Foreign Education Providers Bill,has remained stuck in Parliament for nearly three years now.