Make In India Week Outcome Report
Make in India week held from 13-18 February 2016 at Mumbai, showcased the potential of design, innovation and sustainability across India's manufacturing sectors. Around 150 events were held in which Speakers/Participants from around the world participated.
Outcome Report of Make In India Week can be downloaded here
DIPP Investment Catalogue
The “Investment Opportunities in India” publication includes various opportunities in roads and highways, ports and shipping, civil aviation, power and other major infrastructure development projects. This document has been compiled with inputs from Ministries / Departments of Central Government and State Governments. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as knowledge partner was instrumental in supporting DIPP in compilation of information from various government departments. The publication can be downloaded here
India Investment Summit 2016
The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley delivered the Inaugural Address at India Investment Summit 2016 in Delhi on February 4, 2016. The Finance Minister also launched the Logo of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) on the occasion.
The Finance Minister said that India is definitely on the move. He said that whenever there was a global economic turmoil in the past, India has always showed resilience. He said that in the last 19 months, the present Government has taken various initiatives and has opened India's economy for investment in different sectors. He said that not only Central Government but State Governments and local bodies are working towards ease of doing business and make process transparent.
The Finance Minister said that we are working on fast dispute resolution so that no project is held-up. He said that India has one of the fastest growing highway sector in the world. As regards tax reforms, the Finance Minister said that the Government is working towards rationalisation of Indirect tax regime and soon the Goods and Services Tax (GST) law will become a reality.
Chairperson, SBI, senior officials of Ministry of Finance and other participating Ministries, State Governments and representatives of various Sovereign Wealth Funds, Pension Funds and institutional investors both domestic and international, were also present in large number on this occasion.
Project Information Report prepared by SBI Capital Markets, the Knowledge Partner of the event can be downloaded here
Investing in India
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and has emerged as a key destination for foreign investors in recent years. Economic reforms initiated in 1991 have grown in scope and scale and yielded increasingly salutary dividends. One of them is the steady improvement in India's relative position in the global economy, reflected in New Delhi's growing influence in international institutions (G-8, G-20) and negotiating free trade areas (with ASEAN, EU). India's economy grew at an average rate of 7.5% in 2015.
India not only supports one of the largest populations in the world, but also one of the youngest. Fifty per cent of its population is below the age of 25 and two-thirds below the age of 35. Also, about 65 per cent of Indians are in the working age group of 15 to 64 years, giving the country a significant edge in terms of cost competitiveness and low labour costs. Moreover, India's labour force has a strong knowledge base with a significant English-speaking population, making it a top destination for multinational corporations that are looking to expand their overseas operations for market and talent.
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