Foreign direct investment in India

Cabinet approves relief package for Telecom Companies

The Union cabinet has approved a relief package for telecom sector on September 15, 2021. The relief package includes a four-year moratorium on payment of statutory dues by telecom companies. Highlights Cabinet has also allowed 100 percent foreign investment (FDI) ..


Rajya Sabha passes Insurance Amendment Bill

The Rajya Sabha has passed the “Insurance Amendment Bill 2021”. The Bill will amend the Insurance Act, 1938. The bill was passed even after the Opposition parties was criticising the bill for its clause that enable “control and ownership” by ..


Mauritius was largest source of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India in FY17

Mauritius was the largest source of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India in FY17, according to recent census by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). It has 21.8% share at market value. As per RBI’s data on Census on Foreign ..

India gets maximum FDI from Singapore

As per the report by industry chamber PHDCCI and KPMG, in 2015-16, India had received the maximum FDI inflows from Singapore followed by Mauritius, the US, the Netherlands and Japan. India had attracted $13.69 billion FDI from Singapore in 2015-16. ..

DoT rejects proposal of Parekh panel

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) rejected the proposal of the Parekh committee on the financing of infrastructure to increase the ceiling on FDI in this sector from current 74% to 100%. DoT opposes this due to security concerns . The ..

Union Cabinet permits 51% FDI in multi-brand retail and 49% FDI in Aviation

Cabinet allowed 51% FDI in multi-brand retail and also 49% FDI in the aviation domain. But the Govt left it to the state governments to allow establishment of multi-brand retail stores. FDI limit on various streams of broadcast services has ..