FDI in food processing: Govt may put conditions for investors

FDI in food processing: Govt may put conditions for investors

Officials of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and Food Processing Ministry are discussing mutually agreeable conditions to be included in the proposal, an official said.

DIPP's high level meet on 23 May to announce special pacakge for leather industry

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FDI in India reaches record $51 bn in 11 months of FY16

FDI in India reaches record $51 bn in 11 months of FY16

Foreign Direct Investment into India touched the "highest ever" mark of USD 51 billion during the April-February period of last fiscal ended March 31, DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said today.

FDI inflows up 37% to $39.32 billion in 2015

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country increased by 37 per cent to USD 39.32 billion during 2015

Detailed norms on FDI in food processing soon: Nirmala

Detailed norms on FDI in food processing soon: Nirmala

Government will soon come out with detailed norms to operationalise the decision to permit 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the food processing sector.

Single-brand retail: Apple resubmits proposal, Xiaomi applies

Single-brand retail: Apple resubmits proposal, Xiaomi applies

iPhone and iPad maker Apple has resubmitted its application for opening single-brand retail stores in the country as there were certain gaps in its earlier proposal.

Govt to launch web portal for startups by next week: DIPP Secy

Govt to launch web portal for startups by next week: DIPP Secy

 Government will launch a portal for startups by next week and begin the registration process with a view to encourage budding entrepreneurs and promote ease of doing business, a top official said today.

Relocate your manufacturing base to India: Amitabh Kant tells Japan

Relocate your manufacturing base to India: Amitabh Kant tells Japan

Japanese companies should relocate their manufacturing base to India as this is the "only way" to strengthen bilateral partnership between the two countries, DIPP Secretary Amitabh Kant said Sunday.

Apple Inc needs to apply afresh for single brand retail

Apple Inc needs to apply afresh for single brand retail

Apple, the maker of popular iPad and iPhone devices, will have to submit a fresh application for opening single brand retail stores in the country, as certain gaps have been found in the initial proposal.

Apple seeks nod to open its first stores in India

Apple seeks nod to open its first stores in India

In this context, Apple India Pvt Ltd has sent an application to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).

Make in India logo designed by young Indians: DIPP

The Commerce and Industry Ministry Thursday said the Make in India logo has been designed by "young Indians".

IPR policy to help India become innovative economy

IPR policy to help India become innovative economy

The national Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy being prepared by government will help India become an innovative economy over the next 10 years, a top official said Wednesday.

FDI into India up 13% to $6.63 bn in H1 FY16

FDI into India up 13% to $6.63 bn in H1 FY16

The foreign investment was USD 14.69 billion during April-September 2014, according to the latest figures of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).

DIPP notifies FDI policy relaxation in defence sector

DIPP notifies FDI policy relaxation in defence sector

Foreign investment up to 49 per cent in defence sector, that results in change in ownership of a company, will need prior FIPB approval even though the government has put such investments under automatic route.

DIPP notifies easing of FDI policy in several sectors

DIPP notifies easing of FDI policy in several sectors

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion on Tuesday notified the recent liberalisation of FDI policy in several sectors including defence, retail and construction development sector.

India, Germany to set up mechanism to fast-track investments

India, Germany to set up mechanism to fast-track investments

India and Germany today signed an agreement to set up a separate body to fast-track investments by German companies in the country and weed out the obstacles faced by them in conducting business here.

Govt to review Make in India drive on completion of 1st year

Government will review progress of the Make in India initiative on completion of one year and deliberate on steps to give a further boost to the initiative, aimed at making the country a global manufacturing hub.

Adani Group seeks licence to manufacture warships

The group is also evaluating options to set up a greenfield shipyard in Gujarat, besides leveraging its significant land holding for a defence manufacturing park.

DIPP may announce states' ranking on ease of doing biz this week

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) is expected to release the ranking of states on 'ease of doing business' this week.

Ease of doing biz: Cos bat for single-window clearance

Top companies, including Tata Steel, Hindustan Unilever, ONGC and industry chambers have called for a single window clearance, simplification of regulatory mechanisms and tax structures, among others, to improve ease of doing business in India.