Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of May 2015

Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of May 2015

It is the intent and objective of the Government of India to attract and promote foreign direct investment in order to supplement domestic capital, technology and skills, for accelerated economic growth. Foreign Direct Investment, as distinguished from portfolio investment, has the connotation
of establishing a 'lasting interest' in an enterprise that is resident in an economy other than that of the investor.

Indian Economy Survey Highlights

Economy Survey highlights - Growth to top 8 percent in 2015/16
Reuters, 27 Feb

India can increase investments without borrowing more, a key government report said on Friday, in an indication that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will stick to debt targets in his maiden full-year budget on Saturday.

The economic survey, the basis for Jaitley's budget for the fiscal year starting April 1, forecast the economy would grow by 8.1-8.5 percent under a new calculation method that makes India the world's top-growing big economy.

The Railways in twelve charts

The Railways in twelve charts

The following is a graphical representation of the Indian Railways by the numbers – and the challenges it faces. The Indian Railways transported 8,397 million people last year, or over 23 million people a day.

India Growth Now Beats China

India Growth Now Beats China It's been a long time coming, but India is now growing faster than China.

India's third quarter GDP — which calculates October to December output — rose 7.5% on the year, compared to 7.3% in China. This follows 8.2% growth in the second quarter and 6.5% in the first, bringing year-to-date growth to 7.4%. By comparison, the Chinese economy is expected to grow by 7.1% this calendar year.

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