Invest in India News

  • Tamil Nadu shapes to become a big contender for attracting investment in India

    Tamil Nadu is an Indian state that lies in the southern part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by Pondicherry, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.  It’s the fifth largest contributor to India’s GDP and the most urbanized state in the country with the highest number of Business enterprises, pegged at 10.56%, compared to the overall population share of 6%.


  • Investment in Haryana state, India

    Haryana is located in the Kuru region of Northern India with New Delhi as its neighbor that gives it its suitability as an investment haven; its capital is Chandigarh. Haryana’s economy largely depends on agriculture with about 70% of its population practicing farming and wheat and rice are its major crops. It is ranked third in India amongst the top industrialized states in per capita value addition and the sixth in the register of Industrial Entrepreneurship Memoranda (IEMs) but ranked first in implementation of IEMs.

  • India's IT and Software industry continues its growth curve

    The Indian IT and Computing industry is a major economy player in India. Mainly based on IT software and facilities such as system integration, software experiments, custom application development and maintenance (CADM), Network and IT services and solutions; the country’s IT-BPO industry expanded by 12% during fiscal year 2009, and attained aggregate returns of US$71.6 Billion. Out of the derived revenue, US$59.6 billion was directly generated by the software and services sector alone.  The IT industry in India had an increase of about US$7 million in FY 2008/2009 i.e.

  • Invest in New Delhi

    New Delhi economy has grown remarkably over the past few years to become a strong and vibrant economy that can be attested to by evidence of its overall GDP. The economic survey of India placed its GDP at 478 billion INR and per capita income at 38,860 INR in 2000/2001.

  • Invest in Chennai - India

    Chennai has a robust and diverse economy that bases on automobile, software, hardware manufacturing, financial services and the healthcare industries. The region accounts for about 30% of India's automobile sector and about 35% of the country's auto components industry, hosting reputed companies such as Hyundai, Ford, BMW, Mitsubishi, TVS group, Ashok Leyland, Nissan-Renault amongst others that have set up their factories in the region.

  • Invest in India news – weekly update

    The Asian and the US markets closed on Friday with strong gains and as a result, the key benchmark indices kept pace opening well in the green. However, volatility remained high in the markets as they witnessed a marked decline with alternating swings. In the early session of trading on Friday, the Indian markets experienced a narrow trading range but later had strong buying that saw the day’s highs.

  • Emerging Industries for FDI in India

    India emerging economy and its status as a fast industrializing country has over the decades been made possible by a robust and thriving economy with new emerging industries and expansions in others.  Emerging sectors for FDI in India include the service industry, property and real estate, medical, tourism, biotechnology, IT and home furnishing. The growth of the India economy has led to the emergence of new and emerging services and strengthened the existing ones.

  • Gujarat posted an impressive 12.99% Gross State Domestic Product growth

    Gujarat is one of India’s most industrialized states with a wide variety of industries, chief amongst them being general and electrical engineering, textile manufacture, vegetable oils, chemicals, soda ash and cement but new industries in fertilizers and petrochemicals are as well emerging.


  • India FDI inflow Statistics 2010 - Foreign Investments India

    India’s FDI in January this year fell by 25% margin. Foreign Investments India totaled $2.04 billion, a marked fall from the previous years close. The total cumulative amount of FDI inflows in India were Rs 563,656 million, about US$129,656 million over a decade from 1991 to January 2010.  The country attracted FDI inflows of US$1.74 billion as at November 2009. That marked a 60 per cent increase that was achieved in November 2008 which stood at US$1.08 billion. The cumulative amount of FDI inflows tabulated from 1991 to end of December 2009 was US$127.46 billion.

  • Investment destination Gurgaon, hi-tech city of Delhi NCR

    As India’s foremost outsourcing hub, Gurgaon offers lots of investment opportunities. It is home to renowned, major multinational companies. Gurgaon houses Alcatel, British Airways, Ericsson, Hewitt, Coca cola, General Motors, GSK etc. The presence of these multinationals has had tremendous impacts on its economy. As an investment hub, the city offers employment opportunities with the vast major investments that litter its economy. For investors keen on starting an industry or service production, this city makes for a superb location.

  • FDI regulations for companies over 50% foreign shares on Foreign Investment in India

    The Indian government may ask companies that have less than 50% foreign equity to request approval from Foreign Investment Promotion Board before making any downstream investment. This new proposed regulation policy on foreign investments in India has been agreed on by the major stakeholders in India’s FDI regime. The regulation aims at putting such investments by these companies into areas where Caps on FDI are in place or places in which there are no automatic routes. Such investments would be done through the FIPB.

  • Investment News India update & National Manufacturing and Investments Zones across India

    Investors in India have every reason to be confident with the Indian government. In a plan to encourage more investments, the government plans to set up National Manufacturing and Investments Zones across India. These Zones are meant to offer investors proper infrastructure, a dynamic exit strategy, green and clean technologies support, investment incentives and an environment that encourages business with a friendly approval mechanism. The commerce and industry ministry hopes to be able to achieve greater manufacturing potential that can create jobs.

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Andhra Pradesh, India

    Andhra Pradesh attracts foreign direct investments in India in the Property, petrochemicals, Automotive, textiles, Aerospace, renewable energy, food processing and the leather sectors. Its employment intensive sectors of the economy aim at ameliorating the imbalances that exist. A policy framework aimed at invigorating the MSME sector in the state is geared towards attracting green energy investments. With readily available resources, prominence in Andhra Pradesh has been laid on small scale industries that generate employment.

  • Foreign Direct Investment in India consistent

    Foreign Direct Investment in India is mainly being brought by increased consumer confidence and positive sentiment around the world. India remains the third largest country in terms of direct FDI.  The Indian government confirmed today that it won’t review its FDI policies for its banking sector. It had been widely expected to pronounce changes in the Indian banking sector. With this refusal to review its FDI, some entities such as HDFC have had to do with their foreign entity status.  These banks had earlier requested a clarification of the issue.

  • wind-power project in Gujarat by Vestas India and Sustainable Energy Australasia

    Vestas India and Sustainable Energy Australasia Limited are in discussion to set up wind-power projects in India. At this time Vestas have proposed a 6.6 Megawatt wind farm to be jointly developed in Vandhiya, Gujarat.

    Gujarat state has a total power generation capacity of 13565 MW with thermal power accounting for 78% of the generation. Renewable energy sources account for 12% of the State's power capacity. The state government recently unveiled a new policy to enourage further solar and wind energy development.