Foreign Direct Investment
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.
The present consolidation subsumes and supersedes all Press Notes/Press Releases/Clarifications/ Circulars issued by DIPP, which were in force as on September 30, 2011, and reflects the FDI Policy as on October 1, 2011.This Circular accordingly will take effect from October 1, 2011.
For more information on FDI Policy and a Investor Guidance, visit the Website of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
For detailed Statistics on FDI in India, please visit this link at the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry