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Why India?

India, the fourth largest economy in the world according to purchasing power parity, presents lucrative and diverse opportunities for western companies with the right products, services, and commitment.

467 million, is the size of the Indian workforce and it is the second largest in the world. One fourth of the world’s population of under 25 year olds live in India. India remains the world’s third most attractive destination for investment by multinationals during 2013-15 owing to:

  • India’s huge middle class population, 65% of Indian population is in the working age group of 15 to 64 years
  • India has geographical advantage in terms of resources and location
  • India’s labor force has an increasing number of English-speaking population with high level of skill supporting diverse industries
  • 13 major ports and 187 minor/intermediate ports 125 airports, with 11 International airports and supporting road and rail infrastructure is conducive to the business environment
  • Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Policy to attract larger foreign investments in India. There are 133 SEZ’s operating at present all over India

Key Investment Sectors

  • Infrastructure
  • Food Processing
  • Services Sector
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunication
  • Retail
  • Renewable Energy
  • Leisure & Tourism
  • IT

Key Economic Triggers

  • Liberal and transparent FDI policy. There have been increasing attempts in the recent past to ease the rules and regulations related to foreign investment in the industry
  • New schemes and initiatives including Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI) scheme to attract foreign Investment
  • Favorable policy environment for foreign enterprises to invest and to fuel growth of their businesses in India
  • The total wealth of India has tripled in a decade to $3.5 trillion and is expected to double again in next 5 years
  • Guidance provided to different investors in terms of infrastructure availability, market structure
  • India is expected to invest 1.2trillion on its infrastructure over next two decades

ParticularsPrivate CompanyPublic Company
Minimun number of shareholders27
Maximum number of shareholders50Unlimited
Minimum number of directors23
Maximum number of directorsAs per the Articles of Association of the Company12(can be increased with the Government’s approval)
Minimum paid up capital requirementINR 1,00,000INR 5,00,000