• 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Bengaluru
  • 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Bengaluru
  • A Coffee Table publication titled, "20 Mission Drive Social Impact Innovations" produced by Economic Diplomacy Division was released by the Hon'ble Prime Minister
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi felicitating the 20 innovators selected through the MEA-NITI Aayog National Social Innovation Contest.
  • Global Technology Summit 2016 Click here for details
  • Global Technology Summit 2016 Click here for details
  • Ministry of External Affairs organises India-Latin Americas and the Caribbean (LAC) Conclave in Guadalajara, Mexico to enhance economic cooperation between India and LAC countries.
  • Ministry of External Affairs organises India-Latin Americas and the Caribbean (LAC) Conclave in Guadalajara, Mexico to enhance economic cooperation between India and LAC countries.
  • Global Technology Summit 2016 Click here for details
  • National Contest on Social Innovation, Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2017
  • The Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance was opened for signing on 15 November 2016. On the first day of its opening 16 countries have signed the framework agreement. More countries are expected to sign the framework agreement in the coming days.
  • MEA - ED and BM Divisions along with Cll organized the India- Myanmar Business Roundtable on 19 October 2016 in New Delhi
  • ED Division continues MEAs engagement with Africa by sponsoring the India Africa Health Sciences Meet in New Delhi
  • 18 member multi-sector delegation from Nanjing, China interacting with Shri Nagaraj Naidu, Director & HOD, ED on 16 August 2016
  • Hon'ble Minister for External Affairs chaired Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas Panel-6 on "Edu, S&T & Innovation" on 30 July 2016. The Panel discussed tech solutions for societal problems, edu for tomorrow and Start Ups.
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister inaugurated investment guides for Indian investors who wants to do business with Kenya and Mozambique during his recent tri-nation visit to Africa. The publication was brought by ED Division with support from Indian Missions in Kenya and Mozambique.
  • Indian dignitaries at the inauguration of India pavilion at INNOPROM exhibition in Yekaterinburg Russia
  • ED Division facilitated visit of a Chinese delegation led by Mr Wang Hao, Mayor of Chaoyang district of Beijing Municipality and arranged meetings with officials of Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon and FICCI on 21 June 2016. (Press Release)
  • ED Division facilitates meeting of CEO of the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation Mr Gordon Fyfe and Team with Hon'ble Transport Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari and CEO NITI Aayog Shri Amitabh Kant on 16 June 2016
  • ED Division facilitates meeting of CEO of the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation Mr Gordon Fyfe and Team with Hon'ble Minister of Finance, Shri Arun Jaitley and CEO NITI Aayog Shri Amitabh Kant on 16 June 2016
  • Inter-Ministerial Meeting on Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Sector in Africa
  • BRICS India 2016
  • Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing & Industry briefing representatives of foreign Embassies on opportunities in food processing sector in India in a meeting facilitated by ED Division on 17 March 2016 at Panchsheel Bhawan, New Delhi.
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Advantage India

Advantage India
  • World's largest democracy with 1.2 billion people.
  • Stable political environment and responsive administrative set up.
  • Well established judiciary to enforce rule of law.
  • Land of abundant natural resources and diverse climatic conditions.
  • India's growth will start to outpace China's within three to five years and hence will become the fastest large economy with 9-10 per cent growth over the next 20-25 years (Morgan Stanley).
  • Investor friendly policies and incentive based schemes.
  • India's economy will grow fivefold in the next 20 years (McKinsey).
  • Cost competitiveness; low labour costs.
  • Total labour force of nearly 530 million.
  • Large pool of skilled manpower; strong knowledge base with significant English speaking population.
  • Young country with a median age of 30 years by 2025: India's economy will benefit from this "demographic dividend".
  • The proportion of population in the working age group (15-59 years) is likely to increase from approximately 58 per cent in 2001 to more than 64 per cent by 2021.
  • Huge untapped market potential.
  • The urban population of India will double from the 2001 census figure of 290 m to approximately 590 m by 2030 (McKinsey).
  • Progressive simplification and rationalization of direct and indirect tax structures.
  • Reduction in import tariffs.
  • Full current account convertibility.
  • India is member of WTO.
  • Robust banking and financial institutions.

DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA

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