Connecting Businesses with Opportunities in India
Connecting Businesses with Opportunities in India

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How did China do it? What lessons does China's experience hold for India? We discuss four policies which helped China's emergence as the world's factory and their relevance for India.

  • Building Infrastructure “Ahead of Time”
  • Letting Selected Industries and Regions Take the Lead
  • Sharp Reduction in Barriers to Inbound FDI
  • Investment in Skill Development

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"Based on the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB)... Government has approved 16 proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) amounting to Rs. 6750 Crore (US 10.7 Billion)" Finance ministry said in a statement.

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Doing business with India: Some interesting numbers to feel good about.

  • $35 billion investment by Japan over a period of 5 years and along with it their expertise in making bullet trains.
  • Australia is set to sign a Nuclear Power deal with India to supply around 500 tonnes of Uranium to India.
  • Satya Nadella (Microsoft), Indra Nooyi (Pepsico), Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) discusses possible investments.
  • Israel inks $5 million deal for Joint Educational Research programme.
  • $20 billion investment from Xi and his Chinese counterparts.
  • 2 billion Euros support from France for sustainable development in India.
  • Airbus to increase outsourcing in India from 400 million euros to 2 billion euros over the next five years.
  • French National Railways has agreed to co-finance an execution study for a semi-high speed project on upgradation of the Delhi-Chandigarh line to 200 kmph.
  • Canada agrees to supply 3,000 metric tonnes of uranium to India from this year to power Indian atomic reactors.

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"In fact, the roaring labour costs and stricter environment regulations in China have pushed enthusiastic investors to look away and eye India as a more desirable destination, particularly those from small- and medium-sized businesses," state-run Global Times reported.

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Based on a simple analysis of the promises by AAP party, shown below, what would you propose to AAP? (time for some innovation, may be)

  • 500 new schools
  • 20 new colleges
  • 1.5 million CCTV cameras
  • 30,000 new beds to city hospitals
  • 200,000 public toilets

So at an average,

  • a school to be started in every 3.65 days
  • a college to be started in every 91.25 days
  • a CCTV to be installed in every 2 mins
  • 16.4 beds in city hospitals every day
  • a public toilet to be build in every 13 mins

Funding sources: 50% cut in electricity tariff, VAT reduction, free water and free WiFi....
Some of the road-blocks: Delhi police, Land are under Central Government

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The states will be ranked based on these parameters that include the ease in setting up business, registration of property, labor compliance, infrastructure availability, finance and tax issues, inspection reforms and ease in exiting business.

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