New Delhi: As ‘Make In India’, the flagship scheme of the Centre to facilitate funding and foster innovation completes eight years, the annual International Direct Funding (FDI) almost doubled to USD 83 billion, Ministry of Commerce and Trade stated.
As per the ministry, FDI inflows stood at $45.15 billion in 2014-2015 which reached USD 83.6 billion, the report excessive in 2021-22.
“The yr 2021-22 recorded the very best ever FDI at $83.6 billion. This FDI has come from 101 international locations, which has been invested throughout 31 states and UTs and 57 sectors within the nation. On the again of financial reforms and ‘Ease of Doing Enterprise’ lately, India is on monitor to draw $100 billion FDI within the present monetary yr,” the ministry stated on Saturday.
As per the ministry, in a bid to draw international investments, the federal government has put in place a liberal and clear coverage the place most sectors are open to FDI underneath the automated route.
The ministry additional stated that in an effort to increase the drive, the Manufacturing Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme throughout 14 key manufacturing sectors was launched in 2020-21.
The PLI schemes embody strengthening home manufacturing, forming resilient provide chains, making the industries extra aggressive and boosting the export potential.
The scheme can be anticipated to generate important positive aspects for manufacturing and employment, with advantages extending to MSME eco-system.
In response to the ministry, complemented by honest efforts of home toy producers, the expansion of Indian toy business has proven outstanding progress in lower than two years regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The import of toys in 2021-22 lowered by 70 per cent to Rs 877.8 crore and there has additionally been an enchancment within the high quality of toys in home market.
Concurrently, the efforts of the business have led to an export of toys value Rs 2,601.5 crore on this fiscal, which is a rise of greater than 61 per cent over Rs 1,612 crore in FY18-19.