India - Partner In Growth
Welcome to the May 16, 2018  bulletin of key policy decisions and high-impact news, presented by the Embassy of India, Washington DC.
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PM Modi: Asia a Promising Region for Media Businesses

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Asia has emerged as a promising region for media businesses and offers opportunities for international cooperation. The PM's message was delivered during the closing ceremony of the two-day Asia Media Summit.

Market-Regulator SEBI to Make Life Easier for FPIs

Market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India, will recast regulations to make it easier for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to trade in India, aligning with PM Modi's platforms of increasing overseas investment in India and making it easier to do business there.

Commerce Minister: New Initiatives for $5 Trillion Economy Soon

Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said that the Government is working with countries focusing on technologies and sectors to push India's growth. He said the Government is looking to propel India toward a $5 trillion economy in the next few years and it will roll out a number of initiatives to help realize this aim. 

India Pushes GST for Jump in Ease-of-Doing-Business Rankings