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Foreign Funding for NGO in India

Foreign Funding for NGO in India

The role of an NGO is significant while talking about the economical and physical progression of the weaker sections of the society. NGO’s are partially or entirely dependent on donations from both foreign and domestic sources. The struggle of an NGO to stay afloat in times of scare fund is not unknown. In such times, receiving foreign equity inflows in the NGO sector can directly result in social and economical development of the country. Individuals, campaigners and activist groups belonging…

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FDI Equity Inflow In Services Sector Up 37 Per Cent In 2018-19

FDI Equity Inflow In Services Sector Up 37 Per Cent In 2018-19

An important sector, services sectors of India contributes over 60 per cent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). It serves as an attractive sector for foreign investments. According to the Department for Promotion of Industry and International Trade (DPIIT), foreign direct investment in the services sector grew 37 per cent and currently stands at $9.15 billion in 2018-19. The services sector includes banking, finance, insurance, outsourcing, courier, tech testing, and analysis. In 2017-18, the sector attracted FDI equity inflows…

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FDI Equity Inflows Expected To Boost

FDI Equity Inflows Expected To Boost

India witnessed a dip in foreign direct investment equity inflows. Due to the 1 per cent decrease, the total FDI now stands at $44.4 billion. This dip seems to be a direct result of political uncertainty in the country, according to experts. However, now with the NDA forming the government with full majority, foreign direct investment is expected to boost. In 2014, when Narendra Modi be case the Prime Minister of India, one of his top priorities was to attract…

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Singapore Replaces Mauritius As India’s Top Source Of FDI

Singapore Replaces Mauritius As India’s Top Source Of FDI

Singapore overtook Mauritius and became India’s largest source of foreign direct investment as its equity inflows crossed 41 per cent during the end of 2018 to nearly $13 billion. In 2018-19, investments seen from Singapore were estimated at $16.2 billion, compared to $8.1 billion from Mauritius, a significantly lower amount. However, for the first time in 6 years, the country saw a drop in foreign funds in major sectors like telecommunication, pharmaceuticals, and power. According to data released by the…

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The Re-Elected Government Plans To Increase Foreign Investment In India

The Re-Elected Government Plans To Increase Foreign Investment In India

Recently re-elected for the next term, the Modi government plans to increase foreign direct investment inflows into the country. For this, the Ministry of Industry has started preparing proposals that will result in an increased inflow facilitating economic development. The Ministry plans to offer tax concession to potential foreign investors (includes firms, companies and individuals). These concessions can be given in the tax form. After economic liberalization began in 1991, the government of India regularly eased foreign direct investment policies….

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