Overseas Investors are now poised to invest in India, having watched closely the unfolding of the national elections and the new Government being sworn to power. There is now a platform of stability, and an environment of “Can Do”. Prime Minister Modi will no doubt lead India from the front, having done so for well over a decade in his home state of Gujarat.
For the investor, stability and an enabling environment are key decision-making factors. From indications already coming in, several investors are poised to engage vigorously with new state Governments and the central Government in terms of investments across sectors. After all, India with its solid domestic market, educated workforce and competitive labour costs is no doubt an attractive investment destination. The consumer products, industrials, technology, media and telecom (TIMT) and life-sciences sectors are set to drive India’s growth over the next two years.
In the coming pages find excerpts from the India Attractiveness Survey, prepared by Ernst and Young and shared with Invest India and FICCI. In January 2014, India Empire had partnered Invest India and FICCI to put together a day long investment summit known as the Global Indian Business Conference. The findings of the survey, no doubt, will be useful to those readers who are looking for pointers on investment