Why India?

Some key factors that make India an attractive investment destination:

Fast-Growing Economy

India has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Despite the global economic slowdown, India's GDP growth rate has remained strong, driven by factors such as a growing middle class population, a large consumer market, and increasing urbanization.

Investment-Friendly Reforms

The Indian government has implemented several reforms to improve the ease of doing business and attract foreign investment. Initiatives such as the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), and the Make in India campaign have streamlined processes, enhanced transparency, and increased investor confidence

Market Size and Potential

India is the second-most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion people. This vast market provides immense opportunities for businesses across various sectors, including technology, consumer goods, healthcare, infrastructure, and more.

Growing Middle Class Population

India's middle class population is expanding rapidly, driving increased consumption and demand for goods and services. As more people move up the economic ladder, there is a growing market for high-quality products, luxury goods, and lifestyle services.

Demographic Advantage

India boasts a young and dynamic population, with a median age of around 28 years. This demographic dividend offers a significant advantage in terms of a productive workforce, increased consumption, and a growing domestic market.

Thriving Startup Ecosystem

India has a vibrant startup ecosystem, particularly in cities like Bangalore, Mumbai, and Delhi. The country has produced numerous successful startups in sectors such as e-commerce, technology, fintech, and renewable energy. This innovation-driven environment offers opportunities for investors to participate in India's entrepreneurial growth.

Strategic Location

India's geographical location provides access to vast markets in South Asia, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. Investors can leverage India's connectivity and trade agreements to expand their business reach across these regions.

Skilled Workforce

India has a large pool of skilled professionals, including engineers, technologists, and professionals in various sectors. This talent pool offers a competitive advantage for businesses seeking skilled resources at relatively lower costs compared to other countries

5th Largest Economy, India.

India is one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world. In terms of GDP, India ranked as the fifth-largest economy globally, following the United States and China.

2nd Largest number of Smartphone user, India

India's status as the second-largest smartphone market is attributed to its vast population, increasing internet connectivity, and the availability of affordable smartphones. The rise of digital services and apps has further fueled smartphone usage across various sectors and regions in the country.

Billions of Real-time Transactions, India.

India's digital transaction landscape includes various modes such as mobile wallets, Unified Payments Interface (UPI), card payments, and internet banking. The UPI, in particular, has gained immense popularity, enabling users to make instant and seamless payments directly from their bank accounts.

Indian Stock Market Performance in comparison to leading stock exchanges across the globe.

In the last few decades, the Indian equity market has outperformed most of the global equity market by a huge margin, including the UK’s equity market. Over the last 10 years, Nifty50 has generated a return of 400% as compared to the FTSE100's 131%, Hang Seng’s 89.2%, and S&P 500’s 318%. In the current scenario, most developed nations are facing the fear of recession, and in such tough conditions, the Indian equity market has been able to generate decent returns of over 9% in the last 12 months, whereas S&P 500 has given a return of mere 0.6% and the FTSE100, Hang Seng, has given a negative return of -2% and -15%, respectively.

Reforms and Progress

Industry: PLI Schemes, Repeal of Retrospective taxes

The implementation of PLI schemes in various industries aims to boost manufacturing and competitiveness. The repeal of retrospective taxes provides relief to businesses and promotes a favorable investment climate in the country.

Flexible ‘Inflation Targeting’ and
focus on FDI inflow.

The flexible approach to inflation targeting allows for effective monetary policy management, ensuring price stability and economic growth. The focus on attracting FDI inflows stimulates investment, job creation, and technology transfer, fostering overall economic development.

Corporate Tax Reforms, GST, Government support for corporate profits

Corporate tax reforms have improved the business environment by reducing tax rates and simplifying tax structures. The implementation of GST has streamlined the indirect tax system. Government support for corporate profits incentivizes growth, investment, and job creation in the corporate sector.

National Highways (FY: 2015- FY 2023)- 53.7 (Thousand km).

Significant progress has been made in the expansion of the national highway network, adding approximately 53.7 thousand kilometers between FY 2015 and FY 2023, enhancing connectivity and facilitating efficient transportation across the country.

Renewable Energy (FY 2015-FY 2023)- 771.3 million.

India has witnessed remarkable growth in renewable energy capacity, reaching 771.3 million units between FY 2015 and FY 2023. This significant progress demonstrates the country's commitment to sustainable development and reducing carbon emissions through clean and renewable energy sources.

MSMEs: Revision in Definition, Simplified Registration Process.

MSMEs have benefited from a revised definition, providing greater clarity and access to various schemes and incentives. The simplified registration process has made it easier for MSMEs to start and operate businesses, promoting entrepreneurship and economic growth.

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