FDI Limits Through (Government) Approval Route Sector-wise - 2016 FDI Policy

FDI Policy: Sectors where Government Approval is required
(as on 08.07.2016)

Sl. No.

Sector/Activity

Relevant Para of Consolidated FDI Policy, June 2016

Cap

Govt.
Approval

1

Mining and mineral separation of titanium bearing minerals and ores

5.2.3.3

100%

Upto 100%

2

Food Product Retail Trading

5.2.5

100%

Upto 100%

3

Defence

5.2.6

100%

Beyond 49%

4

Publishing/printing   of   scientific   and   technical magazines/specialty journals/ periodicals

5.2.8.3

100%

Upto 100%

5

Publication    of    facsimile    edition    of    foreign newspapers

5.2.8.4

100%

Upto 100%

6

Print   Media   -   Publishing   of   newspaper   and periodicals dealing with news and current affairs

5.2.8.1

26%

Upto 26%

7

Print  Media  -  Publication  of  Indian  editions of foreign magazines dealing with news and current affairs

5.2.8.2

26%

Upto 26%

8

Air Transport Service – Scheduled, and Regional Air Transport Service,

5.2.9.2(1)

100%

Beyond 49%

9

Investment by Foreign Airlines

5.2.9.2

49%

Upto 49%

10

Satellites - establishment and operation

5.2.12

100%

Upto 100%

11

Telecom Services

5.2.14

100%

Beyond 49%

12

Trading – SBRT

5.2.15.3

100%

Beyond 49%

13

Pharma – Brownfield

5.2.27.2

100%

Beyond 74%

14

Banking- Private Sector

5.2.18

74%

Beyond 49%

15

Banking- Public Sector

5.2.19

20%

Upto 20%

16

Private Security Agencies

5.2.13

74%

Beyond 49%

17

Broadcasting Content Service
a) FM Radio
b) Uplinking of ‘News & Current Affairs’ TV  Channels


5.2.7.2.1
5.2.7.2.2


49%


Upto 49%

18

Trading – MBRT

5.2.15.4

51%

Upto 51%


Source: http://dipp.gov.in/