What is "Make in India?"

Published on: December 2016

Launched on September 25, 2014, “Make in India” is the major economic plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.  With the “Make in India” program, Modi hopes to make India one of the predominant manufacturing hubs of the world.  In order to encourage development in India’s manufacturing sectors, the government has relaxed foreign direct investment policies on 25 focus sectors of the Indian economy. These include sectors such as renewable energy, automobiles, highways, textiles, and wellness.

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