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Investors from Japan, France, US, South Korea in forefront for PLI: Guruprasad Mohapatra, Secretary DPIIT

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Guruprasad Mohapatra, secretary at the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

Synopsis

While investors from across the globe are interested in India, we find more interest from the US, Japan, South Korea, France and some North European countries. Investors are interested in many sectors, but we see more interest in chemicals, metals and mining, energy, telecom, retail and ecommerce, and electronic system design and manufacturing, said Guruprasad Mohapatra, Secretary DPIIT.

India is open to reducing costs for investors as it seeks to boost manufacturing in the country and become the most investor-friendly nation, says Guruprasad Mohapatra, secretary at the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). In an interview, he explains to Kirtika Suneja and Deepshikha Sikarwar how the government expects the recently-approved Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for ten sectors to take off soon.

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