• Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C)
  • sagarmala
  • Ficci
Why Invest in India? MARITIME INDIA SUMMIT 2021
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    Amongst the fastest growing economies in the world

    Amongst the fastest growing economies in the world

    For the first time ever, FDI inflow into India has crossed USD 70 Bn mark in FY 2019-20 with total FDI inflow of USD 73.45 Bn.

    Hon'ble PM Shri Narendra Modi announced a special economic and comprehensive package of more than USD 270 Bn - equivalent to 10% of India’s GDP, under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan (Self-reliant India).

    India to remain one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. IMF projects growth of 11.5% for India in 2021.

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    Largest youth population in the world

    Largest youth population in the world

    The population of India is expected to rise from 121.1 Crore to 152.2 Crore during 2011-36 - an increase of 25.7% in twenty-five years.

    India has its largest ever adolescent and youth population. It will continue to have one of the youngest populations in the world till 2030.

    India has the third-largest group of scientists and technicians in the world.

    Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports signed a Statement of Intent with YuWaah with UNICEF to strengthen resolve to mobilise 1 crore youth volunteers to achieve goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat Source

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    Transforming infrastructure landscape

    Transforming infrastructure landscape

    National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP), a first-of-its-kind initiative to provide world-class infrastructure across the country has been launched

    • The NIP will attract investments into infrastructure and will be crucial for attaining the target of becoming a USD 5 Tn economy by FY 2025.
    • Nearly 7,000 projects across different sectors costing above INR 100 Crore per project and totalling INR 111 Lakh Crore have been identified
    • Sectors such as Energy (24%), Roads (18%), Urban (17%) and Railways (12%) amount to around 71% of the projected infrastructure investments in India.

    By 2030, it is estimated that around 42% of India’s population would be urbanised from 31% in 2011.

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    Rising global competitiveness

    Rising global competitiveness

    India jumps 79 positions from #142 (2014) to #63 (2019) in World Bank's ‘Ease of Doing Business Ranking 2020'.

    India ranks #68 on the Global Competitiveness Index FY 2018-19.

    95% of 1.2 Bn Indians are covered under Aadhar Scheme, one of the world’s largest social security program.

    Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, a formalization of savings scheme under which 312 Mn bank accounts have been opened with savings amounting to USD 11.6 Bn.

    Goods and Services Tax (GST), the biggest tax reforms since independence, paves way for a common national market by integrating various indirect taxes.

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    Improving at Innovation

    Improving at Innovation

    India jumps 4 positions and ranks #48 in the Global Innovation Index 2020 rankings.

    India ranks #1 in the Central & Southern Asia Region India ranks #3 amongst the Lower Middle-Income Economy Group.

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    Rising economic influence

    Rising economic influence

    Centre of global maritime trade to move from the Pacific to the Indian Ocean Region. India and China will be the largest manufacturing hubs of the world by 2030.

    Connectivity to Central Asia and Europe via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC).

    In the next five years, India to have greater economic influence across the Asia-Pacific Region.

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    Supporting Government Structure

    Supporting Government Structure

    World’s largest democracy - India is a Sovereign Republic with a Parliamentary form of government, which is federal in structure with unitary features

    India’s robust legal and political systems ensure long-term political stability as well as policy continuity

    The Indian political system is supported by Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches. Every major branch is independent of one another

    Independent financial institutions for business including:

    • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) which plays a critical role in maintaining the economic stability in India despite the global economic scenario.
    • Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) which is the regulator of Indian markets and ensures the rights and safety of investors.
    • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) enforces the Competition Act across India and is a market regulator across all sectors with focus on anti-competitive behaviour of enterprises that may distort competition.
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    World Class Industrial Corridors

    World Class Industrial Corridors

    Govt. of India is developing various Industrial Corridor Projects as part of National Industrial Corridor programme which is aimed at development of futuristic industrial cities in India which can compete with the best manufacturing and investment destinations in the world. This will create employment opportunities and economic growth leading to overall socio-economic development.

    Industrial Corridors Projects are being taken up for development with 32 Projects to be developed in four phases up to FY 2024-25:

    World Class Industrial Corridors
    • Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC);
    • Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC);
    • Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC);
    • East Coast Industrial Corridor (ECIC) with Vizag Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC) as Phase 1;
    • Bengaluru Mumbai Industrial Corridor (BMIC);
    • Extension of CBIC to Kochi via Coimbatore;
    • Hyderabad Nagpur Industrial Corridor (HNIC);
    • Hyderabad Warangal Industrial Corridor (HWIC);
    • Hyderabad Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (HBIC);
    • Odisha Economic Corridor (OEC);
    • Delhi Nagpur Industrial Corridor (DNIC).
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    Ease of Doing Business

    Ease of Doing Business

    Govt. of India has been releasing Annual Action Plan since 2014 for States to steer Reforms and creating investor-friendly ecosystem, in line with the spirit of competitive federalism and with active participation from States.

    World Class Industrial Corridors

    Why invest in India’s Maritime Sector?

    India represents one of the largest maritime industries with many sub-sectors and stakeholders like shipyards, shipping lines, ports, sea farers, trade bodies, maritime institutes etc. being part of the ecosystem.

    World Class Industrial Corridors

    Source - Invest India, Make in India website

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Major event partners who are organizing and supporting MIS 2021

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  • sagarmala
  • Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C)
  • India Maritime Plus
  • India gov.in

Partner Country

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  • APM Terminal
  • csll
  • Essar Port
  • HIMT
  • Infyz
  • indian waterways Authority of india
  • IMC
  • IPA
  • Indian Port Global Chabahar Free Zone
  • JMB Group
  • Nayara Energy
  • Sagarmala
  • SDCL
  • Van Oord

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  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  • Orrisa Stevedores Ltd

Silver partners

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  • MSz
  • s2shipping

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