Sectors with Government Approval

Sectors under Govt. Approval Route for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) alongwith Sectoral CAP on FDI

S. No. Sector/Activity Cap on Foreign Investment Govt. Approval Required
 

1.

Mining and mineral separation of titanium bearing minerals and ores  

100%

 

Upto 100%

 

2.

Food Product Retail Trading  

100%

 

Upto 100%

 

3.

Defence  

100%

 

Beyond 49%

 

4.

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

100%

 

Upto 100%

 

5.

Publication of facsimile edition of foreign newspapers  

100%

 

Upto 100%

 

6.

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

26%

 

Upto 26%

 

7.

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

26%

 

Upto 26%

8. Air Transport Service – Scheduled, and Regional Air Transport Service, 100% Beyond 49%
 

9.

 

Investment by Foreign Airlines

 

100%

 

Beyond  49%

 

10.

 

Satellites- establishment and operation

 

100%

 

Upto 100%

 

11.

 

Telecom Services

 

100%

 

Beyond 49%

 

12.

 

Pharmaceutical – Brownfield

 

100%

 

Beyond 74%

 

13.

 

Banking- Private Sector

 

74%

 

Beyond 49%

 

14.

 

Banking- Public Sector

 

20%

 

Upto 20%

 

15.

 

Private Security Agencies

 

74%

 

Beyond 49%

 

16.

Broadcasting Content Service

a)  FM Radio

Up linking of ‘News & Current Affairs’ TVChannels

 

49%

 

Upto 49%

 

17.

Trading – MBRT  

51%

 

Upto 51%

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