Between April-July, the foreign direct investment (FDI) into India stood at $20 billion.
“India’s dedication to reform is taken critically by traders overseas and so they take India to be a really fascinating vacation spot, in any other case we would not be seeing good quantity of FDI coming even through the pandemic time when India, as a lot of our critics would say, had the strictest lockdown,” Sitharaman mentioned.
Releasing the state rankings primarily based on the implementation of State Enterprise Reform Motion Plan 2019, Sitharaman mentioned Aatmanirbhar Bharat would assist India construct on its strengths and develop into self-reliant.
“Aatmanirbhar Bharat will result in larger export competitiveness, higher pricing and high quality of exports, which present the Indian ability of constructing issues to perfection,” she mentioned.
Sitharaman mentioned Aatmanirbhar Bharat shouldn’t be for making India inward-looking, however to construct on its strengths, one of many methods wherein the nation can develop into extra aggressive.
Within the states’ ease of doing enterprise rankings launched on Saturday, Andhra Pradesh retained the highest place adopted by UP and Telangana on the second and third spots, respectively.