There are certain activities that are not covered under the automatic route and that require prior Government approval and are considered by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). Following list include the activities for which automatic route for foreign investment is not available:
Applications for all FDI cases except Non-Resident Indian (NRI) investments, 100% Export Oriented Units (EOUs) should be submitted to the FIPB Unit, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) Ministry of Finance. However application for NRI investment and 100% EOU cases should be presented to Secretariat for Industrial Assistance (SIA) in Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion. (DIPP).
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