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FDI: Entry and ownership rule
On 23 March 2016, the Indian Ministry of Commerce & Industry liberalized the FDI policy in the insurance sector by allowing automatic approval for consolidated foreign investments up to 49% of the equity capital of the insurance company. Earlier automatic approval was capped at 26% of the equity and investments above 26% and up to 49% required express approval from the government.
The FDI limit has been kept unchanged for the insurance sector at 49%.
On 25 March 2021, the investment limit was increased to 74% (See related State Act).
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