Banking General Awareness 2016 Limit on FDI various sectors of India

Banking General Awareness 2015 Limit on FDI various sectors of India New Limits :
SECTORS WITH 74% FDI LIMITS ARE —

1. airports
2. broadcasting
3. coal and lignite
4. credit information companies
5. direct to home (dth)
6. mining ( diamonds & precious stones)
7. satellites
8. private sector banking

sectors with 100% fdi limits are —
1. advertising
2. agriculture
3. air transport services (domestic airlines)— 100 % for nris
49% for others
4. courier services
5. drugs and pharmaceuticals
6. electricity
7. power
8. films and studios
9. hotel and tourism
10. housing and real estate
11. construction
12. mass rapid transport system
13. minig(minig of gold and silver)
14. nbfc
15. oil exploration
16. petroleum product marketing
17. petroleum product pipelines
18. petroleum refining(private sector)
19. pollution control
20. road,highways,ports and harbours
21. tourism
22. tranportation infrastructure
23. townships
24. special economic zone(sez)
25. railways
26. single brand retail (upto 49% automatic 49-100% by fipb)
27. telecommunications (upto 49% automatic 49-100% by fipb)
28. asset reconstruction companies ( upto 49% automatic 49-100% by fipb)

**there is no fdi limits in renewable energy sector. foreign companies can hold 100% ownership**

sectors with 49% fdi limits are —
1. airlines/aviation
2. defence
3. insurance
4. pension
sectors with 26% fdi limits are —
1. print media ( newspaper – 26%
scientific & periodicals – 100% )
2. fm radio

sectors with 20% fdi limits is —

1. public sector banks

Old Limits – Limit on FDI various sectors of India
Sector FDI
Agriculture 100%
Asset Reconstruction Companies 100%
Civil Aviation 100%
Commodity Exchanges  49%
Courier Services  100%
Credit Information Companies  74%
Defence  49%
Insurance  49%
Multi Brand Retail  51%
Pension  26%
Petroleum and Natural Gas  49%
Power Exchanges  49%
Print Media  49%
Private Sector Banks  100%
Public Sector Banks  20%
Single Brand Retail  49%
Special Economic Zones  100%
Stock Exchanges/Clearing Corporations  49%
Tea Plantation  100%
Telecom  100%
Tourism  100%