Jaipur: Many overseas Indians participating in the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas diaspora meet have complained that investing in the country was difficult due to lack of facilities and red tape.
Many delegates said that while the government promises all amenities to NRIs for investing in India, the implementation is lacking.
They added that permissions required to visit their home country are too complicated and need to be streamlined.
"The government has given us Overseas Indian Cards (OIC) but the process is very time consuming and too costly. If India wants to invite young entrepreneurs like me to invest here, then it should make things smoother and easier," Chandram Mookim, a US-based entrepreneur with business interests in India, told IANS....more
07:10 PM, Jan 08, 2012