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Permanent residency status for foreigners


The Government has decided to grant Permanent Residency Status (PRS) for 10 years with multiple entry to foreign investors making investment of minimum of Rs. 10 crores to be brought within 18 months or Rs. 25 crores to be brought within 36 months. PRS will also be granted to the spouse/dependents of the eligible foreign investor. The foreign investment should result in generating employment to atleast 20 resident Indians every financial year. The scheme is expected to encourage foreign investment in India and facilitate Make in India. In addition to the restrictions imposed in the FDI policy, security guidelines issued/ as may be issued by the Government from time to time shall also be applicable.

This was stated by Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State in the in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 18:20 IST