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As part of the IFM, an EU delegation to India and the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) agreed to hold regular high-level meetings to assess and facilitate ease of doing business for EU investors in India.
"This will include identifying and putting in place solutions to procedural impediments faced by EU companies and investors in establishing or running their operations in India," it added.
Commenting on this initiative, Tomasz Koslowski, Ambassador of the European Union to India said, "establishment of the IFM is a right step in the direction of strengthening the trade and investment ties between the EU and India".
DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said ease of doing business is a fundamental priority under the Make in India campaign and the establishment of IFM for facilitating EU investments in India is another step to achieve this goal.
"The IFM has been established with the key objectives of paving the way for identifying and solving problems faced by EU companies and investors with regard to their operations in India, he said.
The IFM will cover new investors as well as those already established in India, he added.
The new mechanism, he said, is also going to serve as a platform for discussing general suggestions from the point of view of EU companies and investors with regard to ease of doing business in India, "which I am sure, would boost and encourage the EU investors to avail the investment opportunities available in India".
Invest India, the official investment promotion and facilitation agency of the government, will also be part of the mechanism.
The DIPP will also facilitate participation of other relevant ministries and authorities on a case-to-case basis.
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