With the total warehousing space requirement in the countryÂ´s top seven markets expected to grow from 621 mn sq ft in 2016 to 839 mn sq ft by 2020, the warehousing sector has shown tremendous traction in the past couple of years. Further, investment in warehousing can provide an opportunity of realising returns in the range of 10-24 per cent per annum.
The Government of India has announced the National Manufacturing Policy on November 4, 2011 with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25 per cent and creating 100 million jobs over a decade or so, said the Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry EM Sudarsana Natchiappan in Rajya Sabha on December 11.
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said the country offers huge scope for US firms to participate in its $1 trillion infrastructure development plan. At the USIBC-FICCI round table, Mukherjee inforÂmed the gathering that his government was working towÂards building a consensus on a number of pending policy issÂues, like introduction of Goods and Services Tax, National Manufacturing Policy, liberalisation of FDI policy