Simply speaking, under Automatic Route, there is no requirement of obtaining approval from Government authorities for establishing or making investment in prescribed list of sectors. The list of such sectors is mentioned below:-

  1. Agriculture
  2. Plantation Sector
  3. Mining and Exploration of metal and non-metal ores
  4. Mining – Coal & Lignite
  5. Manufacturing
  6. Broadcasting Carriage Services (Teleports, DTH, Cable Networks, Mobile TV, HITS)
  7. Broadcasting Content Service – Up-linking of Non-‘News & Current Affairs’ TV Channels/ Down-linking of TV Channels
  8. Airports – Greenfield and Brownfield
  9. Air Transport Service – Non Scheduled
  10. Air Transport Service -Helicopter Services/ Seaplane Services
  11. Other services under Civil Aviation Sector–Ground Handling Services
  12. Other services under Civil Aviation Sector–Maintenance and Repair organizations; flying training institutes; and technical training institutions
  13. Construction Development
  14. Industrial Parks -new and existing
  15. Trading – Wholesale
  16. Trading –E-commerce activities
  17. Trading – SBRT
  18. Duty Free Shops
  19. Railway Infrastructure*
  20. Asset Reconstruction Companies
  21. Credit Information Companies
  22. White Label ATM Operations
  23. Other Financial Services
  24. Pharmaceuticals – Greenfield
  25. Petroleum & Natural Gas -Exploration activities of oil and natural gas fields
  26. Petroleum refining by PSUs
  27. Infrastructure Company in the Securities Market
  28. Insurance
  29. Pension
  30. Power Exchanges


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