India will start GIS-based land buying system for international companies

Goyal added that India will identify land for setting up industries through GIS-based tool. Mr. Goyal stated that the GIS system will have Google Earth view where a person sitting in Iceland can locate land in India and can buy it.

India will start GIS-based land buying system for international companies
India will start GIS-based land buying system for international companies

India will start GIS-based land buying system for international companies

Mr. Piyush Goyal, Commerce and Industry Minister of India, mentioned in a statement that India will start Geographic Information System (GIS) based land buying service on a pilot basis to attract foreign companies.

He also added that India will identify land for setting up industries through GIS-based tool. Mr. Goyal stated that the GIS system will have Google Earth view where a person sitting in Iceland can locate land in India and can buy it.

An ‘early harvest’ agreement with the US was also pushed by the minister. He stated that the US and India need to sit down at the negotiating table and work towards a much more sustainable, and much more enduring partnership in the form of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). He invites US companies to invest in India.