Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion DPIIT

he Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in India is a government body responsible for formulating and implementing policies and initiatives to promote and facilitate industrial development, trade, and investment in the country. Formerly known as the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), it was renamed DPIIT in 2019.

Key responsibilities and functions of DPIIT include:

  1. Industrial Policy Formulation: Formulating and implementing industrial policies that aim to promote industrial growth, enhance competitiveness, and foster innovation across various sectors of the economy.

  2. Promotion of Investment: Encouraging domestic and foreign investment in India by creating a conducive business environment, simplifying regulatory frameworks, and offering incentives to attract investments.

  3. Ease of Doing Business: Initiating reforms and measures to improve the ease of doing business in India, streamlining procedures, reducing regulatory hurdles, and enhancing the business environment for entrepreneurs and industries.

  4. Startup India Initiative: Overseeing and implementing the Startup India campaign, which aims to promote and support startups, foster innovation, and create a conducive ecosystem for new businesses in the country.

  5. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR): Facilitating the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights by promoting awareness, policies, and mechanisms for safeguarding innovations and creative works.

  6. Trade Promotion: Encouraging trade and exports by formulating trade policies, participating in trade negotiations, and promoting India's exports in global markets.

  7. Monitoring and Evaluation: Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of various policies, initiatives, and programs related to industry, trade, and investment.

  8. Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborating with industry associations, stakeholders, state governments, and other ministries to create synergies and partnerships for industrial and trade development.

  9. Data Collection and Analysis: Collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data and information related to industry, trade, and investment for informed policymaking and decision-making processes.

DPIIT plays a crucial role in fostering a conducive environment for economic growth, industrial development, and entrepreneurship in India. It works towards creating a vibrant and globally competitive business landscape, attracting investments, and supporting the growth of industries across various sectors.