"Based on the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB)...government has approved 8 proposals of Foreign Direct Investment amounting to Rs 34.77 crore approximately," an official release said.
The UK-based CSC Computer Sciences International Operations has sought permission for setting up a proposed LLP with an investment of about Rs 30 crore.
While, Life Positive seeks to increase foreign equity participation from existing 96 percent to 99 percent and induction of further FDI of about Rs 4.61 crore by foreign collaborators.
Among others, government cleared proposals of Mahanagar Gas Limited, Medicamen Biotech Ltd, TutorVista Global Private Ltd, Ventura (India) Pvt Ltd, Syssmart Services LLP and Mahindra CIE Automotive Ltd.
In the FIPB meeting, one proposal relating to pharma firm Lupin Ltd was recommended for consideration of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) as the investment involved was of above Rs 1,200 crore, said the release.
Lupin seeks to increase the aggregate limit of investment by FIIs under the Portfolio Investment Scheme to 49 percent.
A total of 12 proposals were deferred that included Syngene International Ltd, India Value Fund IV, SME Capital Market Corporation, SNC-Lavalin Mauritius Ltd and Verint Systems (India) Pvt Ltd.
While, two applicants -- Today Magazines Lifestyle Private Limited and TC Capital Managers -- withdrew their overseas investment proposals.

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