"The programme has received very positive response. A total of 4,896 queries have been received on the ‘Make in India’ web portal. 9.3 percent of queries relate to food processing, 6.7 percent to IT, 6.1 percent to renewable energy, 5.7 percent to electronic system and designs, 4.7 percent to automobiles and 4.4 percent to textiles and garment sectors," Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.
    
Government launched ‘Make in India’ programme to project India as an investment destination and develop, promote and market India as a leading manufacturing destination and as a hub for design and information.     

The programme also aims to radically improve the Ease of Doing Business, open the FDI regime, improve the quality of infrastructure and make India a globally competitive manufacturing destination.
    
Replying to a separate question, she said said that up to November this year, 1,630 entrepreneur memoranda have been filed by the investors and 37 direct industrial licenses have been issued.

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