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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS 

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 4079
ANSWERED ON MAY 3, 2013 

QUESTION
Investment in Telecom Sector 

4079. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state the total investment in the telecom sector, year-wise, for each financial year starting 1995-96 until 2011-12, as break-up of domestic investment and FDI? 

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI MILIND DEORA) 

The data on Capital investment from 1995-96 to 2000-2001 and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from 1995-96 to 1999-2000 in telecom sector are not available. The details of the capital investment (Gross Block) made by telecom service providers, and FDI in telecom sector, year-wise, are as under: 

Year

#Capital Investments (Gross Block) i.e. cumulative (Rs. in Crores)

@FDI equity inflows

(Rs. in Crores)

2000-2001

Data not available

784

2001-2002

103146

3,938

2002-2003

127733

908

2003-2004

154067

398

2004-2005

179285

541

2005-2006

202169

2,751

2006-2007

240710

2,150

2007-2008

278599

5,100

2008-2009

337788

11,685

2009-2010

416429

12,270

2010-2011

479278

7,542

2011-2012

517818

9,012

 

Source: # TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India)
@ DIPP (Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion)