Guidelines for Publication of Indian Edition of Foreign Technical/ Scientific/Specialty Magazines/Journals/ Periodicals

GUIDELINES FOR
(i) PUBLICATION OF INDIAN EDITIONS OF FOREIGN TECHNICAL/SCIENTIFIC/SPECIALITY MAGAZINES/JOURNALS/PERIODICALS; AND
(ii) FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN INDIAN ENTITIES PUBLISHING SCIENTIFIC/TECHNICAL/SPECIALITY MAGAZINES/JOURNALS/PERIODICALS
New Delhi
Dated 01st June 2005
PREAMBLE
The Union Government has decided to allow:
(i) publication of Indian editions of foreign scientific, technical and speciality magazines/periodicals/journals; and
(ii) foreign investment upto 100% in Indian entities publishing scientific/technical and speciality magazines/periodicals/ journals.
1. Application
(i) An application shall be made to the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in the prescribed format to determine the nature of contents of the publication
(ii) Application fee of Rs. 5000/- (Rupees Five thousand only) shall have to be deposited through a Demand Draft in favour of the Pay & Accounts Officer, Ministry