Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton is leading a five-day trade and investment mission to India involving 42 Irish companies and higher education institutions.

Organised by Enterprise Ireland and the IDA, the mission will cover the cities of Bangalore, New Delhi and Mumbai.   

Over 30 meetings and events are scheduled, focussed on supporting Irish companies and education institutions to increase exports to India.

The delegation also plans to attract investment and jobs into Ireland from Indian companies.