Friday 25 July 2014

Labour Intensive Manufacturing, Planned Urbanisation and Quality Infrastructure would shape the future of Northern India – Amitabh Kant

By 1 2 1 News Reporter

Chandigarh 25th July:-Northern India has youngest population in the world with great enterprising spirit that could lead to transformation of the region with emphasis on Labour Intensive Manufacturing, Planned Urbanisation and Quality Infrastructure. Tis has been stated by Amitabh Kant, Secretary, DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India at CII Invest North 2014 here today.

 Prem Narain, Chairman, OIFC & Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India emphasised on the role of states in creating enabling policies and models to attract investments and growth. Prem Narain suggested for structured engagement with the Indian Diaspora for engaging them with Indian growth story:

 Speaking at the 3rd edition of CII Invest North, Malvinder Mohan Singh, Chairman – Invest North 2014 and Executive Chairman – Fortis Healthcare Ltd said that the conclave today has emerged as a great platform wherein there is participation from Northern State Governments and 20 countries. He also informed that around 120 one to one B2G meetings have been tied up for next two days which itself speaks volumes about the scale of this initiative. He further said that discussions held with State Governments during previous editions of the event has led to framing of new investor friendly industrial policies as well as to certain investment facilitative amendments in the existing policies.

Jayant Davar, Co-Chairman, Invest North 2014 & Co-Chariman & Managing Director, Sandhar Technologies Ltd in his concluding remarks opined that the two day conclave would provide an ideal platform for both investors and State Governments to understand and showcase the investment potential available in the region. The programme featured participation by Governments of Haryana, Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh and over 300 investors. Jayant Davar thanked the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotions and Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre to associate and support as Partner Ministry and Institutional Partner respectively.   

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