Himachal Pradesh eyes Rs 85,000 cr investment at global investors meet in November

Himachal Pradesh eyes Rs 85,000 cr investment at global investors meet in November

2019-07-01T12:20:42+00:00July 1st, 2019|Water Energy|

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur says the government has already undertaken a slew of reforms in ease of doing business and also put in place pro-investment policies.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday rolled out red carpet for investors to invest in tourism, infrastructure & logistics, information technology, hydro power, pharmaceuticals, and food processing. He said the state hopes to attract investment proposals worth Rs 85,000 crore in the Investors Meet slated for November.

Addressing the public during a road show organised in association with Confederation of Indian Industry said the government has already undertaken a slew of reforms in ease of doing business and also put in place pro-investment policies.

He had also held one on one meetings with top industrialists Reliance Industries CMD Mukesh Ambani, Tata Trusts chairman Ratan Tata, Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra, Godrej Group chairman Adi Godrej, RPG Group chairman Harsh Goenka. He appealed to the industry leaders to help Himachal develop into a booming economy.

LURING INDUSTRY HONCHOS

  • He had held meetings with top industrialists and requested them to consider exploring investment avenues and turn HP into a booming economy
  • Government of Himachal has undertaken a slew of reforms in ease of doing business and also put in place pro-investment policies

Tata assured that he would ask Chairman of Tata Sons to constitute a task force and explore investment possibilities in the state. Mahindra told that the group is exploring Himachal Pradesh as the next destination for electric vehicles and in the areas of intelligent traffic management for smart cities.

He further informed that the group is also keen on implementing enterprise solutions for government bodies and explore opportunities in waste to energy technology market.

Further, Goenka shared his group’s investment plan in the IT Park at Wakhnaghat and informed that they are looking at plantation as they are largest in tea and rubber plantation.