Chandigarh, August 23–The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has said that entrepreneurs coming to invest in Haryana would be able to select a place of their choice in any part of the state for setting up industry. “We are determined to create industry and entrepreneur-friendly atmosphere in the state, and the recently launched new Entrepreneur Promotion Policy 2015 is a definitive pointer in this direction,” he said.
The Chief Minister, who is leading a delegation to US and Canada to attract investors to Haryana, was interacting with media persons after meeting members of Canadian business groups in Vancouver yesterday. The Industries Minister, Captain Abhimanyu, is part of the delegation which has reached Vancouver from USA.
Haryana enjoys locational advantage as the state surrounds New Delhi, the national capital, on three sides and has close proximity to International Airport, Delhi. “We have recently launched new Entrepreneur Promotion Policy 2015 with its key features of further
easing the ease-of-doing business, single-window clearance and many more. Besides, we are going to ease everything, including the taxation laws pertaining to the state government and other things that could attract entrepreneurs”, Mr Manohar Lal said.
Expressing satisfaction over the successful meetings the delegation had with business groups and leading MNCs in USA, he said that many foreign investors had evinced keen interest in investing in Haryana in such sectors as infrastructure, housing, Information Technology, education, medicare and healthcare etc.
“We have signed four MOUs with Google, CISCO, United Technologies and Applied Materials which offer quite a measure of our successful visit to the USA. The key purpose of the delegation is to project Haryana as a preferred destination for overseas investment. We have visited New York, Washington, Maryland, Connecticut and San Franscisco and now come to Canada”, Mr Manohar Lal added.