Chandigarh, January 17–The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has said that efforts made by the state government to boost capital investment and shore up the economy would soon bring fruitful results and new MoUs and agreements, signed with different investors and corporate entities, would be implemented, leading to all-round development of the state.
Addressing media persons in New Delhi today before leaving for Japan and China along with a high-level delegation of officers and businessmen, Mr Manohar Lal expressed satisfaction over the performance of his government and said that investment to the tune of Rs 1 lakh crore would be made in different sectors of the state which would lead to generation of employment opportunities for four lakh youth. The visit to Japan and China is aimed at projecting Haryana as a preferred investment destination.
“During the visit, we would meet diplomats, Indians settled in those countries, investors and businessmen and invite them to invest in Haryana, he added. The high-level delegation includes Industries Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Mrs. Kavita Jain, MLA, Mr. Dinesh Chandra Kaushik, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Mr. R.K. Khullar, Principal Secretary, Industries, Mr. Devendra Singh, and Managing Director, HSIIDC, Mr. Sudhir Rajpal, apart from a business delegation. The Chief Minister said that Haryana offered ideal conditions and environment for industry to grow and flourish. With implementation of the new Enterprises Promotion Policy 2015, we have simplified the process for change in land use and other procedures. An e-Biz portal has also been launched to enhance the ease of doing business. This portal is making all kinds of services and facilities available to investors online, he added.
Reiterating the state government’s commitment towards ensuring equal development of all parts of the state, the Chief Minister said that entrepreneurs would be offered special concessions in areas where industrial development had been slow. Special facilities would also be provided for setting up mega projects involving investment worth more than Rs 100 crore. A high-level committee with special powers has been constituted under the chairmanship of the Principal Secretary for immediate redressal of the difficulties faced by investors at the headquarter level. Committees have also been constituted at the district level under the chairmanship of deputy commissioners for the purpose, he added. The Haryana Government is organising the ‘Happening Haryana Global Investors’ Summit-2016’ on March 7 and 8, 2016, and Haryana Pravasi Divas on March 9, 2016, in Gurgaon, to project the state and woo foreign investors. More than 1,000 investors and businessmen are expected to participate in the summit, he disclosed.