Chandigarh August 1: With a view to promote investment and generate maximum employment opportunities in the State, the Haryana Government is working on a long term scheme and this has generated a lot of excitement among the investors towards Haryana.
This was stated by Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal while interacting with media persons after addressing an interactive session of prominent industrialists of the State at New Delhi today. Haryana Industries Minister Mr Vipul Goel was also present in the interactive session.
The Chief Minister said that the State Government has fast-tracked the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) signed during the Happening Haryana Global Investors’ Summit -2016 held at Gurgaon on March 7 and 8, 2016. As a result of this, more than hundred MoUs of worth Rs 70,000 crore are being given final shape and this would generate about 1.25 lakh employment opportunities.
While expressing satisfaction over the discussions during the interactive session, the Chief Minister said that some good suggestions have been received during the meeting and the concerned departments would work on them. The State Government has signed as many as 551 MoUs with various leading companies so far after the Summit which would catalyze an investment of Rs 6.19 lakh crore.
During the interactive session, the Chief Minister also asked the industrialists about the progress of various MoUs signed with the State Government. He said that under the Haryana Enterprises Promotion Policy-2015, facilities like single window clearance under one roof are being provided to promote investment in the State. The industry representatives expressed happiness on the efforts made by the State Government towards investment promotion and said that they were regularly following up the progress of the MoUs signed during the summit.
The Chief Minister urged them that besides the traditional industrial centres like Gurgaon, Faridabad and Bawal in district Rewari, they should also invest in Jind, Hisar, Bhiwani and other districts. He said that the State Government has further strengthened the infrastructure facilities in all districts to ensure uniform development of the State. On this, the industry representatives assured the State Government of their full cooperation not only in investment but also in skill development and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Speaking on this occasion, Haryana Industries Minister, Mr Vipul Goel described the Chief Minister as progressive and said that under his leadership, Haryana has been rapidly moving on the path of development.
Among others present on this occasion included Principal Secretary, Industries, Mr Devender Singh, Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) Mr Sudhir Rajpal, Principal Resident Commissioner, Haryana Bhawan, New Delhi Mr Anand Mohan Sharan, Chairman, Haryana Housing Board Mr Jawahar Yadav, Deputy Commissioner, Gurgaon, Mr T.L Satyaprakash, Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad Mr Chander Shekhar, other senior officers of the State Government, Mr Rakesh Bharti Mittal from Airtel Group, Mr Rajan Nanda from Escorts Group and other renowned industrialists.