DAINIK NATION BUREAU
To attract the investment, state is going to organize Investors Meet shortly. There is tremendous scope for investment in multiple sector so industry department is compiling sectoral profile. This was disclosed during the meeting led by chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh here in Secretariat today.
CS asked them to focus on targeted marketing. For this you contact with the different sectors which produced different products. You identify the area where investment can be attracted. He said that you also identify the area where universities and institutions student can be given internship. Through campus selection you can brush up the skills of the students.
Principal secretary industry Manisha Panwar disclosed that currently state has investment of Rs 35000 crore while it was mere Rs 9000 crore during inception of Uttarakhand. Around 3.70 lakh people got employment in the state. Since implementation of single window system state has received 4346 proposals for the investment. Most of the investors have expressed their desire to make investment in the area of food processing, rubber, plastic and textiles industry. To give filip to agriculture and forestry we have prepared value chain. We are working on cluster approach. Along with this tremendous scope in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, Ayurveda, yoga, panchkarma, wellness centre, herbal, aromatic plant etc. to give land on lease state has made land leasing policy and investor can reap its benefit.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Radha Raturi, Secretary Finance Amit Negi, Secretary Power Radhika Jha, Secretary health Nitesh Jha, Secretary Agriculture D Senthil Pandian, MD SIDCUL Soujanya, Secretary Revenue Harbans Singh Chugh and others officers.