Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh). [India], February 10 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said that the state has attracted investments proposals worth Rs 32.92 lakh crores through the roadshows for the Global Investors Summit 2023 and is ready to play the role of the growth engine of the country in line with the Prime Minister’s vision and by imbibing his mantra of ‘Reform, Perform Transform’.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the summit, the UP CM described it as the “Mahakumbh’ of investment and said that the investments, which will take place through 18645 MoUs signed between the government and the companies in diverse sectors such as renewable energy, real estate, education, tourism, electronic vehicle manufacturing, housing, food processing etc, will create 92.50 lakh job opportunities in the state.
CM Yogi invited investors to participate in the development Uttar Pradesh. He stated that the State Government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created an environment conducive for industrial development. This includes better law and order, as well as 25 sectoral policies which provide ease of doing business for investors.
In the presence of Rajnath Singh, Prime Minister and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Governor, several Union ministers, top policy makers, the highest leadership of the corporate world, business delegations as well academia, think tanks, intellectuals, the Chief Minster made his remarks.
Yogi Adityanath also pointed out that Nivesh Sarathi portal (online system for signing Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs), and monitoring their execution for investors) as well as Nivesh Sarathi (online incentive and customer relationship management portal) (Nivesh Sarathi) are extremely useful in facilitating investments.
According to him, 406 services of 33 departments are available on the online single window portal ‘Nivesh Mitra’. Udyami Mitra has been deployed to aid the investors.
Yogi Adityanath also said that the $1 trillion target is to be achieved in cooperation with everyone’s cooperation.
CM Yogi also addressed the gathering on the preparations made to organize roadshows across 21 cities in 16 countries, as well as nine cities in different states, for the GIS by teams headed by ministers from Uttar Pradesh.
“We got the cooperation of Indian missions, ambassadors, high commissioners, as well as business and industrial organisations posted abroad during the roadshows. All of these people have shown positive cooperation and we are able to achieve our goal of creating a $1 trillion economy in Uttar Pradesh. We also hope to carry forward the vision of Prime Minister. The Chief Minister said that all the 75 districts of the state are connected “with this investment Mahakumbh”, adding that investment programmes are being held in every district.
Introducing the state’s industrial policy and sectoral policy, he said that Uttar Pradesh, known as the food basket of India, ranks first in the production of many commodities including food grains, milk and sugarcane among others.
“Through policy-driven governance, the State Government has formulated around 25 policies to attract investment in various sectors including IT/ITES, Data Centre, ESDM, Defense & Aerospace, Electric Vehicle, Warehousing & Logistics, Tourism, Textile, MSME, etc. Since then, several reformative steps have been taken towards creating a holistic ecosystem for industrial development”, CM Yogi remarked.
He added: “State’s first Medical Device Park has been inaugurated near Yamuna Expressway. In the Yamuna Expressway region, Film City and Toy Park, Apparel Parks, Handicraft Parks, and Logistics Hub are also being developed. Other projects being developed include IIT GNL at Greater Noida, Mega Food Park at Bareilly, Transganga City at Unnao, Plastic Park at Gorakhpur, Garment Park at Gorakhpur and several flatted factory complexes.”
Introducing the global industrial world to the state’s world-class infrastructure, industry-friendly policies and better law and order, the Chief Minister called upon them to take advantage of the immense opportunities present in Uttar Pradesh and become co-travellers in its journey of progress while making New India prosperous and powerful. He promised them all assistance as per the government’s policies.
The UP CM said that Purvanchal and Bundelkhand regions of the state, which were considered the ‘BEMARU’ regions, have also got investments of Rs 9 lakh crore and Rs 4.28 lakh crore respectively through the Global Investors Summit. (ANI)
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