While presiding over the meeting to finalize the preparations for ensuing Global Investors Meet-2019 being organized at Dharamshala on 7th and 8th November, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today said that focus should be laid on ensuring personal contact and liaison with investors so that MoUs signed by them could be materialized at the earliest. He also directed all the departments to adopt pro-active approach in expediting the progress of MoUs.
Chief Minister said that as many as 566 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) worth about Rs. 81319 crore having employment potential to over 1.50 lakh people were signed by the State Government in various sectors with the prospective investors till date. He said that most of the MoUs were signed in industries, tourism and housing sectors which would not only provide employment opportunities to the youth of the State but would also encourage them to adopt self-employment ventures.
Jai Ram Thakur asked all the departments to make all out efforts to facilitate the prospective entrepreneurs so that maximum investments could be attracted. He also directed to inform entrepreneurs about the facilities and incentives being extended by the State Government to the investors.
It was decided in the meeting that B2G meeting would also be held with the Chief Minister in tourism, housing and industries sectors to have direct interaction with the entrepreneurs of these mega sectors.
It was also decided that local entrepreneurs should also be invited for this mega event and their meetings should be arranged with foreign delegates so that local investors could also be benefitted.
Chief Secretary Dr. Shrikant Baldi conducted the proceedings of the meeting and assured the Chief Minister that concerted efforts were being made for the success of the Global Investors Meet.
A presentation on proposed Global Investors Meet was also presented on the occasion.
Additional Chief Secretaries Ram Subhag Singh, Nisha Singh, Manoj Kumar, R.D. Dhiman, Sanjay Gupta, Principal Secretaries Onkar Sharma, J.C. Sharma, Prabodh Saxena, K.K. Pant, Secretaries Devesh Kumar, Amitabh Avasthi, Director Tourism, Yunus, Director Industries Hans Raj Sharma, Director, LAC Kumud Singh, Members of CII, Media Partner and other senior officers were also present in the meeting.