Haryana a preferred destination for US companies to invest and collaborate : CII
GOVERNMENT OF HARYANA –CII JOINT BUSINESS DELEGATION VISIT TO US ATTRACTS INVESTORS IN HARYANA
NewZNew (Chandigarh) : “Haryana will be an ideal destination for US companies to invest” said Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal during a session co-organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and US India Business Council held on 19 August, 2015 in Washington DC. He invited US companies to invest in Haryana and assured all support and facilitation from the State Government.
He said that “the new industrial policy known as ‘Enterprises Promotion Policy 2015’ announced by the State Government recently, aims towards enhancing the GDP of the State to 8% and also focus on ease of doing business targeting manufacturing and services enterprises. The salient feature of the new policy is to attract investment of over Rs 1 Lakh Crore and create 4 Lakhs jobs and accelerate economic growth in the state. It would also make doing business hassle-free through a new industrial regime of automatic approval and decentralisation”, he further added.
The Chief Minister highlighted the growth agenda initiated by the Narendra Modi Government, saying that programmes like ‘Make in India’, ‘Skills India’, ‘Digital India’ and ‘Smart Cities’ will boost the country’s economic and manufacturing growth.
Speaking on the occasion, Capt. Abhimanyu, Minister of Industries, Government of Haryana said that the new policy will catalyse Haryana’s position as a pre-eminent investment destination and facilitate balanced regional and sustainable development supported by a dynamic governance system and wide scale adoption of innovation and technology. It will also lay emphasis on skill development for nurturing entrepreneurship and generating employment opportunities.
While sharing his experiences on doing business in Haryana, Mr Deep Kapuria, Mission Leader, CII Industry delegation and Chairman, Hi-Tech Group said that the State provides a conducive environment for the industry and offers enormous opportunity to grow. Appreciating the new Enterprises Promotion policy, Mr Kapuria said, the focus of the policy is to enhance the “Ease of Doing Business” in Haryana and make it an investment hub both domestically and globally, with the aim to ensure the overall socio-economic development of the State. Time bound clearances and effective grievance redressal system will certainly boost the investors’ confidence and promote transparency in governance.
In his special remarks, Mr Arun K Singh, Ambassador of India to the United States said, with our Prime Minister’s focus on “Make in India”, India is all set to become a global hub for doing business in coming times sooner than later. He firmly believes that the Government of Haryana is committed towards creating robust business environment for “Make in Haryana”.
Haryana Government delegation led by the Chief Minister of Haryana, is accompanied by Business delegation comprises of senior leaders from sectors as Auto, / Auto Components, Textile, Renewable Energy, Healthcare, Education, Food Processing etc. The Government of Haryana – CII Business Delegation visit to US & Canada is aimed to attract investments into the state and to expand the spectrum of investments in the state of Haryana. The prime objective of the visit is to position Haryana as an investment destination on the International stage
During the past 3 days, the industry delegation had various meetings and interactions in New York and Washington DC which includes the visit to New York Stock Exchange, New York Polytechnic etc. Further the delegation will move to San Francisco and then to Canada for conducting various business meetings and interactions with concerned Government officials.