UP govt rolls out a red carpet for industrialists
Mumbai: Assuring proper security, respect and conducive environment, Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday rolled out a red carpet for businessmen and industrialists to come and invest in the ‘new UP’. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who met some of the top honchos of the business world, said they are always welcome in UP, the state of unlimited possibilities.
“We will give you safety, security, respect and conducive atmosphere for setting up your businesses,” he said while enthusing confidence that Uttar Pradesh is soon going to compete with the best of the world in the field of basic infrastructure in near future. He said the vast population of UP is a huge resource for the state as well as a big market for the business.
In an interaction with some top businessmen of the country during his two-day visit, the UP CM spoke about some landmark projects being taken shape in the state while pointing out that there has been a lot of investment potential in Tourism, One District One Product (ODOP), and MSME. He said that the biggest greenfield airport of the Asia is coming up in Jewar (Noida) while the Purvanchal Expressway, Purvanchal Link and Bundelkhand Expressway are under construction, the work on about 600 kms long Ganga Expressway, linking Meerut and Prayagraj, will commence in June 2021. These Expressways will have corridors along them which offer a good investment opportunity.
Medical Colleges on PPP model
CM Yogi said that out of a total of 75 districts in Uttar Pradesh, many still require medical colleges. There is again an opportunity for investors to make these medical colleges on PPP model. Besides, the state needs super-speciality hospitals and the government will extend full support if somebody wants to set up these hospitals. For example, Gorakhpur has many patients coming from Bihar and Nepal and the super-speciality hospitals are always needed there, he said.
CM met the top industrialists and businessmen
The top industrialists, businessmen and bankers who were present during the interaction included and bankers which will include N Chandrashekhar, the chairman of Tata Sons, Dr. Niranjan Hiranandai, the CMD of Hiranandani group, Baba Kalyani of Bharat Forge, Suprakash Chaudhary, CEO of Siemens Industry Software Ltd , S N Subramaniam, CEO and MD of L & T, Vikas Jain, the director of A K Capital Services, Varun Kaushik, the associate director of A K Capital Services, Sanjay Nair, Chairman of KKR Ltd, Jaspal Bindra, Chairman of Centrum Capital ltd, Amit Nayyar, the president of one 97 communications and Dr Govid Rujulu Chintala, the chairman of NABARD.