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ESSEL GROUP TO ADOPT HARYANA VILLAGES: SUBHASH CHANDRA

December 12, 2016 08:24 PM

Mumbai (Face2News)

Videocon Group to invest Rs 150 crore in mobile manufacturing in backward areas of Haryana, CII holds third roadshow Pravasi Haryana Divas Roadshow in Mumbai, 1700-1900 hrs, Monday, 12 December 2016: Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Mumbai

 

Confederation of Indian Industry and Government of Haryana organised the third roadshow for Pravasi Bharti Divas in Mumbai on Monday. Industry leaders of Haryana origin attended the roadshow held to invite NRIs and people of Haryana origin to come and invest in the state.Lauding the present Haryana government for transparency, Essel Group Chairman and Rajya Sabha Member Dr Subhash Chandra said he wants to adopt more villages in Haryana to be developed as model villages to attract NRIs and Haryanvis living in other parts of the country back to their roots." He said his group will invest in infrastructure and MC waste management projects, roads, highways, to contribute to the development of the state. The group has already adopted five villages in the state, he said. Speaking on demonetization he said, it will help bridge the gap between the rich and the poor.  In a significant announcement, MD, Videocon, Venugopal Dhoot announced Rs 150 crore investment in backward areas of Haryana for mobile manufacturing.

Addressing people hailing from Haryana, Minister for Industries, Haryana, Mr Vipul Goel, said, “Haryana is changing and perception about Haryana is changing even faster. The state has improved in EoDB rankings from 14 to 6th position in a short period. He said steps such as special skill development university, which will start soon and Haryana Kaushal Vikas Nigam will go a long way to develop the state for a modern future. “State government is working on Aerospace & Defence Policy, IT & ESDM Policy, Food Processing Policy, Retail Policy, Textile Policy, Footwear Policy, to boost Ease of Doing Business in the state," he said.“State government is working on Aerospace & Defence Policy, IT & ESDM Policy, Food Processing Policy, Retail Policy, Textile Policy, Footwear Policy, to boost Ease of Doing Business in the state," he said.

"ESDM, Health, Education, Tourism, Media & Entertainment are the key sectors where in we are looking for business partnerships with you. The Government has also been committed to accelerate the pace of socio-economic development in the rural areas through Swa-prerit Adarsh Gram Yojana (SPAGY), which seeks to translate Gandhian Vision of reconstruction of villages of India so that it may be as easy for anyone to live in them as it is supposed to be in cities. In Happening Haryana summit, 11 corporates signed MoUs with government of Haryana to adopt villages. In June 2016, five villages were nominated by Hon’ble President of India for making smart village in Haryana. 18 villages have been adopted by Maruti Suzuki, DLF Foundation, JCB, Power Grid, Indian Oil, Manav Rachna trust under Swa-Prerit Adarsh Gram Yojana/CSR. The state welcomes your support in developing Haryana villages so as to bridge urban-rural divide.”
“Over past few decades, Haryana has transformed into a land of opportunities & enterprise. Today Haryana is counted amongst the most developed and industrialized States of India. With just 1.3% of the total area of the Country, we contribute nearly 3.5% to the national economy. The state also had the strategic advantages of being surrounded by the National Capital Delhi from three sides and access to two International airports at New Delhi and Chandigarh.“The state is ranked 4th in the Infrastructure Index. We are investing heavily in industrial and related infrastructure to ensure the fulfillment of all future needs of the industry with the ambitious 136 km long KMP (Kundli-Manesar-Palwal) Expressway along with the MRTS (along the satellite towns of NCR) and Global Smart City, Aviation Hub, Hisar and Multi-Modal Logistics hub at Bawal on the KMP corridor,” he said.

“Our Hon’ble Chief Minister’s vision is to collectively leverage the power of public and private investments to catapult Haryana on a higher trajectory of socio-economic growth with sustainable and balanced regional development. This entails creating a conducive and cost-effective environment for doing business, promoting entrepreneurship amongst the variety of industries in our state,” he added.“We unveiled the Enterprise Promotion Policy in August 2015, which sought to cement reposition Haryana as the “pre-eminent destination” for doing business to facilitate balanced and sustainable regional development through a dynamic governance system, wide scale the adoption of innovation, technology and skill development for nurturing entrepreneurship and generating employment opportunities. To ease regulatory burden and facilitate Ease of doing business, we have launched single-roof mechanism through the Haryana Enterprise Promotion Act 2016, notified 119 services to industries under the Haryana Right to Services Act 2014, introduced three-tier grievance Redressal mechanism to address the grievances of industrial units and launched E-biz portal in January 2016, for online submission of Composite Application Form (CAF).“Our vision for the state would be a world where both the farmer and industrialists are happy with their work, having contributed to progress of our state. Accordingly, we had strategically chosen eight focus sectors, including Automotive, IT/ITeS & ESDM, Textiles, Footwear & Accessories, Agro-Based & Food Processing, Renewable Energy, Aerospace & Defense and Pharmaceuticals & Chemicals, to ensure balanced and sustainable economic growth in the state,” Goel said.

Mr Devender Singh, Principal Secretary, Industries, Government of Haryana, while speaking on 'Opportunities for Investment in Haryana’ said, "Haryana is the first state which has started deemed clearances under the Enterprise Promotion Act. The state government will soon implement special sectoral policies in IT, IT manufacturing, retail, defence and aerospace, food processing and textiles."

“With the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) survey, Haryana is ranked among top five states in the ease of doing business (EODB). Ours is the top state in North India in the EODB ranking. We are investing heavily in industrial and related infrastructure to ensure that all future needs of the industry are fulfilled with the ambitious 136 km long KMP (Kundli-Manesar-Palwal) expressway along with the MRTS (along the satellite towns of NCR) and Global Smart City, Aviation Hub, Hisar and Multi-Modal Logistics hub at Bawal on the KMP corridor."“The Government has also been committed to accelerate the pace of socio-economic development in the rural areas through Swa-Prerit Adarsh Gram Yojana (SPAGY), which seeks to translate the Gandhian Vision of reconstruction of villages of India so that it may be as easy for anyone to live in them as it is supposed to be in cities. Haryana is among the front runners of Industrial development in India that is showcased with its leading position as producer of 50% of passenger vehicles and 60% of motorcycles in India. The state is ranked 4th in the Infrastructure Index and the entire state falls in the influence zone of two industrial corridors- DMIC and AKIC,” he added.Mr Sunil Khanna, Chairman, CII Maharashtra State Council & President and Managing Director, Emerson Network Power (India), said, “CII has partnered with Government of Haryana for Happening Haryana-Global Investors’ Summit, the visit of Government of Haryana – CII delegation to US and Canada, inputs and best practices for the new Enterprise Promotion Policy were positively considered by Haryana Government. CII also submitted recommendations on labour reforms for manufacturing & IT/ITeS sector and we welcome your plans for a separate progressive labour policy as well. In Skill development, CII and its member companies, are upgrading 8 ITIs, CII signed an MoU with Haryana government & Population Services International for effective implementation of campaign ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ & bringing corporates on board.

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