Industries urged to take part in state’s development; govt will provide accountable and reliable environmen
Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath has said that the government will not back out in taking any steps and adopting new methods to make Madhya Pradesh an investment -friendly state. He called upon the industrial community to participate in the development of the state and help in maximum employment generation. The government is committed to welcoming new investment and encouraging earlier investment. We will work as an accountable government and will not let investors down. Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath was addressing the “Magnificent MP” at Brilliant Convention Centre in Indore today.
CM Shri Kamal Nath said that today’s event is not for namesake and it is not a platform for signing of MoUs in which deals worth thousands of crores are made and are far from ground reality. The Chief Minister said that our goal is that actual investments are made, more employment opportunities are generated, the state becomes economically strong and a new era of economic activities begins in the whole state which will help every section of the society to flourish. He said that we want to take the state above the category of a state that provides products and service.
The Chief Minister said that I want to tell the industrial groups and investors that in the current scenario, Madhya Pradesh is a state on which they can rely on. We want to make it clear that Madhya Pradesh puts its words into action. This is the reason why we are gathered here today. We have confidence in ourselves and our reliability is unwavering.
The Chief Minister said that the government is aware of the requirements of the industries. They want excellent, physical and social infrastructure. Shri Kamal Nath said that in the last ten months we have put in extra efforts and achieved the impossible. Major reforms have been made in the property guidelines to encourage real estate sector. Indore-Bhopal metro work has been started. Permit and license fee of colonizers have been reduced from 27 percent to 5 percent and a provision has been made to give one colonizers’ license to the entire state.
The Chief Minister said that in the field of infrastructure development, Bhopal, Indore Industrial Corridor is being developed under which a satellite city will also be developed. R.R.T.S will be arranged to connect Bhopal and Indore to metro. The Chief Minister informed that the government will provide additional facilities in tourism sector too in addition to the special facilities to the branded hotels. The Global Skill Park is being set up in the state in collaboration with the ITI Singapore. This will help in boosting skill development in the state.
He further mentioned that Madhya Pradesh would be the first state of the country, where energy storage capacity will be established. As many as 2 lakh solar pumps have been made available in the agriculture sector. Solar power at low rates will be made available to the industries. In the cases of land transfer, instead of taking permission, the self-assessment is being encouraged. Along with this, the diversion charges are also being rationalised.
The Chief Minister further said that wide range reforms are being undertaken in the procedure of government and administration to create an industry friendly environment in the state. He called upon the investor community that they must tell the state government, what better could be done for the state and its citizens. We will cooperate with them as a responsible government, he added.
Welcoming the industrialists at the Magnificent Madhya Pradesh Summit, the Chief Secretary Shri S.R. Mohanty said that we want to make Madhya Pradesh, a prosperous and happy state with the partnership of the investors. In addition to agriculture, Madhya Pradesh enriches in forest and mineral wealth. Our geographical conditions are industrial friendly. The state government has made efforts, that the rules and processes should be made simple so that people wish to set up industry in the state should not face any difficulty. At the end, the Principal Secretary Industries Dr. Rajesh Rajoura proposed the vote of thanks.
On this occasion, the Vidhan Sabha Speaker Shri Narmada Prasad Prajapati, Minister for Public Works Shri Sajjan Singh Verma, Minister for Minor, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Arif Aqueel, Minister for Commercial Taxes Shri Brijendra Singh Rathore, Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Tulsiram Silawat, Minister for Energy Shri Priyavrat Singh, Minister for Urban Development and Housing Shri Jaivardhan Singh, Minister for Higher Education Shri Jeetu Patwari, Minister for Science and Technology, Public Relations Shri P.C. Sharma and Minister for Finance Shri Tarun Bhanot, public representatives and concerned officers were present.