High level delegation led by Hooda leave for US, Canada and Germany

November 14th, 2007 - 1:49 am ICT by admin  
In addition to meetings with industrialists and government officials, Hooda will meet representatives of various financial institutions.

Hooda is accompanied by a strong official delegation consisting of M.L. Tayal, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Rajiv Arora, Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation, Haryana Industries Minister Lakshman Das Arora, Industry secretary D.R. Dhingra, Irrigation Minister Captain Ajay Singh Yadav, Haryana Power Minister Randeep Surjewala and Shiv Bhatia, Advisor to Chief Minister.

Shiv Bhatia said, “The objective of the delegation is to attract the maximum investment into Haryana leading to further development of the state. We are especially looking at investments in the sectors which can support the continued infrastructural growth of Haryana thereby increasing the employment opportunities in the state. Our priority will be companies having global market for its products and services.

“This year we are targeting investments worth Rupees One Lakh Crores”, he added.

The delegation also has a heavy representation from the private sector and industrialists with Jagdish Khattar, Managing Director, Maruti Udyog Limited, Rakesh Mittal, Vice Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, Pawan Munjal, Managing Director and CEO, Hero Honda Motors, Sanjay Chandra, Managing Director, Unitech, Vipin Sodhi, Managing Director, JCB India Limited and Adesh Gupta from Liberty being a part of the delegation.

Haryana has been put on a fast track of development in all spheres. Particularly, the growth of industry and industry-related infrastructure during the last couple of years has been phenomenal.

With the highest per capita investment in India at Rs. 78,500 there has been a great upsurge in investment in the state this year. The state has targeted an investment of Rs. 2 lakh crore, creating some 20 lakh jobs.

In Haryana, vast opportunities exist for investment and business because of its locational advantage. One third of Haryana falls under the National Capital Region (NCR).

The Haryana Government has created a friendly environment for attracting investment across the globe. (ANI)

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