Himachal not investor friendly: Anand Sharma

May 23rd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS  

Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Wednesday blamed the Himachal Pradesh government for pursuing policies not congenial to investors.

“The industrialists are being asked to pay for laying the transmission grid (to provide electricity to their industrial unit,” Sharma told reporters here.

He said the state had an acute shortage of water — both for drinking and industrial purposes, besides poor connectivity.

The minister was here to review the central government schemes and to interact with CII delegates.

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