Mumbai/Ranchi, Feb 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday announced that a Global Investors Summit would be organised in the state in November this year.
“Mineral-rich Jharkhand blessed with natural resources and skilled manpower is ready to welcome the investors in the state,” said Das while addressing the Jharkhand Event under Make in India Programme in Mumbai.
Noting that since creation of the state in November 2000, Jharkhand has its first majority-based stable government, he said his regime is committed to take the state to new heights of the development.
“In last one year, the Jharkhand government has done a lot in the field of developing basic infrastructure development. To make the system business friendly, the government has taken several steps. Due to our efforts the World Bank ranked us 3rd among the Indian states for ease of doing business.
“Ease of doing business is an initiative within the frame work of ‘Make in India’. We have natural resources, skilled manpower, industrial culture and pro-active governance for making the initiative successful,” said Das, inviting business tycoons to participate in the investment summit scheduled in Ranchi in November 2016.
Urging investors to invest in untouched sectors also, he outlined the scope of investment in the field of tourism, agriculture and horticulture.
“Nature has given ample of scenic beauty to our state and the climate is favourable for development of agriculture and horticulture-based industries,” he said, elaborating on the steps taken by his government for making policies to help industry.
Das also asked the investors to invest in the service sector, education, medical, information technology and electronic sector.
Citing the latest initiative of the central government in developing Amritsar-Kolkata corridor, the chief minister said it will give momentum to the economical development of eastern India as well as Jharkhand