Vijay Rupani emphasised on ease of doing business, proactive investor facilitation, promoting investment in manufacturing sector
GN Bureau | November 4, 2016
In line with the vision set forth by prime minister Narendra Modi, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani has said the state will continue to lay emphasis on ease of doing business and proactive investor facilitation and that many initiatives have been taken to ensure new ventures are able to take the risk that comes with innovation. He added that the framework for nurturing and supporting startups across the state is being developed and Gujarat will emerge as a startup hub.
Speaking at the curtain raiser of 8th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017, in Delhi, Rupani appealed to industrialists to become partner of the state and work together for the growth of the nation. He also said that benefits of the new industrial development should reach to the poorest of the poor people.
He also highlighted that the state government has started focusing on ‘Make in Gujarat’ by aggressively promoting investment in manufacturing sector. Giving testimony to the state’s focus on creation of infrastructure and an enabling ecosystem that encourages growth of manufacturing and service sector, he said at present there are 102 product clusters, more than 200 industrial estates, 19 operational SEZs and 13 special investment regions. He also added that MSME is the backbone of industry in Gujarat.
While highlighting the need for skilled manpower, he said that the government has taken many steps to increase employability of the available pool of people. The first being partnering with industry and providing skill training based on industry requirement.
Also, Gujarat Skill Development Mission (GSDM) has been established to create an integrated framework for actions pertaining to skill development.
Rupani also highlighted that the state is a power surplus state and provides uninterrupted high quality power to industry and commercial establishments. And it has initiated the development of renewable energy sector in a big way.
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