Clear, transparent, and bankable proposals can ensure foreign investment in Mumbai, says Maharashtra CM Fadnavis
Geetanjali Minhas | February 16, 2016 | Mumbai
An International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) will soon be established at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, announced Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. The land for developing IFSC has been finalised. Though the planning process for establishing the IFSC has not yet been formalised, the state has already received a proposal to book the first 20 floors of the IFSC building.
Addressing a packed house at ‘Make in Mumbai’ event, part of Make in India week, Fadnavis talked about upgrading transport infrastructure of the city , creating affordable housing schemes, and transparent bureaucratic processes, which will further generate jobs and accelerate the economy. He even urged for a massive campaign to be launched for the ‘Built in Mumbai’ concept to develop affordable housing.
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