Harish Rawat invites entrepreneurs to invest in Uttarakhand

The number of pensioners has increased by Rs 5.50 lakh in the past two years and the amount given as pension in the state is Rs one thousand more than other states, Rawat said.

By: PTI | Dehradun | Published:September 23, 2016 5:55 pm
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Chief Minister Harish Rawat has invited entrepreneurs to invest in Uttarakhand claiming that the state possesses a conducive investment climate with adequate availability of power and a skilled human resource.

“Equipped with all facilities, the climate in Uttarakhand with adequate power and skilled human resource is highly conducive to investment.

“On an average, power is being provided to industries round the clock. In our endeavour to provide a friendlyn atmosphere to investors we have evolved a single window system,” an official release here said quoting Rawat at an investor’s conclave organised by the CII in New Delhi yesterday.

There is tremendous scope to invest in the IT and textile sectors in the state which has more peace and a better law and order scenario than several other states, he said.

The condition of roads in the state is better. Jollygrant and Pantnagar airports are providing air services whereas work on the construction of airstrips at Gauchar, Nainiseni, and Chinyalisaur is complete, Rawat said showcasing the facilities investors could avail to their advantage.

Rawat also spoke of the state government’s efforts to increase the purchasing capacity of people with renewed emphasis on inclusive development which means qualitative improvement in the lives of every section.

The number of pensioners has increased by Rs 5.50 lakh in the past two years and the amount given as pension in the state is Rs one thousand more than other states, he said.