Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das Thursday said that the state has not witnessed any case of industrial dispute or problem since his government came to power. Das was speaking in New Delhi on the first day of the two-day programme, held in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in a bid to attract investors, both domestic and global. A website called “Momentum Jharkhand” was also launched on the occasion.
Addressing the gathering in the programme held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, the CM said: “Since my government assumed power, there has not been a single incidence of industrial conflict. Through highly responsive governance mechanisms, we ensure near-perfect industrial harmony…in Jharkhand, we have replaced red-tapism with red carpet.”
Das also highlighted the tourism potential in the state highlighting its natural beauty. He also said that 200 acres land near Patratu, neighbouring Ranchi, has been allocated for a film city. He added that many stars were coming to Jharkhand and were shooting here.
Further, the CM pointed out that the problems due to naxal movement have generally become a thing of the past. He added that the state needed investment from both big and small companies.
Das also interacted with mediapersons during which he said that the Defence University would become functional from this year itself.
The website – Momentum Jharkhand – is aimed to help the investors get an idea about the opportunities available in the state and also enable them to register and apply for various projects through its single window clearance system.
The state government also Memorandum of Understanding with cement company ACC worth Rs 750 crores, besides another with Hewlett Packard in healthcare, Information-Technology training and capacity building.
Thursday’s programme was part of several curtain raiser programmes that would be held in the run up to the global investor summit, scheduled for February 2017.