Representatives from Arunachal Pradesh underlined the key strengths of its industrial sector to DPIIT Secretary Guruprasad Mohapatra.

Arunachal Pradesh seeks Centre’s assistance in boosting new investments

The Arunachal Pradesh authorities has sought the Centre’s help because the state appears to spice up its industrial sector and generate employment alternatives, officers stated on Friday.

Chief Minister Pema Khandu, in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, has solicited the help of the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) for attracting investments to the state, officers on the chief minister’s workplace stated.

“The state government has accorded high priority to the development of industry, which in turn would increase economic activities and create jobs,” the CM wrote.

A marathon digital assembly was subsequently organized throughout the day between state and central authorities officers, through which representatives from Arunachal Pradesh underlined the important thing strengths of its industrial sector to DPIIT Secretary Guruprasad Mohapatra.

Invest India CEO Deepak Bagla was additionally current on the assembly, the officers stated.

Planning and Investment Commissioner Prashant Lokhande gave an in depth presentation on the state’s funding alternatives, with concentrate on availability of land, improved connectivity and considerable pure assets.

He identified a number of the precedence sectors equivalent to agro-forest and meals processing trade, tourism, energy and renewable vitality, have good funding potential, and asserted that the state would supply all potential services to the possible traders.

Bagla, throughout the assembly, assured help to the officers, and stated his company would create a particular cell for selling funding in Arunachal Pradesh.

Invest India will even launch a devoted web site to spotlight alternatives within the northeast, he stated.

Officials from the ministries of DONER, Railways, Road Transport, Civil Aviation, Tourism, Food Processing industries, Textiles, Electronics and Information Technology amongst others gave assurances that they’d lengthen help to the state to expedite needed infrastructure creation.

Stressing that the state’s meals processing sector, if put to make use of for creating mini meals parks and chilly chains, would turn into of immense worth, Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar urged the central public sector undertakings (CPSUs) to assist Arunachal as anchor traders.

With targeted consideration, the communication infrastructure together with rail, highway and air connectivity has improved considerably and the state is now at a “take-off stage” to obtain investments, the chief secretary stated.

Mohapatra, on his half, appreciated the efforts made by Arunachal Pradesh in strengthening its infrastructure and stated DPIIT and the Centre would lend full help to the state in its endeavour.