Kolkata: Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal addressed a press conference after having a one-to-one meeting with investors in Kolkata On Saturday and said loudly that Haryana Government has received proposals for investment of Rs 5000 crore from the potential investors from Bengal and same time Industrial minister captain Abhimanyu uttered that he is targeting to attract investment of Rs 1 lakh cr in the state from overall and generate an additional 400,000 jobs.
Mr Manohar Lal added to his speech that Directors of 14 leading companies offered to expand their base by setting up their units in Haryana. He also invited them to participate in the summit at Gurgaon. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is the National Partner of this event.
In a word, His speech stresses on industrial development and provide maximum employment opportunities to the youth in Haryanana.The investment is likely to be in the field of food processing, manufacturing, infrastructure, power, solar energy, hospitality, IT, e-governance and education. Haryana’s new Solar Policy will soon be released to give boost to projects based on solar energy. The policy brings the development of entire state and is offering several incentives and subsidies to companies.
Haryana Industry Minister Captain Abhimanyu told to the media that “We can help an investor to identify the land outside we have in stock, but the acquirer has to negotiate directly with the land – owner,”
State’s 31 industrially backward blocks offering the investor exemption from obtaining ‘change of land’ clearances and has topped it up with subsidies. For every employment, which is created in these blocks by the investor, the government is offering a subsidy of Rs 30,000 for the general category and Rs 36,000 for people belonging to the scheduled castes, Abhimanyu added.
On being asked about the availability of land in Haryana for the big industries, the Chief Minister said that we have 31 Industrial Estates developed and managed by Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) where 2000 Plots of different sizes are available. Balanced regional development and ease of doing business is atop the government’s agenda to attract investors.
Chief Minister said that the aim of inviting the industrialists of Kolkata was to give them the opportunity to expand their base in Haryana. He said that there were many industrialists of Haryana who have also set up the units in West Bengal, Assam and other parts of the country.