US delegation met Khattar on the possibilities of development in Haryana

Jan 20, 2019 16:30 | Haryana

Chandigarh,  January 20 -  Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal met a  25 member US delegation led by Governor of Kentucky  Province of America, Mr Matthew Griswold Bevin and  held detailed deliberations  to attract investment  and for setting up new industries in the state.

The Chief Minister met the delegation late yesterday evening during his visit at Ahmedabad in Gujarat.  Deliberations regarding Hisar Aviation hub, overall development of area comprising both sides of KMP expressway and to develop it as an industrial corridor were held during the meeting.

Welcoming the US delegation, the Chief Minister said that he got an opportunity to visit America three years back and there he had an opportunity to explore the industries established in America. He said that Haryana has an immense potential to develop new industries in areas like Civil Aviation, IT sector, Smart City, Agro Industry, Food Processing and Packaging. American companies can invest in Haryana in these sectors. The Chief Minister assured the delegation that all facilities will be provided to set up the industries in Haryana.

He said that under Ease of Doing Business, the industrial sector is facilitated under one roof.  Unlike earlier, no one has to make rounds of the offices for getting their work done. Cashless transactions are promoted in a big way which has brought complete transparency.   The Chief Minister said that skill training is being imparted to the youth to make them technically sound so that they can contribute to the development of the country and the state.

          Mr Manohar Lal said that Gurugram is being developed as a Global City. Apart from this, the areas of Haryana falling under NCR  is also being seen  as high potential areas for development.

          Mr Matthew Griswold Bevin assured the Chief Minister mutual cooperation in the industrial sector. He said that India's economy has huge potential and possibilities. In the next 15 to 20 years, India will emerge as an economic power. He said that in his province, new dimensions of development have been made in the areas of aerospace, aviation, auto, petro, rubber, plastic, medicines, roads and shipping etc. He said that better road, rail and air connectivity can boost industrialization in a big way. Haryana is a fast moving state in this direction. He said that the meeting held today would establish good relations and this will lead to better business prospects in both Haryana and Province of Kentucky.

On this occasion,   President of the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), Ms Nisha Biswal assured that in the coming times big companies of US will invest in Haryana.

In the meeting, IBM's Executive Director and Country Head Vivek Vashishtha said that from March 11, 30 thousand girls from Haryana state will be given training in Skill development. Besides, the Company has carried out various development works under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Mewat area.  Several prominent personalities of industrial sector were present during the meeting.