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As Uttarakhand Govt set to launch 6 new policies, MSMEs feel this will bring huge opportunities for the sector

image As Uttarakhand Govt set to launch 6 new policies, MSMEs feel this will bring huge opportunities for the sector

New Delhi, Aug 24 (KNN) Uttarakhand government will unveil six more policies soon to grab investors in the state before commencing ‘Destination Uttarakhand: Investors Summit’ in the state capital.

This was said by Uttarakhand Chief Secretary, Utpal Kumar Singh on the sidelines of the Uttarakhand Road Show in Hyderabad on Thursday.

He said “the policies which are in the pipeline are Electric Vehicle policy, Anchor unit policy, Ayush policy, Tourism policy, Food processing policy and New IT policy.”

Talking about the upcoming Investors Summit in Uttarakhand with KNN India, President of Industries Association of Uttarakhand (IAU), Pankaj Gupta said that government of Uttarakhand is holding road shows in different states to attract potential investors in the state which will bring lot of advantages for MSMEs in the state.

These road shows are curtain raisers for the final show ‘Destination Uttarakhand: Investors Summit' which will be held from October 7-8 in the state capital, Dehradun, he added.

He said, with the efforts of government of Uttarakhand, now the state has industry friendly environment and policies which will bring immense benefits for the MSMEs and state as a whole.

MSMEs will get huge benefit out of these new proposed policies which will be soon introduced after the completion of road show, Gupta added.

Gupta said, people are actually seeing Uttarakhand as an investment destination now.

Detailing about the new policies, Chief Minister Singh said that currently all the proposed six policies are at the drafting stage and we will unveil the policies after completion of the Investors summit road shows at Ahmedabad (Aug 24), Mumbai ( Aug 29) , New Delhi ( Aug 30) after discussing with technical heads in various departments.

Further he said, "We are preparing 50 investable projects to attract investors and the state has one of the most industry-friendly administrations which is always accessible and has a friendly bureaucratic system that will attend to all the requirements of the investors.”

"We have already dedicated eight policies in different sectors earlier including in Mega Industrial and Investment policy 2015, MSME policy 2015, Startup policy 2018, ICT and E policy 2016-25, Industrial Development Scheme 2017 (Government of India), Film Policy 2015 , Mega Textile Park policy 2014 and Mega Food Park after the state was formed in 2000," Singh added.

The state is also planning to develop a major rope-way project, he informed.

The delegation of officials from the state government met businessmen from Hyderabad also during the road show to inform about the advantage in investing in Himalayan state.


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