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Himachal Pradesh Logs 20% Economic Growth In Last One Year: CM Sukhu

Updated: Dec 21, 2023 03:27:24pm

Himachal Pradesh Logs 20% Economic Growth In Last One Year: CM Sukhu

Shimla, Dec 21 (KNN) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday informed that the state’s economy has shown an improvement of 20 per cent in the last one year.

Speaking at the foundation laying ceremony of the Pepsi bottling plant at Kandrori in Kangra district, the chief minister said that the government has set a target of making the state self-reliant by 2027.

"Our government plans to make changes in the industrial policy to generate more avenues of employment besides providing better facilities for the investors. Many other big industrial houses will be set up in Kangra district in the near future," he said.

The chief minister pointed out that this would be the biggest industry in the district and provide more than 2,000 employment and self-employment opportunities to the youth.

CM Sukhu added that Himachal Pradesh is a suitable destination for investment and the state government is providing much needed facilities to the investors. “The roads leading to the industrial belts will be improved,” he added.

Speaking on the occasion, Industries Minister Harshwardhan Chauhan said that all formalities for setting up the plant were completed in three months. Chauhan said that investments worth Rs 10,000 crore has come into the state in the last one year.

“Special attention was given for the development of Kangra district and efforts were afoot to make it the tourism capital of Himachal Pradesh,” he said.

(KNN Bureau)


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