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22 February, 2018, 00:56 | Author: Franklin Nunez
  • PM Narendra Modi Opens Uttar Pradesh Investors' Summit: LIVE Updates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the much awaited two-day Uttar Pradesh Investors' Summit 2018 in the city today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and other 18 Union Ministers, along with more than 100 business men and women are going to take part in UP Investors Summit that is being held in Lucknow.

"Uttar Pradesh has values and virtues, but it also needs value addition", the prime minister said, lauding the new policy "One district One Product" of the Yogi government and said that it could prove to be a game changer.

"The investors' summit is an opportunity to showcase Uttar Pradesh's potential".

Mukul Singhal, Principal Secretary, Textiles, Uttar Pradesh government, talked about the key points of the state's new handloom policy in his address.

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PM, Modi said, MSME- Micro Small and Medium Enterprises contributed a lot in boosting up the state economy.

The Prime Minister also said global airports will come up in Jewar and Kushinagar.

Looks like Uttar Pradesh will be next hub of development in #India.

He said the State is blessed with an abundance of resources and capabilities. "Potential coupled with policy, planning, performance can lead to progress in the state", the PM said.

CM Adityanath welcomed Mr. Modi and the big industrialists of the country to the summit and appreciate their presence in 2018 investors' summit.

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Adani Group has promised to invest Rs 35,000 crore over the next 5 years across sectors.

The Mauritius leader, who is heading a high-level delegation of his country, also thanked the Prime Minister for giving land for the construction UP- Mauritius Pravasi Bharat building in Varanasi.

Tata Sons board chairperson N Chandrasekharan, Aditya Birla Group chairperson Kumar Mangalam Birla, Reliance Industries chairperson Mukesh Ambani, Adani Group chairperson Gautam Adani and Mahindra Group chairperson Anand Mahindra also attended the event.

He said that Uttar Pradesh could compete with Maharashtra, which had set itself a target of becoming the first trillion-dollar state economy. He said the group would continue to be the top investor in the state and added that the company would invest Rs 25,000 crore in multiple businesses in next five years.

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