Yogi-led-Uttar Pradesh government has formulated industrial policy to create a center of attention for investment in the largest state of India after reviewing policies of various states.
February 22: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said that the coming of defence corridor in the state is a huge deal. "The coming of defence corridor in the state in itself is a huge deal", said Yogi at the UP Investors Summit here.
"The investors nowadays have a choice to invest between State and even in countries due to globalisation".
The President said Uttar Pradesh was a leading producer of many agricultural commodities and there were enormous opportunities for large-scale investment in the state in agriculture-based businesses such as food parks, food processing units, animal husbandry and dairy products.
Naik said the success of summit had become a point of discussion among the people of state living overseas.
"The investors not only look at directions of the decisions made by the Chief Minister but also the speed at which they are implemented, " the Finance Minister said.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the two-day "UP Investors Summit"-the first such event by the Yogi Adityanath government".
"I see a rise in Ease of Doing Business in the state, along with a vast improvement in the law and order situation". He advised the government to convert at least 20 cities like Noida and Lucknow, which would act as the "engine of growth" for UP.
Suggesting the UP Government to be prepared for major programmes of skill development as there would be higher requirement of skilled human resources for the upcoming Defence Manufacturing Corridor in Bundelkhand, Jaitely said, " We need specialists for defence sector.
UP has also played a significant role in developing me as an individual.
According to State Health minister Siddharthnath Singh, "Most delegates gave positive signals and also expressed their keenness to invest in the state". PM was accompanied with CM Yogi Adityanath, governor Ram Naik and the industrial development minister.