Addressing a large gathering of investors in Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan = made an announcement that he is available to meet each and every serious investor, who is willing to invest in Madhya Pradesh. He extended an open invitation for investors to walk in to his office every Monday and Tuesday, between 11:00 – 12:00 for any support they would need from the government to establish industry in the state.
Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Hon’ble Chief Minister Madhya Pradesh was addressing an exclusive session with Captains of Indian Industry “ Invest Madhya Pradesh 2012” in financial capital of India – Mumbai, organised by Confederation of India Industry (CII) and Government of Madhya Pradesh.
He promised to bring investment promotion mechanism under the UN award winning Madhya Pradesh Public Service Guarantee Act in order to remove any obstacles faced by the investors in the state.
“We would be number one in agriculture by the year 2015.We would have sufficient power for the entire state by the year 2014 and we would grow at more than 12% in the next five year. Industrialization is important in developing economy and employment in the state and I would like to see Madhya Pradesh amongst top three investment destination in the country. With stable government, I on a mission to make Madhya Pradesh your favorite investment destination in next few years,” said Shri Chouhan to a large gathering of investors.
With cumulative growth rate of 11.98% during the year 2011-12, Madhya Pradesh today is a model state for inclusive growth. Madhya Pradesh has achieved 18% growth in agriculture, 22% in dairy sector and 8% in industry during the last fiscal year. During the period 2005-10, Madhya Pradesh has grown at impressive CAGR of 10.20%.
A delegation led by Chief Minister, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Commerce and Industry Minister Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya and comprising senior government officials from Madhya Pradesh arrived in Mumbai today. Terming as a ‘Mission Maharashtra’ Shri Chouhan mentioned about the grand success of road show in Mumbai.
An interactive session on “Investment Opportunities offered by Madhya Pradesh” Chief Minister, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan offered insights on business opportunities offered by Madhya Pradesh to the gathering of city based investors, businessmen and thought leaders. The session received an overwhelming response from the participants gathered in large numbers. Shri Chouhan invited enterprises from various sectors to invest in Madhya Pradesh and benefit from what Madhya Pradesh has to offer to their businesses. He stressed upon the need for investment community to visit and witness the all-inclusive development of the state.
Earlier in the day, the delegation had meetings with business leaders such as Mr Anil Ambani, Chairman, ADAG, Mr Cyrus Pallonji Mistry, Dy. Chairman, Tata Group, Mr. B Muthuraman, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel, Mr Shashi Ruia, Chairman, Essar Group, Mr Subhash Chandra Goyal, Chairman, Essel Group, Mr Kishore Biyani, Founder & Chairman, Future Group, Mr. S K Roongta, MD and Mr Gunjan Gupta, Chief Executive, Vedanta Group, Mr Raghunath Mandava, Operation Director West, Bharti Group, Mr. Abhijeet Rajan, Chairman, Gammon Group and Mr. K.K. Mohanty, Managing Director, Gammon Infra, Mr. T.C.A. Ranganathan, CMD, EXIM Bank, Mr Anand Mahindra, Chairman & Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mr Tarun Malkhani, CEO, Rio Tinto, Mr Aldo Ruiz, Investment Trade Commissioner, Pro Mexico, Ms Purnima Khandelwal, Director, InI Farms Ltd, Mr Vineet Mittal, MD, Welspun Energy, Mr Jayesh Rambhia, Plastic Manufacturers Association of India, Mr Rajvi Jhaveri, Director, B Arunkumars International, Mr Agarwala, BLA Power, and Mr Mukul Kasliwal, Integra Energy.
Other senior officials from the Government of Madhya Pradesh present during the session were Mr S K Mishra, Secretary to the Chief Minister, Mr P K Dash, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries, Mr Arun K Bhatt, Managing Director, MP TRIFAC.
The investment promotion road shows are organized by MPTRIFAC, the single window investment clearance and promotion agency of the Government of Madhya Pradesh with the support of CII & Ernst & Young, with an objective of showcasing opportunities for investments and discuss cross-border partnerships in advance of the much-awaited Invest Madhya Pradesh Global Investors Summit in October 2012.
The delegation extended a warm invitation to city’s business leaders, investors, corporations, academic leaders and policymakers to participate in the ensuing Invest Madhya Pradesh, scheduled on October 28-30, 2012, in the financial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore. This global summit is expected to be attended by over 2000 business delegates from across the globe and to serve as the perfect platform to understand and explore business opportunities available in the State of Madhya Pradesh.
Mumbai, July 12, 2012.