Lucknow: At a technical session on “Creating Doing Business’ Pull” at Jaipuria Institute of Management moderated by Dr. R.K. Ojha with – Dr. A.C. Pandey, Former Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Sudeep Goenka, CEO, Shubham Goldee Masale and Pradeep Misra, CMD, Rudrabhishek Entreprises Ltd present a healthy discussion on current business scenario was organized.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Pandey said that UP organized one of the most successful investors summit where MOU’s worth INR 4, 28,000 Crore were signed, 2 ground breaking ceremonies have happened and investment worth INR 2,00,000 Crore has been initiated . Giving some examples he added that Samsung decided to set up the largest single mobile factory in Noida, ITC, Pepsico, Oppo, Vivo, Microsoft and many more have also invested in State.
This summit also helped UP in moving to 2nd place from 16 in terms of ease of doing business. He also talked about role of Udyog Bandhu and Nivesh Mitra which are single window system for more convenience to investors and business. He added state has to put more emphasis on development of agri-processing, tourism and Information Technology. It was also discussed that strategies suited to regional environment needs to be promoted like Bundelkhand region is more suited for Solar Energy. He also added that the small, medium and micro enterprise are the back bone of the State and are crucial for development. State has plans to start 21 airport in next 3 years which will connect the state not only from the rest of the country but also from other countries as well leading to increase in business opportunity as well. Uttar Pradesh is slowly becoming a land of opportunities.