Lucknow: Despite the hiccups that the state has been facing, in what seems to be a massive reposing of faith, the public suffered the most due to oxygen. At the same time, many states are setting up oxygen plants. The Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has received 96 proposals for investment of Rs 66,000 crore since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Land has been allotted to 18 investors who submitted proposals worth Rs 16,000 crore.
According to a government spokesperson, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure that all formalities related to investment are completed at the earliest. Implementation of projects should also be ensured. He has asked the concerned departments to be in constant touch with the investors and provide them all possible help including subsidy as per the UP Investment Policy.
CM Yogi Adityanath has reviewed the progress of implementation of investment proposals in the state in a high level meeting. He said that even in the challenging circumstances of Covid 19, the investors of the country and abroad have expressed full confidence in the investment friendly policies of Uttar Pradesh. This will give impetus to the industrial development of UP and will increase the scope of employment in the state.
CM Yogi Adityanath said that industrial units are being operated in Uttar Pradesh, taking all precautions along with fighting the war against Corona. For the convenience of the investors, he ordered the dedicated help desk set up in April last year to operate actively.
In order to make it self-reliant in the field of medical and industrial oxygen, the Yogi government has implemented the ‘Uttar Pradesh Oxygen Production Promotion Policy-2021’ in May. Due to the attractive provisions of this policy, many reputed companies associated with oxygen production have shown interest in setting up plants in the state. He directed the officers to contact the top management of these companies and give all possible help for setting up the projects.