Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav hands over ‘Letter of Comfort’ to 8 mega units
A large number of private investors coming to Uttar Pradesh because of the development of basic infrastructural amenities and the UP Infrastructure and Industrial Development Policy : Chief Minister
With progress of farmers and industrial development the state cannot prosper
Other than being the most populated state in the country, UP is also the largest market in India
Preparations underway to extend facility of Kamdhenu Dairy Scheme for 10 cattle dairies
These companies will make an investment of Rs. 7500 crore through which employment opportunities for 22,000 people would be generated
Chief Minister congratulates toppers of the UP Police Recruitment Board and Promotion Board Exams for constables and similar posts in direct recruitment 2013
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr.. Akhilesh Yadav has said that owing to the UP Infrastructure and Industrial Development Policy and development of basic infrastructure, a large number of private investors were coming forward to the state.
He added that progress of farmers and industrial development were essentials for the progress of Uttar Pradesh and pointed out that the Samajwadi government had worked seriously in both these sectors and framed policies, results of which have started showing up now.
Mr. Yadav was speaking at an event at his official residence after handing of ‘letter of comfort’ to representatives Samsung India Electronics Private Ltd. Noida, Reliance Cement Company Pvt. Ltd., Rae Bareli, Aligarh and Rauja, Shri Cement Ltd. Bulandshahr, Indo-Gulf Fertilizer Jagdishpur, Paswara Papers Ltd. Meerut, KK Milk Fresh India Ltd. Kanpur Rural and Gallant Ispat Ltd. Gorakhpur.
Deliberating of the ‘Make in India’ campaign, the Chief Minister said that its success was not possible without ‘Make in UP’ as the state was not only the most populated state of India but also the biggest market in the country. Other than this, he added, the investment friendly policies unveiled by the state, better facilities of roads, power and water and other essentialservices clearly gave an edge to the state.
Highlighting the KK Milk Fresh, a company which was given a letter of comfort in the dairy sector, the Chief Minister informed that this company was as of now collecting 11 lakh litres of milk. Apart form this, Amul and other brands were also coming to the dairy sector and taking note of the immense possibilities in the dairy sector, the government had decided toexpand the Kamdhenu Dairy Scheme in the state.
He added that while 100, 50 and 20 cattle dairies were already under the ambit of the scheme, plans were afoot to bring 10-cattle dairies also under it. While referring to the Samsung India Electronics, Mr. Yadav said that very few people knew that most handsets of the company were manufactured in Uttar Pradesh and that the company was in an expansion mode, something which will generate more employment for the unemployed youth of the state.
The Chief Minister also stated that other than the private sector, the state government from its own resources was making massive investments in the infrastructure and informed how the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, the biggest in the state would unleash a new era of development, prosperity and economic activity in the state. He also announced that keeping in mind the utility of the expressway the state government would also consider taking it beyond Lucknow.
Referring to the Lucknow Metro Rail project, the Chief Minister expressed hope that the union government would soon complete the necessary formalities for it and reiterated his government’s commitment to complete it on scheduled timeline. He also referred to other schemes of the state government like free medicine, free treatment, ambulances services, free laptop for meritorious students and 1090 Women Power Line, all schemes which were benefiting all sections of the society.
Speaking on the law and order in the state, the Chief Minister announced that very soon ‘Dial 100’ would be started and the state would become the first one to have such a centralized facility. After its operationalization, police would reach the crime scene within 15-20 minutes. He also mentioned the ‘Clean UP, Green UP’ initiative of the government under which plantation was being encouraged and green belts are being developed.
On this occasion, the Chief Minister also congratulated Ms. Nazreen, Ms. Bhawna and Ms. Shabnam Jehan-the first three girl toppers and Mr. Arun Kumar, Mr. Sachin and Mr. Surya Prakash-the first three male toppers of the UP Police Recruitment Board and Promotion Board Exams for constables and similar posts in direct recruitment 2013 and hoped that the 38,315 youngsters will work with dedication and contribute their bit to maintain law and order in the state.
Principal Secretary, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Mr. Mahesh Gupta informed that the mega units which were being handed over the letters of comfort today includes a Rs. 5,000 crore incentive from the state government. He also informed that in the next five years these companies will invest Rs 7500 crore which would general employment opportunities for 22,000 people.
Deputy Managing Director of Samsung India Electronics praised the UP Industrial and Infrastructural Development Policy and went on to say that it was the best industrial policy in the country. He also lauded the facility and progressive, friendly outlook of the state government towards investors and said that in times to come more and more industrialists and investors would flock to Uttar Pradesh.
Representative of the KK Milk Fresh Mr. Akshay Kachru said that his company has an association with UP for the past 25 years but the facilities extended in the last three years were never there before. He also informed that through this unit, two thousand people will get direct employment while 10,000 people will get indirect employment.
Advisor to the Indo-Gulf Fertilizer Mr. Ajay Mishra also lauded the policies of the state government and the single window system through which various departments were extending their cooperation for establishing their businesses.
Also present on the occasion were ministers of the state government Mr. Ahmad Hasan, Mr. Rajendra Chowdhary, Mr. Raj Kishore Singh, Mr. Raja Aridaman Singh, Mr. Shivkant Ojha, Mr. Ram Govind Chowdhary, Mr. Fareed Mahfooz Kidwai, Mr. Bhagwat Sharan Gangwar, Mr. Yogesh Pratap Singh and MLC Mr. Shriram Singh Yadav, Principal Secretary Mr. Debasheesh Panda, Secretary to Chief Minister; Mr. Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma, Director General of Police Mr. Jagmohan Yadav, other officials and industrialists.