Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said that successful investors meet were held at Hyderabad and Bengaluru to bring investors to the state.
He said that response and mood of investors is positive for investment in the state.
There is a big scope especially agro farming and farming sector, besides general industries in Himachal, Thakur said.
He also said that diversification of economic sector will generate new platform for employment to youth in the state. The State Government is training youth with to find suitable employment in private sectors, he added.
Having held the ‘Road Show- Business to Government’ industry conferences in Bangalore and Hyderabad, the Chief Minister had earlier informed that industrial leaders have shown interest to invest in projects like resorts, hotels, roads, tunnels and bridges and setting up integrated renewable energy storage projects in Himachal.
Some industrial houses were keen to set up waste management and bio-medical waste management plants, food processing, real estate, expanding telemedicine facility in remote areas, hospitals and diagnostic centres. There were entrepreneurs who wanted to set up training centres for skill development, dairy infrastructure, biotechnology, automobiles and electric vehicles,” Thakur had said.
Notably, representatives of more than 150 companies had attended the Hyderabad conference on January 31. The State Government is hoping to attract an investment of over Rs 80,000 crore for Himachal.