Several Indian-American investors in Silicon Valley have shown keen interest in investing in a host of sectors in Chhattisgarh during an interaction with Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in San Francisco on Thursday.
Chief Minister, who is currently on an official tour to USA, addressed a gathering of about 250 investors and met members of CHANA (Chhattisgarh Association of North America) at an event hosted by (The IndUS Entrepreneurs) TiE Silicon Valley at India Community Centre, San Jose.
After a detailed discussion regarding immense investment opportunities in Chhattisgarh, Baghel was flooded with investment related questions from the investors.
During the discussion, he talked about enormous manufacturing units and excellent academic institutions in the State.
He also mentioned that Chhattisgarh has been ranked amongst the top states in India for “Ease of Doing Business” and said that Chhattisgarh is the best place to invest as it is centrally located and has better connectivity.
He added that the new industrial policy of the state is quite favourable for investors.
Baghel also spoke about how his Government’s focus on job creation, nutrition etc and have increased the tribal’s confidence in the Government, resulting in less support for Naxal movement.
He mentioned that mobile clinics in ‘haat bazaars’ have reduced cases of diarrhea significantly in tribal areas of the State.
Chief Minister along with his delegation also visited world’s biggest data centre company, Equinix and interacted with the staff.