CM invites industrialists to set up bases in Haryana

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CM invites industrialists to set up bases in Haryana

Saturday, 01 April 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

Inviting the industrialists to set up base in Haryana, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said that the Government has created a conducive environment and providing various facilities to them.

“They will not face any problem in doing business in Haryana…The Government has created a single room system, under which all types of permissions to industries are given in 45 days,” said Khattar, while addressing the industrialists after releasing the coffee table book ‘Sikh Business Leaders of India’ authored by Dr Prabhleen at a programme organized in Delhi.

Stating that the State Government has made four categories A, B, C and D, he elaborated that if industries are set up in category C and D zones, the State Government will reimburse Rs 4,000 per worker per month for the next four years.

Hailing the huge contribution of the Sikh community to the state, the country, and the world, Khattar said: “This community is a working community and has worked hard with struggle to advance their business, family, country and society. They are also working to take forward and uplift the needy, who have been left behind from the mainstream due to some reason.”

375 New Electric Buses to Join Haryana Roadways’ Fleet

Khattar, addressing the media after convening the meeting of High Powered Purchase Committee (HPPC) and Department High Powered Purchase Committee (DHPPC), said that Haryana Roadways will soon have 375 new electric buses in its fleet to provide affordable, safe, convenient and eco-friendly public transport services to the citizens. “The purchase of buses is approved. Also, approval was accorded for the purchase of goods and items worth Rs 5,412 crore by various departments,” he said.

Khattar said that a total of 28 agendas of various departments, out of which 27 were approved. Today, about Rs 85 crore has been saved by fixing rates after negotiation with various companies, he added.

The Chief Minister said that in the meeting, approval has also been given to purchase about 4.50 lakh street lights for municipal bodies, 21 high pressure jetting-cum-suction hydraulically sewer cleaning machines for safety of safai karamcharis, and to ensure cleanliness.

Rs 15,000 Per Acre Compensation to Farmers for Crop Damage

Stating that the State Government is standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the farmers, Khattar said: “If there is any kind of loss to the farmers, the State Government gives immediate compensation…The government is paying compensation at the rate of Rs 15,000 per acre.”

Khattar said that during the Congress’ 10-year tenure, the farmers got compensation of about Rs 1200 crore, while the present State Government had given compensation of Rs 1,200 crore in the year 2015 itself. “Perceiving the crop loss this time also, it seems that the State Government will have to pay more compensation; but we will not let the farmers suffer the loss,” he added.

“On the Meri Fasal Mera Byora portal, farmers register complete information about their land area and crop. Now the Government has also created the e-Fasal Kshatipurti portal, on which the farmers register their crop loss within 72 hours. The whole process is going on in a transparent manner and the compensation will be provided to all the farmers by the month of May,” he said.

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