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Minister assures investors of State Govt support

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 9 - Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary held an interactive session with various investors of Assam at a city hotel today. The meeting was convened to assure the investors of full government support and to discuss their issues and address the problems and dispel their doubts and uncertainties.

Around 27 companies including Asian Paints, Ajanta Pharma, Sun Pharma, Britannia Industries, Berger Paints, Dabur India, EMAMI, Hindustan Unilever, Havells, Asian Brahmaputra Hospital & Healthcare, Abdos Lamitubes Pvt Ltd etc., participated in today�s interactive meet. The accumulated investment of these 27 companies is worth Rs 4,781 crore, which would generate employment of over 5,000 people.

Addressing the gathering, Minister Patowary lauded the initiative of the investors to invest in Assam in spite of many misgivings regarding the State. �So, we treat you all as our guests, not as industrialists. Thus, it is our duty to extend all help and assistance for promotion of industrial growth in the State,� he added.

The meet also discussed issues relating to power availability, law and order, North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP), 2007, land registration and �mega status� of projects etc.

Patowary said that the atmosphere is congenial for investment and called upon the investors to generate employment for the unemployed youths of the State. He said that Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, in a recent communiqu� had stated that the Centre is formulating a new policy for the North East after the suspension of NEIPP. Dispelling doubts of the industrialists, the Minister said the new state industrial policy under GST, would give a further boost to investors.

He said that with the dredging of the Brahmaputra, signing of MoU for enhancement of air connectivity, building of new highways, the State is well-poised for an industrial linkage to South East Asia.

Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Ravi Capoor, said that the Investment Cell would be further strengthened to facilitate industrialisation in Assam.

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Minister assures investors of State Govt support

GUWAHATI, Nov 9 - Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary held an interactive session with various investors of Assam at a city hotel today. The meeting was convened to assure the investors of full government support and to discuss their issues and address the problems and dispel their doubts and uncertainties.

Around 27 companies including Asian Paints, Ajanta Pharma, Sun Pharma, Britannia Industries, Berger Paints, Dabur India, EMAMI, Hindustan Unilever, Havells, Asian Brahmaputra Hospital & Healthcare, Abdos Lamitubes Pvt Ltd etc., participated in today�s interactive meet. The accumulated investment of these 27 companies is worth Rs 4,781 crore, which would generate employment of over 5,000 people.

Addressing the gathering, Minister Patowary lauded the initiative of the investors to invest in Assam in spite of many misgivings regarding the State. �So, we treat you all as our guests, not as industrialists. Thus, it is our duty to extend all help and assistance for promotion of industrial growth in the State,� he added.

The meet also discussed issues relating to power availability, law and order, North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP), 2007, land registration and �mega status� of projects etc.

Patowary said that the atmosphere is congenial for investment and called upon the investors to generate employment for the unemployed youths of the State. He said that Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, in a recent communiqu� had stated that the Centre is formulating a new policy for the North East after the suspension of NEIPP. Dispelling doubts of the industrialists, the Minister said the new state industrial policy under GST, would give a further boost to investors.

He said that with the dredging of the Brahmaputra, signing of MoU for enhancement of air connectivity, building of new highways, the State is well-poised for an industrial linkage to South East Asia.

Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Ravi Capoor, said that the Investment Cell would be further strengthened to facilitate industrialisation in Assam.