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Khandu pitches for favourable investment climate

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 Aug 2016 12:00 AM GMT

By Our Correspondent

Itagar, Aug 26: Keen on creating favourable investment climate in the state to boost economic growth, Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday met key people from country's premier business association, the union government and the public sector undertaking (PSU) at New Delhi. During a meeting with Director General of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Chandrajit Banerjee, the chief minister pitched for partnership with the CII to attract investors in the state, an official report informed here today. Khandu is camping in the tiol Capital to attend a programme of the NITI Aayog. Accordingly as assured during Khandu's Independence Day speech to constitute the Aruchal Pradesh Investment Advisory Council, the CII was requested to provide expertise in making this a reality. The Advisory council with members from industries would advise the state government in formulating policies for attracting private investments in key sectors such as agriculture, horticulture, IT, tourism and hydropower sector. CII will soon constitute a team of experts to study the potential of the state. To fast track hydropower development in the state, Khandu discussed on key issues with NHPC Ltd Chief Maging Director KM Singh, who had called on to prepare a roadmap for faster execution of all the pending projects in the state. The chief minister during the day also met North Eastern Council (NEC) Secretary and discussed on the important projects undertaken by the state government under NEC. He specifically requested him to expedite clearances of important schemes lying pending with the NEC for larger benefit of people, the report added.

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