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The production which is happening in MP should also be processed in the state itself. For this, arrangements should be made to set up units for processing agricultural, horticultural products and mineral products and necessary quality training. Along with this, necessary arrangements should also be made for the assembling of materials coming from the country, abroad as well as other states in import substitution. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said this in the review meeting of Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion Department. The CM said that he will discuss with the Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh for the establishment of defense equipment industry in MP. The activities related to the industrial units which are included in the Guarantee of Supply of Public Services Act, their implementation should be ensured in the time-limit.
Global Investors Summit in Indore from 9th to 11th January
The CM said that to encourage investment in the industrial sector in the state, a Global Investor Summit will be held in Indore from January 9 to 11, 2023. To attract investment in the state, the investors of different countries should be made aware of the possibilities of investment in the state by contacting the ambassadors of India posted in different countries of the world. Along with this, materials that can be sent from the state to different countries should also be encouraged. Instructions have also been issued by the Central Government to encourage the activities of the state abroad. For this, the cooperation of the Ministry of External Affairs should also be taken. Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains, Principal Secretary Sanjay Shukla and other officers were present in the meeting.
New IT Park will be built in Indore Bhopal
In the meeting, an action plan to make the state a major edible oil producer, development of new IT parks in Bhopal and Indore, industrial development of areas adjacent to Chambal Expressway and Narmada Expressway to focus on export of pharmaceuticals sector. After assessing the potential, discussions were held to develop major industrial areas in those areas. Also, the possibilities of encouraging investment in labor intensive sectors such as food processing, textiles, engineering, electronics, apparel and hardware manufacturing were also discussed.
Industrial areas will be developed in these areas
In the meeting, the officers informed that work would be started for the development of new industrial areas in Bairasia in Bhopal district, Ashta and Chhilla in Sehore district, Tildara in Dhar district, Narsinghpur district, Badiyakhedi in Sehore district and Bagroda Phase-2 in Raisen. Discussions were also held in the meeting regarding Medical Device Park Ujjain, IT Park-3 Indore, Green Field Airport in Dewas and “One District – One Product” buyer-seller meet.