Venue: CONRAD PUNE 7, Mangaldas Road, Pune 411001, India
Date : 7th December 2019
Pune: Bihar Government’s Department of Industries organised a roadshow jointly with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to attract investors, along with leading industrial houses from Pune on Saturday.
With improving infrastructure, law and order, electricity and last-mile connectivity, Bihar has rolled out the red carpet for investors and startups through a series of Investors Roadshow in Gujarat and Maharashtra.
The meeting was chaired by Bihar Minister of Industries Shyam Rajak, in the presence of Investment Commissioner RS Srivastav, Director Technical Department of Industries Ravindra Prasad and senior officials from the Department of Industries, Sudhir Gurtoo, Convenor CII Pune MSME Panel and MD Leadec India Pvt Ltd.
The representative from Bihar Government presented investment opportunities available in the food processing, textile, Information Technology, small machine manufacturing, health care sectors in Bihar.
Rajak said, “Bihar has been steadily progressing under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who has a vision for Bihar. Improved road connectivity, law and order, 22 to 24 hours of electricity in villages make for an attractive destination for investment. Bihar is at the heart of India, therefore, it is necessary to strengthen the state for the country to grow. We will grow at a greater speed if we get more investment in Bihar. With easy and large availability of makhana, maize, litchi and other agri produce, immense opportunities for the food processing sector are available. Investments can help take these products to international markets.”
Investment Commissioner RS Srivastav said, “We have persisted with reforms and efforts, which resulted in phenomenal growth. On the ease of doing business index, we have jumped by 82 per cent in 2017 from 16 per cent in 2015.
In 2017, Niti Ayog noted that Bihar has a maximum percentage of young entrepreneurs indicating that micro, small enterprises were booming.”