UP gears up for the Global Partnership Summit at Agra

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 16:50 hrs

Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) With the Global Partnership for Enduring Growth Summit, scheduled to be held under the aegis of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in Agra Jan 27-28, 2013, drawing close, a preparatory meeting was held here Thursday.

As, CII office bearers and senior state government officials at the meeting termed "the summit as a great opportunity to showcase the novel initiatives and policies of the state government for facilitating investment in Uttar Pradesh", Industrial and Infrastructure Development Commissioner (IIDC) Anil K. Gupta directed officials concerned for time-bound preparations to successfully organise this summit.

The government said that all policies related with investment and industrial development as well as relevant information must be compiled and collated well within time. Gupta said that list of guests including entrepreneurs, academicians and officials proposed to be participants in Uttar Pradesh-centric sessions should prepared timely so they could be invited for the event.

Policies to be highlighted at the summit include of recently announced infrastructure and industrial investment policy, information technology policy, food processing policy and a few other policies which are in offing, including poultry, bio-tech and solar policy.

Special Secretary, Industrial Development, K.R. Sharma said that it was proposed to invite industrialists and entrepreneurs from all sectors to partake in this event. Specially, those entrepreneurs who have substantive presence in the State or propose to invest in near future will be invited to share their experience.

He added that diplomats of countries, which were prominent business partners of India, would also be invited to this summit.

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