Agra, Jan 5 (IANS) In its bid to attract global investors, Uttar Pradesh is keen to use the opportunity offered by the CII supported investors' meet here to showcase the state's facilities and infrastructure, an official said Saturday.
The summit which attracts industry leaders from across the globe is scheduled to take place from Jan 27 to 29 here. It is being organised by the commerce and industry ministry in partnership with industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
The state needs huge investments in core sectors and the image of the Taj city had to be properly projected, Agra Divisional Commissioner Pradip Bhatnagar said.
The three-day global investors meet which was shifted from Kolkata to Agra would be used to project the state's new dynamic image under Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav who wanted speedy industrial development.
Areas around the historical monuments including Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandra, Mehtab Bagh are now being cleaned up and approach roads being made encroachment free.
The Agra Cantt Railway Station where the Shatabdi Expressway will halt is being given a facelift.