The registration for the much awaited Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit has been stopped by the government. The officials said February 11 was the last date to register, however, the news reports claim that it is due to huge rush that the government has decided to stop the registration now.
The industry department officials have reportedly said that over 5000 people have already registered for the summit.
Talking to KNN, Sunil Vaish, President, Indian Industries Association (IIA) said the registration has been stopped as the officials said February 11 was the last date.
Vaish said the association, in its interaction with the state government, has given a Rs 2000 crore investment plan for the MSME sector and has also proposed measures to save and boost the traditional sectors of the state.
All eyes are set on the UP Government for big announcements related to defence and manufacturing sector during the summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who would be inaugurating the summit on February 21, is expected to announce a mega Defence park probably in Bundelkhand region. Defence manufacturing units can also be set up in Agra,Varanasi or Gorakhpur.
The industrial security session would be held on Februrary 22, which will be chaired by Union home minister Rajnath Singh.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath led UP government has also worked out for a session on interaction between the chief minister and the partner countries.
Mauritius,Japan, Netherlands, Finland Czech Republic and Slovakia are the six partner countries in this summit.
The summit will be inaugurated at 1100 hours on February 21 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi while during the valedictory session President Ramnath Kovind would be the chief guest and Union Finance minister Arun Jatiely will be the chief speaker.
The 11 key areas are being identified for investments namely civil aviation, IT-enabled services, dairy, electronics manufacturing, tourism, MSME, infrastructure, renewable energy, films, handloom/textile, and agro/food processing