A consultation-cum-interactive session was held with various stakeholders in Gurgaon to formulate a dedicated and comprehensive logistics, warehousing and retail policy to promote and project Haryana as the logistic hub of north India.
The meeting was chaired by Haryana Industries and Commerce Minister Vipul Goel and the session was attended by various senior officials and others.
The interaction was organized to size up the concerns of the various industry players and accordingly design the policy framework to address them and achieve the desired objectives.
About 35 companies and industry associations, including CII, Retail Association of India, Hind Terminals, Amazon, Flipkart, Alcargo Logistics, Reliance Retail, Om Logistics etc participated in the session.
It was also reported that the common withhold at the session was that Haryana has huge potential for growth in these sectors.
According to the information provided to media, speakers felt that the with a consumer base having a high propensity to consume, strong connectivity owing to an exhaustive network of national highways and industrial corridors and especially after the introduction of GST, Haryana is set to become the logistics hub of north India in the coming years.
The state government intends to launch the policy by August, 2018 after in-depth consultations with concerned government departments and industry stakeholders, media report quoted