Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the 12th Biennial International Exhibition and Conference India Chem 2022 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi today. Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers and New and Renewable Energy, Shri Bhagwanth Khuba also graced the occasion.
While addressing the occasion, Union Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya stated that today India is progressing and Industry-friendly atmosphere is being created by the government with holistic approach. He also said that our government is pro-poor, pro-farmer but Industry-friendly. He further stated that if any country wants to cater to the needs of its people, generate employment and wants to establish itself in International market then Industrial development is must and for Industrial development to happen, an ecosystem has to be created. Underlying the quality of the Government, Dr Mandaviya said that this is the quality of this government that it does not think in ‘token’ but in ‘Total’. We have to think how India should progress further with the total approach.
Dr Mandaviya also lauded the role of scientists and industries in manufacturing COVID vaccine during the pandemic. Talking about ‘Aatmnirbhar’ Bharat, Union Minister said that Aatmnirbhar Bharat does not mean that we won’t import anything but it means that critical requirements of the nation should be fulfilled by the nation.
Union Chemical and Fertilizer Minister highlighted various achievements of the Indian Chemicals & Petrochemicals industry which have become a global player. He also suggested the need to create a roadmap for the industry for long-term policy support, investment as well as export promotion.
While addressing the event, Shri Bhagwanth Khuba said that it is clearly evident that India is a growing economy and investing in India is beneficial. He also said that for the Industrial sector of any nation, the government, leadership and decision taking capabilities of the leadership are important. Lauding the strong leadership and decision taking capabilities of PM Modi, Shri Khuba stated that a stable regime, strong leadership and decision taking capabilities of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji in last 8 years, the world and investors have started to show more faith in India.
Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Shri Arun Baroka, Mr. Prabh Das, Mr. Prabh Das, Chairman- FICCI Petrochemicals Committee and MD & CEO, HPCL – Mittal Energy Ltd.,Mr. Nikhil Meswani, Executive Director, Reliance Industries Limited, and other senior officials of the Ministry, representatives of Industries and Diplomats were also present on the occasion.