While China Light and Power has offered to join hands with the Haryana government in setting up a Rs.500 Crore renewable energy project at Jhajjar. Global biggies, including United Technologies, Carrier, Everstone Logistics and CISCO have evinced keen interest in making investments in such fields as logistics, development of smart cities and sustainable solutions, and setting up a skill development centre.
These offers were made when the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who is leading a nine-member delegation to project Haryana as a preferred investment destination, had one-to-one and back-to-back rounds with captains of industry and leading investors in Hong Kong on Wednesday, and in Singapore, on 23 May night.
The delegation has reached Hong Kong from Singapore.
A senior level team from China Light and Power comprising CEO Richard Lancaster, Chief Financial Officer, Geert Peters, and Managing Director India, Rajiv Mishra, met the CM in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning. They discussed a proposal for setting up a renewable energy project at Jhajjar with an investment of Rs.500 Crore.
They were told that a good opportunity awaited them to utilise non-arable land in the state for setting up projects.
A team from United Technologies also met the CM and discussed proposal for developing smart city sustainability solutions relating to building security and controls. Carrier made a proposal to set up a skill development centre in
Haryana jointly with the state government for providing skill training to the youth.
A high-level Carrier team said work on expansion of their existing facility in Haryana would begin soon.
Eric Chu, Executive General Manager, HVAC, Hong Kong and Macau; Gary Chuk, Director, Building Controls and Integrated Solutions, HMTG; and, Paul Tsui, General Manager Sustainability Solutions, Carrier Hong Kong, attended the meeting. Later, the CM addressed captains of industry and leading investors at the Invest Haryana Road Show in Hong Kong.
It was attended by more than 100 delegates from Hong Kong who belonged mostly to the banking and financial sector.