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West Bengal investors praise UP Govt

Many investors from West Bengal evinced no less interest to invest in UP as they attended a road show in Kolkata.

Statesman News Service | New Delhi |

The Uttar Pradesh Government on Tuesday received a good response from many investors as they attended the 4th Domestic Roadshow in Kolkata in the run-up to the Global Investors Summit in Lucknow from February 10 to 12.

Leading industrialists and investors, who participated in the event, praised the UP Government for restoring the congenial investment opportunities in the State.

They said that Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath has changed the face of the State with “enormous investment potential”.

Most of the investors said that Chief Minister Yogi has made UP a crime-free State, ensuring a safe environment for people, building a robust infrastructure by improving the connectivity of roads, railways and metro networks, building airports, highways etc.

Many investors have shown their interest to come to the State for investment in connecting the cities through transportation services and also to develop the education sector.

The investors, mostly, demonstrated a positive attitude towards investment in waste-to-energy, hospitals and tourism sectors.

The participating entrepreneurs have said that there has been a lot of spectacular and creative development work in UP during the last couple of years.

Berger Paints’ Managing Director & CEO, Abhijit Roy, talked about “MILTE”. According to him, UP has now become prosperous. “UP is attractive in terms of M-Market, I-Infrastructure, L-Land, T-Tax, and E-ease of doing business. The market is extremely important. Modern and progressive investment routes have become the foundation of business”, he said.

 Roy also praised the UP rules and discipline saying that this is the only reason why all the works have been successfully executed. The desire for businesses to provide adequate solutions to all these things motivates every businessman, he said.

Ramakant Barman, Managing Director of the Green Tech Environment Management Private Limited, said that he is looking forward to setting up the 4 to 5 “Waste to Energy” plants in UP.

 “Cities such as Lucknow, Varanasi, and Gorakhpur have a lot of potential. There are many ongoing projects in Kashi. Under the Yogi Government, the investors are safe and secured,” he said.

The Yogi Government has made adequate provisions for electricity, roads, and water. These are the reasons why investors are interested in UP”, he said.