Mohali, December 7
Leading industrialists urged Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to put growth in the of Textile & Garments, Agro & Food Processing, Steel, Automobile & Auto Parts on fast track in view of the immense potential in these sectors.
The majority of panelists, being sons of the soil, pledged their full support and cooperation to the state government in its endeavour to make Punjab the frontrunner on the country’s industrial map.
Sachit Jain said that Punjab had a strong industrial eco-system, which could play a vanguard role in promoting industry, especially in the manufacturing sector.
He noted that the state had wide scope for the growth of IT and ITES, especially in the light of the new industrial policy, which had been finalized on the personal initiative of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh after due deliberations and consultations with the Industrialists so as to make it industry-friendly.
Citing his personal experience about the pro-investor approach of the State Government, Jain said that Invest Punjab had gone a step forward in motivating industrialists to set up their ventures after removing the bottlenecks in the existing policy.
The session was moderated by MD Vardhman Special Steel, Sachit Jain and the panellists were Vice Chairman of International Tractor A S Mittal, Chairman Trident Group Rajinder Gupta, MD Nahar Group Kamal Oswal, Chairman Bunge India Samir Jain and Air Asia’s CEO Sunil Bhaskaran.