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Sonowal kickstarts roadshow in Bengaluru, appeals industrialists for investment

In a move to reach out to the industrialists and potential investors all across the nation and outside and elicit maximum participation for the first ever global investors’ summit to be held in February 2018, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal kick started a roadshow of Advantage Assam: Global Investors’ Summit 2018 in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

The Bengaluru leg of the roadshow is a part of a sequel of activities that the state government has been taking to send across the message of business and investment friendly initiatives of the Government of Assam prior to the Global Investors’ Summit and ensure maximum response for the event.

As a part of the roadshow, Sonowal in a move to woo investors, presented the business landscape of the State especially ‘ease of doing business’, ‘single window clearance system’, ‘skilled work force’ and state’s verdant natural resources before a galaxy of as many as 300 business leaders. Making a strong pitch for investment in Assam, Sonowal said, “Assam is fully geared up in its transformation as the new growth engine for making a New India”. He also said that inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet programme of Act East Policy which also regards North East as Astalaxmi, the state government has taken decision to hold Global Investors’ Summit to aware the prospective investors to come to Assam and discover its huge possibilities and prosperities.

He further added that as part of its development initiatives. Assam government is putting great emphasis to revive the growth and investment cycle. He also added that consequent upon its persistent efforts, the government has succeeded in bringing 6.500 crore investment in the first one year of being in office.


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