The two-day Uttar Pradesh investor summit is very crucial for the state. According to UP Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, this summit will surpass all expectations about how much investment will come to the state.
India PM, Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event in Lucknow on February 21. Some key participants of Uttar Pradesh Investors summit are President Ram Nath Kovind, cabinet ministers including Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, and Nitin Gadkari. Business tycoons Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani and Anand Mahindra.
Challenges That State Face
UP is the largest state in the country and could turn into the biggest marketplace. But, the state’s image worked against it. Yogi Government is working on changing its image though.
They need to address the law and order issue that has completely failed. Investors do not want to be a victim of corruption in the bureaucracy, and that his property is safe are very important. Uttar Pradesh, however just from 17th to 7th position in the scale of ease of doing business. This is because of the changes Yogi government brought in the last ten months.
“Besides creating a safe environment to attract investors, we are also bringing in the necessary reform in policy. As of now, notifications for change in 14 policies have already gone out. I think over 700 MoUs can get signed”- said UP Chief Minister.
The good thing is we are No.1 in the production of food grains, sugar, in connectivity — we are coming up with two more expressways and the Centre has already agreed for the Jewar airport. – he continued.
The Modi government’s biggest pro-poor move- The national Healthcare policy’s success is also important for Uttar Pradesh. Yogi stated that they have already done homework on it and will maximize the use of all their resources to ensure the programme is implemented well here.
Uttar Pradesh is undergoing a huge makeover under Yogi Adityanath command. It is expected to rise again and grow with more summits like UPIS.