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State govt to introduce widespread policy reforms to boost ease of doing business in Haryana: Vipul Goel

Economic Times:  January, 2017

New Delhi: Government of Haryana in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry organised the fourth roadshow for Pravasi Haryana Divas in New Delhi on Monday. Industry leaders of Haryana origin attended the roadshow aimed to invite NRIs and people of Haryana origin to come and invest in the state.

Minister for Industries, Haryana, Vipul Goel, said: "Haryana is changing and perception about Haryana is changing even faster. The state has improved in ease of doing business rankings from 14th to 6th position in a short period."

"We are aiming at not only highlighting available avenues for investments in various sectors, but also offering concrete opportunities for meaningful contribution towards improving the lives of the people of Haryana,” he added.

He said steps such as special Skill Development University, which will start soon and Haryana Kaushal Vikas Nigam will go a long way to develop the state. “State government is working on Aerospace & Defence Policy, IT & ESDM Policy, Food Processing Policy, Retail Policy, Textile Policy, Footwear Policy, to boost ease of doing business in the state," he said.

"Health, education, tourism, media and entertainment are the key sectors where in we are looking for business partnerships. The government has also been committed to accelerate the pace of socio-economic development in the rural areas through Swa-prerit Adarsh Gram Yojana (SPAGY), which seeks to translate Gandhian Vision of reconstruction of villages of India so that it may be as easy for anyone to live in them as it is supposed to be in cities. Over past few decades, Haryana has transformed into a land of opportunities and enterprise. Today Haryana is counted among the most developed and industrialised states of India."

Devender Singh, principal secretary, Industries, Government of Haryana, while speaking on 'Opportunities for Investment in Haryana’ sai: "Haryana is the first state which has started deemed clearances under the Enterprise Promotion Act. The state government will soon implement special sectoral policies in IT, IT manufacturing, retail, defence and aerospace, food processing and textiles."