By B S Reporter
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has approved customised packages for five projects to attract investment worth Rs 6994 crore in the state. With the approval of proposals in the fourth meeting of the Board of Investment. With this investment, 5,415 jobs are likely to be created in the state. Gehlot said that the state government is committed to setting up new industrial units and increase employment opportunities in the private sector.
“The state government has implemented many important decisions and programmes to increase investment in the state in the last four years. Investors are being provided facilities with MSME Policy, Rajasthan Investment Promotion Scheme, Rajasthan Industrial Development Policy and One Stop Shop System. The recently introduced RIPS 2022 has been well received by investors,” he said.
The chief minister said that due to these policies, the state government is continuously getting proposals from international companies. This would further strengthen industrial development in the state.
“The time-bound starting of projects should be ensured by removing all obstacles in the investment,” he said
Gehlot directed Chief Secretary Usha Sharma to hold a meeting with the departmental officers for a detailed study of the proposals received. Along with this, officers were instructed to explore the possibilities of setting up new industrial units in the state.
Industries and Commerce Minister Smt. Shakuntala Rawat said that the department is organizing a meeting on the first Thursday of every month to discuss the proposals of the investors and to implement them on the ground.
The proposals were approved in a high level meeting attended by Chief Secretary Usha Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary Industries and Commerce Veenu Gupta, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Akhil Arora, Principal Secretary Energy Bhaskar A Sawant, BIP Commissioner Om Prakash Kasera and other senior officers of the state government.
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