Bengal industrialists keen to invest in Haryana: CM Khattar

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Kolkata, Jan 30: Industrialists in West Bengal have expressed their desire to invest around Rs 5,000 crore in Haryana, state Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today.

He told a press conference here that he met a number of industrialists in West Bengal and they expressed their intentions during these meetings.

WB industrialists keen to invest in Har

"Nothing is finalised as of now. But we had a meeting with a host of investors. Food processing, polymers, IT, solar, infrastructure are some of the sectors where investors have expressed their desire to invest. There may be many more such proposals," he said.

The Chief Minister, who was here to launch the second roadshow in the run up to "Happening Haryana-Global Investors Summit 2016" in Gurgaon, said in a bid to attract investments that his government has eased various norms and has come up with single window clearance system for setting up of industries in the state.

"We are here to attract investments in Haryana. We are going to organise an investors' summit in our state on March 7-8. We have introduced single window clearance system with time bound prospective so that the investors can have a hassle free system for investments," Khattar told a press conference here.

Khattar said the state government has set up 31 administrative blocks where the investors won't need Change of Land Use (CLU) clearance to set up industries while there are 75 more blocks where CLUs will be given in a time bound manner," he said.

"If someone is investing something below Rs 10 crore, there is no need for the entrepreneur to come to the state government, he can get all clearances locally under the deputy commissioner.

Stating that the automobile sector holds a special position in Harayana, he said there are lot of scope for investors to invest in Diary, food processing, steel, IT and automobile sector.

He also said that the state government has zero-tolerance on the issue of corruption.

PTI 

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