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PM Modi announces Rs 20000-crore defence corridor for Bundelkhand

22 February 2018, 12:57 | Vickie Mathis

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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate two-day UP investors summit on Wednesday

Speaking at the 'Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit 2018, ' in Lucknow, the Prime Minister stressed on the investment potential of the state, adding that it will deliver a "super hit" performance under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate 2-day investors' summit in Lucknow starting on Wednesday; Summit aims to generate 10 lakh jobs in the next 5 years.

She added that in line with the prime minister's call to develop the India Handloom Brand, her ministry had registered 71 projects from Uttar Pradesh itself and provided 6.25 lakh identity cards to artisans from the state under the "Pehchan" scheme. The mega event, organised by the Yogi Adityanath government, is aimed at showcasing investment opportunities and potential across various sectors in Uttar Pradesh.

" I am sure the new tourism policy announced by the State Government would facilitate investments in this sector". Modi said the Kumbh Mela could improve tourism.

The Prime Minister said global airports would come up in Jewar and Kushinagar.

Looks like Uttar Pradesh will be next hub of development in #India. In addition, airports in 11 other cities of the state were being developed to give a boost to regional connectivity, he said. During the event, the Prime Minister also launched Nivesh Mishra, a single-window digital clearance portal.

Modi announced that out of the two proposed defence industrial corridors announced in the Union budget, one will be set up in the Bundelkhand region covering Agra, Aligarh, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi and Chitrakoot. "We will also open an IT-enabled services centre in Varanasi soon", Chandrasekaran said. The Prime Minister highlighted the vibrancy and eye to detail of the Industrial policy introduced by the BJP government in the state.

Yogi Adityanath government is rolling out a red carpet for the capitalists to invest at a big scale. Aditya Birla group will invest about Rs25,000 crore in the state across sectors over the next five years, he said.

Reliance Industries Ltd chief Mukesh Ambani said the Prime Minister's dream was to make UP "Sarvottam Pradesh".

Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani too spoke at the summit. "This will be crucial for the state's development", he said.

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