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Gujarat CM Addresses FICCI’s National Executive Meeting at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar

Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani addressed the industrial – business leaders in an Executive Meeting of FICCI held here in Mahatma Mandir of Gandhinagar today. During his address Shri Rupani called to perform collective responsibility towards society by providing opportunities to construct comprehensive path of employment and people welfare works. He considered the meeting as the ‘Right Time for Right Job’ to fulfill the vision of our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to construct ‘Naya Bharat’. He briefed them about the successes of industries, businesses and small, medium industry sectors in Gujarat.

CM Shri Rupani clearly said that the cooperation in creating opportunities of employment for common men is welcome from business-industry world to perform a government’s responsibility. The contribution of small-medium industries’ sector has succeeded Vibrant Gujarat Summit which became global identity of Gujarat. Out of 25000 MOUs signed in recently organized Vibrant Summit 2017, 18533 are from MSME sector only. This sector is offering more than 1.5 crore job opportunities, which expresses that MSME sector is like a back-bone of Gujarat’s Industrial Development, he added.

CM Shri Rupani briefed about the package worth Rs. 1 thousand crore and subsidies-incentives to encourage small-medium scale industries in current year’s budget and fulfill the dream of ‘Make in Gujarat’. He expressed commitment and said that MSME commissionerate will get operational within April-2017 for government permissions, land, electricity and clearance documentations to such industrialists. As many as 17 simple policies have been successfully implemented in Gujarat, he added.

CM Shri Rupani said that compared to other states Gujarat is aggressor in terms of ease of doing business, economic freedom, investment policies, safety – security and labour reforms etc. In year 2014-15 Gross Domestic Production (GDP) of Gujarat was worth Rs. 8.95 lakh crore, in year 2015-16 it raised to Rs. 9.94 lakh crore. Gujarat’s industrial production in year 2014-15 was Rs. 12.70 lakh crore, which rose to Rs. 13.50 lakh crore in year 2015-16. Gujarat is one among the top ten places of the world in terms of investment.

Representatives from different states also interacted with CM Shri Rupani about the superiority of Gujarat in the field of Tourism, Renewable energy, port Led department. At beginning of the meeting, FICCI Chairman Shri Pankajbhai Patel gave welcome speech. National Office Bearers of FICCI were remained present in this meet.

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