Chandigarh: The previous SAD-BJP Coalition government only signed MoUs in the industrial sector whereas Rs 78000 crore has been invested by various industrialists in Captain Amarinder Singh government, said Punjab Industry and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora
Talking with reporters during his visit to Abohar om Friday, Arora said that the Industry and Commerce Policy 2017 conceptualized by the Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, has created a congenial atmosphere for the industry in the state which wooed large scale investment.
He said that Rs. 78000 crore has been invested at grass root level against only MoUs were signed during previous regime of SAD-BJP Coalition govt.
The Cabinet Minister said that a consistently changing scenario at international level due to COVID-19, the industry was being migrated from China to India and Punjab was expected to get a lion share due to its better environment and upgraded infrastructure.
“The state government is constructing four major industrial parks including Mattewara, Bathinda and Rajpura to meet the need of land for the incoming industry. A proposal to set up a Pharmaceutical Park at Bathinda has also been sent to the Government of India for final approval.”
Speaking about small and micro enterprises, the Industry Minister apprised that the Punjab Government was also working extensively and exclusively to further strengthen small scale industries and the approvals sought for setting up new industries were being issued online. (PR)