SHIMLA,10.01.19-Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur met top industrialists from leading industrial houses at New Delhi on Thursday with an objective to attract investment in various sectors including tourism and hospitality, renewable energy, health care, manufacturing and engineering goods, education, skill development and food processing etc.

The meeting was facilitated by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), who is the national partner for the global investor's meet being held in June, 2019 at Dharamshala.

The Chief Minister informed the industrialists about the investor friendly policies of state government. He said the state has peaceful atmosphere, good law and order condition and speedy approval according mechanism evolved by the state industries department.

He welcomed the investors to the state and assured them of providing all possible assistance with respect to land availability, good power supply and speedy approvals. He requested them to send project proposals at the earliest and invited them to attend global investors meet at Dharamshala in June, 2019.

Jai Ram Thakur also held fruitful discussions with investors regarding improving and further strengthening of industrialization in the state.

The Chief Minister also apprised the investors that the state is working upon making new policies to facilitate investors besides liberalizing the existing ones.

The investors assured the Chief Minister that they will come up with concrete proposals and investable projects soon. They also gave valuable inputs during the meeting.

After the meeting, he disclosed that most of the investors showed keen interest in skill development sector and solar energy besides medical equipment manufacturers especially heart valves etc.

Prominent among those who met the Chief Minister were Chairman, Hero Corporate Services S.K Munjal, whole time Director, Munjal Auto Industries Anuj Munjal, Chairman, JBM group S.K Arya, Chairman, Radisson Group K.B Kachru, Chairman, Hindustan Power Projects Ratul Puri, Chairman, Pawanhans ltd. B.P Sharma, Chairperson, Bird Group Radha Bhatia, Chairman, Ananda Dairy R.S Dixit and Director, Indian Sub Continent India Medtronic pvt. ltd Amit K Singh.

Chief Secretary B.K Agarwal and Additional Chief Secretary, Industries Manoj Kumar were also present in the meeting.