Dehradun, Aug 22 (PTI) The Uttarakhand government held a roadshow in Bengaluru today to woo business leaders ahead of an investors summit to be held in Dehradun in October.

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat projected the state as investor-friendly, promising to fulfil all their requirements.

“We have created an investor-friendly bureaucracy in Uttarakhand. Whatever be the requirements of the investors we will attend to them,” Rawat said at the roadshow.

Offering all support to investors, he said, “Apart from air connectivity we will soon have a rail route which will take only 3.5 hours from Delhi to reach Dehradun”. The key agenda of the roadshow was to share investment opportunities in the hilly state and to seek active participation from the investors in Karnataka in the forthcoming summit, an official release here said.

‘Destination Uttarakhand: Investors Summit’ scheduled to be held here between October 7 and 8 will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The chief minister highlighted 12 focus sectors in which there was great potential for investments in the state, including Food Processing, Horticulture & Floriculture, Herbal & Aromatic, Tourism & Hospitality, Wellness & AYUSH, Pharmaceuticals, Automobiles, Natural Fibers, IT, Renewable Energy, Biotechnology and Film Shooting.

“From huge industry potential to inexpensive electricity, the state has a well-developed infrastructure that nurtures entrepreneurship,” state Industry Secretary Manisha Panwar said.

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