New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Uttarakhand’s maiden investors summit in Dehradun on Sunday. In the summit, the state will showcase various investment opportunities in the existing as well as newer sectors such as wellness and medical. Also Read - Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awaas Yojana: Over 6.1 Lakh Beneficiaries in UP to Receive Rs 2691 Crore Assistance
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Uttarakhand has already received investment commitments worth over Rs 75,000 crore as the state prepares to host its maiden investors’ meet on October 7-8, its Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said on Friday. Also Read - India vs Australia: PM Narendra Modi, Sachin Tendulkar Congratulate Team India After Historic Win; Fans on Twitter Go Berserk
Against a target of Rs 40,000 crore, we have been able to lure investments worth over Rs 75,000 crore to the state which is a record in itself,” added CM Rawat.
A large portion of investments coming to the state will go to the hills where there is a greater potential for tourism, hospitality, horticulture, and floriculture.
The preparations for the summit are complete. The prime minister will inaugurate the event on October 7 and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will address its valedictory session on October 8. Union ministers Nitin Gadkari, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Piyush Goyal, and Harsimrat Kaur Badal will also participate in the event.
(With PTI inputs)