CM ANNOUNCES TO GIVE FILLIP TO INDUSTRIALISATION IN THE BORDER DISTRICTS OF THE STATE
Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Thursday announced to give impetus to industrialisation in the border districts of the state.
Interacting with the industrialists during the maiden Sarkar Sannatkar milni, the Chief Minister said that the state government is committed to ensure the holistic development of the industry in-the border region. He said that the process of border identification will be streamlined soon in the state by incorporating the necessary changes. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that this will help in giving major fillip to the industry in the state especially in the border region.
At the very outset of the milni led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal the gathering observed two minutes silence in the memory Colonel Manpreet Singh and other Jawans who attained martyrdom in terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister said that during the run up for the elections they had promised certain guarantees to the industrialists. He said that now after 18 months of formation of the government they are here to list the achievements in various sectors. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that no stone will be left unturned for facilitating the industry in state.
The Chief Minister said that the state government will ensure judicious use of canal water for the industrial units on the lines of water being provided to the farmers for agriculture purposes. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that this will facilitate the industry in its smooth working and facilitation.
The Chief Minister said that the policies for the industry will be framed as per the need of industrialists and to facilitate them. He said that whatever the industry will demand from the state government will be delivered at the earliest to facilitate the industry. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that this also the need of hour to boost economic activity in the region.
The Chief Minister also announced to set up a dedicated force to facilitate the tourists coming in district on every day. He said that Amritsar witnesses a footfall of around one lakh pilgrims daily and special force is required to cater to their needs. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that this dedicated unit of the Punjab Police will have separate uniform and dress code so that they can be identified easily.
The Chief Minister also announced to embark e bus shuttle service in the sacred city in the coming days. He said that this will help in reducing the pollution level in the city and thereby facilitating the pilgrims and residents in a big way. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that this is the need of hour for further developing Amritsar as hub of tourism.
The Chief Minister also said that the state government is all set to introduce Artificial Intelligence in Police and traffic management. He said that this will help in enhancing the efficiency of Punjab Police on scientific lines for the welfare of people. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that every step will be taken for the well being of the people coming to this district.
The Chief Minister said that industrialists trust a government only when they get corruption free system, crime free environment, law and order. He said that government payback benefits of their taxes money to them and use them judiciously for well being of society. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that Law and order situation matters as the Industrialists will not move to violent hit places but they are showing trust in Punjab government and number of industries are coming to state.
The Chief Minister said that due to concerted efforts of the state government investment worth Rs 50840 crore has been roped in for the state. He said that Tata Steels has made biggest investment in the state after Jamshedpur adding that other companies like Jindal Steel, Virbio, Class, Tafe, Hindustan Liver and others are making investment in state. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that with this 2.25 lakh youth will get employment in the state.
The Chief Minister announced to set up celebration point at Amritsar over an area of 50-100 acre. He said that banquet halls for celebrating various events of happiness will be constructed in this celebration point. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that this first of its kind celebration point will be instrumental in boosting tourism in state.
The Chief Minister said that the state government has recently organised tourism summit in the state. He said that it is matter of great pride and satisfaction that investors have shown their desire to invest around Rs 1200-1500 crore in the state. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that this investment will bring the state on the map of international tourism.