Rs 80,000 cr investment for Haryana during Khattar regime: Goel

Chandigarh, Jul 12: Haryana Industries and Commerce Minister Vipul Goel on Thursday said a total investment of R 80,000 crore has been materialised in the state during the tenure of the present government.
Stating this during a press conference here, he said the state government organised ‘Happening Haryana’, ‘Investment Summit’ in 2015 and ‘Pravasi Haryana Diwas’ in 2016, in which investors all across the globe participated.
A large number of MoUs were signed during both the events. Total 494 MoUs have been signed during Happening Haryana Event and onwards. Out of these total MoUs, on 173 MoUs, the project has either been implemented or is under implementation. The actual investment in these cases is about s 14,314 crore with employment opportunities for 25,923 persons.
He said despite lack of natural resources and distance of the state from the sea ports the performance of the state on the export front is commendable. The state started with exports of s 4.5 crore during 1967-68, which increased to over s 82,566 crore during 2016-17.
Goel said in 2015, Haryana was at 14th position in Ease of Doing Business ranking. Realizing the importance of improving business system in the state, the present BJP government brought major regulatory reforms in the state, which led the state to 6th position in 2016, making Haryana the leading improver in the country.
“We are committed to provide best system and friendly environment to investors.
Today, Haryana has bagged third position as per Ease of Doing Business Ranking 2017 conducted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).” (UNI)