Gujarat CM invites investors to Vibrant Gujarat Summit

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) With the eighth edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS) 2017 slated in January, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday invited global and domestic investors to the state with promises of ease of doing business and proactive investor facilitation.

Elaborating on the inclusive growth and sustainable development that Gujarat has achieved, Rupani, speaking at the curtain raiser of VGGS-2017, said: “The state will continue to lay emphasis on ease of doing business and proactive investor facilitation.

“Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, the UAE, Britain and the US would be partner countries in VGGS-17,” he added.

Rupani said his government had started focusing on “Make in Gujarat” by aggressively promoting investment in the manufacturing sector.

“At present, there are 102 product clusters, more than 200 industrial estates, 19 operational SEZs and 13 Special Investment Regions which are a testimony to the state’s focus on creation of infrastructure and an enabling ecosystem that encourages growth of manufacturing and service sector,” he added.

During interaction with industrialists, Rupani said Gujarat was a power surplus state and provided uninterrupted high quality power to industry and commercial establishments.

Gujarat Chief Secretary J.N. Singh told IANS that the state was expecting the highest ever investments during the eighth Vibrant Gujarat Summit.