Edited By: Abhro Banerjee
Last Updated: January 05, 2023, 12:27 IST
In a move to woo investments and make Uttar Pradesh a one-trillion-dollar economy, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now decided to focus on domestic markets for investments after completing roadshows abroad to invite foreign investors to Global Investors Summit (GIS 2023) and introduce them to opportunities available in various sectors in the state.
CM Yogi’s domestic roadshow started from Mumbai on Thursday (January 5), meeting the country’s leading tycoons and bankers as well as prominent film personalities in the context of the upcoming Film City in Noida. Yogi’s roadshows will be held in nine cities in India to pitch potential investment opportunities and accommodating business climate in Uttar Pradesh.
Yogi Adityanath Calls on Maharashtra Governor
Before meeting top businessmen and bankers, the CM met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai. Yogi Adityanath also visited the 19th Century underground British Era Bunker Museum at Raj Bhavan and inspected the Gallery of Revolutionaries ‘Kranti Gatha’ created inside the bunker.
The Museum was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June last year. The UP chief minister paid his tributes at the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
Slated To Meet Top Bizmen, Bankers
After meeting with Koshiyari, CM Yogi is likely to meet officials of various banks at Hotel Taj itself. The Chief Minister will then participate in the GIS roadshow from 12 noon to 2 pm.
In this roadshow lasting a couple of hours, representatives of various industry groups will be encouraged to invest in Uttar Pradesh. They will be given information about the Ease of Doing Business and the Ease of Starting a Business in Uttar Pradesh.
Adityanath meets Akshay Kumar Meets, to Meet Others from Industry
Yogi Adityanath met Akshay Kumar on Wednesday. The UP CM is likely to meet other Bollywood artists, producers, directors in the evening today.
The meeting, which took place at a city hotel, lasted for 35 minutes, said a statement from the UP CM’s office. Kumar urged Adityanath to watch his latest film “Ram Setu” and said the Hindi film industry was keenly awaiting the (opening of) film city, which the Uttar Pradesh government is developing as it will provide a new alternative, the statement said.
The chief minister noted that films play an important role in creating social awareness and promoting social and national causes, it said.
The 7.12 Lakh Crore Project
In December, under the guidance of CM Yogi, eight delegations of ministers and senior officials visited 21 cities in 16 countries and received investment proposals worth Rs 7.12 lakh crore.
The roadshows in nine Indian cities are a continuation of that exercise.
As per the schedule of CM Yogi, before and after the roadshow, will also have one-to-one meetings with various industrialists. This meeting will be on the basis of Business to Government (B2G). As per the schedule, a total of 17 B2G meetings are scheduled.
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