Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday told the delegates during investment summit that the coastal state has policies in place which will ensure that the investment proposal will get clearance within 30 days of their submission.
Sawant was addressing the inauguration of three day long ‘Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit’ which started near Panaji on Thursday. Around 2,000 national and 500 international delegates from 54 countries are participating in this event, which is supported by the State government.
The Chief Minister told the delegates that state has established Investment Promotion Board (IPB) to facilitate the flow of investment in the State. “I can assure international delegates who wish to invest in goa that their proposal would be cleared within 30 days,” he said assuring to provide single window clearance for all the investment proposals through IPB.
Sawant said Goa has a network of twenty industrial estates and the environment for business is conducive. “We are looking forward to improve out performance in the sectors like hospitality, tourism, Information Technology services and Agro industries,” he said.
In his speech, Sawant remembered former Chief minister late Manohar Parrikar claiming that it was his vision to make Goa as investment destination.
Talking about the summit, he said the prime focus of vibrant Goa is inclusive development in key areas such as innovation, sustainable industries, technology, youth and skill development.
“The main objective of this event is to boost business in the state of goa by providing platform to investors to connect with goan businesses,” he said.
Sawant said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged us to take pledge to built New India by the year 2022.
“An India that will be clean, corruption free and terrorism free which will focus on skill development and Make in India. Let us all be part of story of new India,” he said.
The Chief Minister also said that the coastal state is in the process to draft Export Policy.
Sawant admitted that the closure of mining industry has disturbed the entire eco-system of allied industries including logistic supplies, truck companies and barge owners as well as service providers.
“We are positive that the solution for this would be found very soon,” he said.