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CII delegation meets PM

Last Updated: Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 23:58

Puducherry: A delegation of the Puducherry unit of Confederation of Indian Industry presented a memorandum to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Saturday seeking additional power allocation from the national grids to meet the current power shortage here.

A CII release said the delegation also presented a document called Vision 2025 of the CII envisaging upgrading Puducherry to a position of model State.

The release said the memorandum sought the Central government`s support to set up manufacturing zones in the IT and Hardware sectors, establishment of a Indian Institute of Technology here, enhancing air, rail and road connectivity to Puducherry and allocation of additional power.

Minister of State in PMO V.Narayanasamy was also present when the delegation headed by Chairman K S Shetty met the Prime Minister.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 23:58
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