Jharkhand has enough potential for development: Marandi

Last Updated: Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 21:57

Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-
Prajantrik (JVM) chief, Babulal Marandi on Thursday said the
mineral-rich state has enough potential for industrial growth.

"Jharkhand has lot of scope for industrialisation but
we have to rein in traders engaged in transporting mineral
resources outside the state," former Chief Minister Marandi
said at a press conference here.

Referring to several MoUs signed between prospective
investors and the state government since Jharkhand was formed
in 2000, Marandi said the JVM-Congress, if voted to power,
will curb transportation of mineral resources and would force
investors to set up their units in the state.

Preference to allot mines will be given to those
traders who are keen to set up their units in the state,
Marandi said adding that this would not only generate
employment but also take the state on the right path of
development.

Strongly advocating for small industries, Marandi said
such industries could be established in over 250-300 acres of
land, which could be available without any problem.

The JVM-Congress alliance would provide a stable,
corruption-free and fearless government if voted to power, he
added.

Bureau Report



First Published: Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 21:57

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