Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the two-day maiden Uttarakhand Investors Summit in state's capital Dehradun.
Upon his arrival in the state, the PM was welcomed by the state's CM Trivendra Rawat.
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Leading industrial houses are participating in the two-day event which will explore investment opportunities in the state.
Apart from home investors, those from Japan, Czech Republic, Argentina, Mauritius and Nepal have also been invited to participate in the two-day summit.
State Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat told media persons that investment proposals worth over 70 thousand crore rupees have already been received during the run-up to the event.
Rawat expressed hope that the two-day summit will bring huge investments.
Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, KJ Alphons and CR Chaudhary are also reportedly participating in the sessions on different subjects.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will address the event on the concluding day on Monday.
After the inaugural session, eight sectoral sessions would be held on the 12 focus sectors including tourism and hospitality, agriculture and food processing, horticulture, floriculture, herbs and aromatic plants, wellness and AYUSH.
Central Board of Film Certification chairman Prasoon Joshi will also participate in a session on film shooting.
(With Agency inputs)