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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate two-day UP investors summit on Wednesday

UP Investors Summit is first such event by the Yogi Adityanath government. 

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate two-day UP investors summit on Wednesday
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the two–day Uttar Pradesh investors summit in Lucknow on Wednesday. The summit is aimed at showcasing investment opportunities and potential across various sectors in the state.

The mega event is being organised to bring together heads of states and governments, ministers, leaders from the corporate world, senior policymakers, heads of international institutions and academicians from around the world to further the cause of economic development in the state and promote cooperation to pave way for better investments, according to an official statement, PTI reported.

More than 5,000 delegates are scheduled to attend the two-day summit and over 100 speakers will be addressing gatherings.

Speaking to reporters, state industries minister Satish Mahana had on Monday said, "PM Modi and CM Yogi want to make UP a dream destination for investors, who are very excited to attend the summit. We want to make it a history. We have already signed 900 MoUs."

Refusing to elaborate on the amount of investment, the minister said the event will provide an opportunity to showcase the potential and promise that the state holds for industrial development.

On the other hand, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said, "The government is organising this for the betterment of the public. Through this event, UP will get an opportunity to change its image. Hence, it is the responsibility of every department that it should strive for its success."

"The state government has implemented policies for various sectors. The respective ministers, principal secretaries and their subordinate staff must go through the policies, so that the investors can be given correct information about the policies," he added.

There are a total 30 sessions scheduled to be held in two days, during which representatives from Mauritius, Japan, the Netherlands, Finland, Czech Republic, Thailand and Slovakia will also be participating, Industrial and Investment Development Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey said.

Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitaraman, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Irani, Piyush Goyal and Dharmendra Pradhan, along with others, will be present during the sessions, he said.

Top industrialists, including Gautam Adani, Mukesh Ambani, Subhash Chandra, N Chandrashekharan, Anand Mahindra, KM Birla, Shobana Kamineni, will also be addressing various sessions.

(With PTI inputs)