The two-day “Momentum Jharkhand” summit would begin from tomorrow that is on February 16 2017, in Ranchi. Ranchi is all set to host the domestic and overseas investors and to establish Jharkhand as a premier investment destination for both Indian and foreign investors. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would be the Chief Guest for the occasion, cricketer and former Indian captain M.S. Dhoni is choose to be the brand ambassador of Momentum Jharkhand – Global Investor Summit 2017.
The occasion would also be attained by business tycoons Ratan Tata, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Gautam Adani and many more.
Jharkhand Industry Secretary Sunil kumar Burnwal said in a press conference that “This is first such initiative since the creation of Jharkhand” and it is being conceptualized and executed. About 4,500 investors are expected to come for Momentum Jharkhand.
The objective of the global investor summit was aimed at attracting investors to the state for the first time. Earlier investors would come to the state on the strength of its mineral resources but could not take off due to political instability. The Chief Minister of Jharkhand Raghubar Das said investors would come only when there are good policies, good economy and political stability and in the past two years development had taken place. Jharkhand finished fourth in the country in growth and the state could be a central power of commerce in the country.
For the last one year, the government has made road shows within the country and abroad as part of this endeavor. 15 new policies were made to attract investors and the textile policy is considered as the best policy and claimed to be liked by many investors.
A galaxy of central ministers would grace the occasion. They include, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Urban Development and Housing Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Power & Coal Minister Piyush Goyal, Textile Minister Smiriti Irani, Minister of State and Farmers Welfare S S Ahluwalia and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha.
Other key participants would be policy makers, heads of foreign missions / embassies in India, CEOs of Indian and Multinational companies, industries representatives, chambers of commerce, industry associations, budding entrepreneurs, academicians and thinkers.