Constituent policy

Himanta urges investors to take advantage of customizable industrial policy and invest in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has urged leading industrialists and financiers in Mumbai to invest in various sectors of the state and assured them of the government’s full cooperation in this regard.

He held separate meetings with industry leaders at a roundtable hosted by FICCI as well as the Tata Group and SRCC Children’s Hospital, among others, concluding his three-day visit to the city on Friday. financial capital of the country.

“As part of our initiatives to attract private investment to the state, we participated in a @ficci_india roundtable in Mumbai today which was attended by several leading industrialists in the country,” Sarma tweeted after a interaction Thursday.

“They urged them to take advantage of customizable industrial policy and invest in Assam,” he added.

Earlier on Thursday, Sarma interacted with Tata Group Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran and other senior officials from Tata Sons, Tata Consumers, TCS, Tata Technologies, Indian Hotel and Tata Motors at Bombay House, Mumbai, a statement said. official here.

The Chief Minister urged the Tata Group to come forward for investment in Assam, particularly in the health, education, green and renewable energy, tourism and hospitality sectors.

He assured that the state government will provide all necessary support including some policy changes and capital grants to make the state a preferred investment destination of the country.

Sarma also held a meeting with Vice Chairman of Tata Trusts Vijay Singh, CEO Srinath Narasimhan and the Board of Trustees and reviewed the construction progress of the State Cancer Institutes under the Assam Cancer Care Foundation.

Out of 17 cancer institutes, seven should be inaugurated in April 2022.

The government of Assam and Tata Trust are collaborating to set up cancer care units in the state, with the foundation for the project being laid in June 2018.

Tata Trusts had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Assam during the Advantage Assam – Global Investment Summit 2018, held in February of the same year, giving formal shape to the project.

At the meeting, Sarma urged Tata Trusts to engage a team to study the basic requirements for establishing a proposed South Asian Cancer Institute in Assam.

The Chief Minister also met with Subramanian Ramadorai, former Vice Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services and Chairman of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Guwahati.

He discussed several issues with Ramadorai related to TCS, TISS, IIIT-G, etc. to bring more excellence in the education sector of Assam by embracing new ideas and technologies.

Sarma also held a discussion with the Director of SRCC Children’s Hospital, Rupesh R Choubey, regarding strengthening child care facilities in Assam.

He invited the hospital to work together in running the new super specialty hospital in Guwahati, especially in the area of ​​pediatric neurology and pediatric cardiac surgery.

The Chief Minister has directed the MD, National Health Mission, Assam to draft a Memorandum of Understanding in this regard.

Sarma met with Anita Rajan, CEO of Tata STRIVE, a skills development initiative of Tata Trusts at Taj Chambers, Mumbai.

He sought the cooperation of Tata STRIVE for Project Arohan, a four-year Assam government mentorship program for deserving students.

Along with some other suggestions, Sarma urged the CEO to add the soft skills development component for students of the Arohan project.

He also held a meeting with Dr. Shalini Bharat, Director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) at the same venue and discussed several issues relating to strengthening the infrastructure and academic activities of TISS, Guwahati Campus .

The Chief Minister also held a virtual meeting with Dr. Milind V Kirtane, a renowned ENT specialist, regarding the strengthening of ENT treatment facilities in Assam.

He urged Dr Kirtane to launch a training program from April this year to develop a team of specialists in Assam, the statement added.

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