Published On:02 October 2011
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

'Madhya Pradesh moving towards category of industrially developed states'

By Pervez Bari

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh, the central state of India, is moving ahead on the path of becoming a developed state and as such concrete initiative should be undertaken to remove hurdles coming in the way of development of industries.

The above view was expressed by Madhya Pradesh’s Principal Secretary Commerce, Industries and Employment Prasanna Kumar Dash. He was speaking at a seminar on “Industrial development and possibilities” which was organised here by the District Trade and Industry Centre.

Mr. Dash said that apart from food processing, mineral processing, pharmaceuticals and engineering industries, there are also strong possibilities in business sector in Bhopal.

The Principal Secretary also threw light on possibilities of engineering, power and pharmaceutical clusters. Mr. Dash lauded the initiative of organising this seminar with the objective of informing industrialists about the facilities being provided by Madhya Pradesh government to industrialists in its industrial policy. He said that such efforts should also be undertaken by industrial and commercial establishments.

President of Madhya Pradesh Laghu Udyog Sangh Dr. Radhasharan Goswami said that credit flow of industries in Bhopal district had registered higher growth in comparison to 2003-04. Govindpura Industries Association Vice-President Mr. Mukesh Sachdeva recalled the development works undertaken in Govindpura Industrial Area. He also gave information about establishment of new industrial areas near Bhopal.

The seminar was informed that proposals regarding establishment of new industrial areas have been sent to the government from time to time keeping possibilities of Bhopal's industrialisation in view. Bhopal district is becoming an education hub. Information technology is fast expanding in the state. Bhopal is an ideal place for setting up IT industries. New places have been identified in Bhopal district for establishment of industrial areas. District Industries Centre General Manager Mr. Mohan Chaturvedi informed about industrial possibilities and development.

Those present on the occasion included BHEL's former Executive Director N. N. Daga, Assistant Manager of Reserve Bank of India, Assistant General Manager of Bank of India, Manager of Railway Coach Factory, Joint Director of Directorate of Industries R. C. Kuriel, Joint Director C. S. Dhurve, Deputy Director S. S. K. Naidu, Manager Vinay Tiwari, Managing Director of Madhya Pradesh Audyogik Vikas Nigam, industrialists of Govindpura Industrial Area, interested entrepreneurs and officers of Industry Department and District Industries Centre.

[Pervez Bari is a Journalist based at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He can be contacted at pervezbari@eth.net]

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