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Global Investors' Summit to discuss ways to harness investment potential of Madhya Pradesh

Two-day event to be inaugurated virtually by PM Modi on Jan 11


The seventh edition of 'Invest Madhya Pradesh - Global Investors Summit' will commence on January 11 at Indore on the theme 'Madhya Pradesh – The future ready state'.

Over 5,000 industrialists, representatives of various industry associations, more than 500 international delegates from 80+ countries and representatives from all G20 countries will participate in the event apart from central and state ministers and officials, a government note said.

The summit, touted to be ‘carbon neutral’ and ‘zero waste’ will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The GIS this time holds extra significance as it is being organized when India has taken over presidency of G20 and the state is looking forward to a proactive participation from the investors, the note added.

Mohamed Irfaan Ali, the president of Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, president of the Republic of Suriname, Piyush Goyal, union minister of commerce, industry and textiles will be present at the inaugural session along with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and industries and investment promotion minister Rajvardhan Singh Dattigaon.

Representatives of leading industrial houses like Aditya Birla, Tata, Bajaj, Piramal, Godrej, Lulu Group, Dalmia Bharat, JK Tyres, Reliance, Adani, JSW will be on the dais.

The main objective of this two-day event is to showcase the industrial ecosystem of the state, promote state policies, consultation with industrial organizations to formulate industry-friendly policies, collaboration opportunities, promote export potential, buyer-seller meets and vendor development.

The event will be a platform where global leaders, industrialists and experts come together to share their narratives on emerging markets and trends and ways to harness investment potential of Madhya Pradesh, the note said.

The summit will include thematic and sectoral sessions, one-to-one meetings with the chief minister, industry minister and other state government officials, exhibition and cultural zone. The sessions will be on different sectors such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices and healthcare, IT and electronics system design and manufacturing, automobiles and auto components, textiles and garments, agriculture, food and dairy processing, logistics and warehousing, natural gas and petrochemicals, tourism, renewable energy, urban infrastructure and mobility, fostering exports from MP, social infrastructure financing, access Madhya Pradesh, international business opportunities, I2U2 (India, Israel, USA and UAE), MP's contribution to 5 trillion economy, aerospace and defence, production linked incentives (PLI)-boosting manufacturing in India and role of MP, education and skill development and MP startup ecosystem.

Business to Business meetings have been organized to provide a platform to industries for collaboration, business-related partnerships, product exchange, different services and related information. Through government to business (G2B) meetings, private sector industries will be able to discuss various opportunities and collaborations with the government.

Buyer Seller Meet and Vendor Development Program is being organized to help the MSMEs of the state to reach the global market and to promote exports from the state. This mainly includes buyers from the USA, Canada, England, Japan, Israel, Netherlands, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Bangladesh and African countries. More than 1500 exporters of the State from different sectors such as pharmaceutical, textile, engineering, agri and IT services have confirmed their participation.

During the two-day summit, 20 different sector-specific sessions will be organized with industry captains and industrialists from different fields and senior officials of the central and state ministries concerned shall be brainstorming in these sessions.

More than 100 industries will display their products related to various sectors such as Pharma, IT, Automobiles, Textiles, Garments, Chemicals, Cement, Food processing etc., in the exhibition while a dedicated Madhya Pradesh pavilion will showcase the industrial infrastructure, existing and upcoming industrial parks, major investment projects, flagship government schemes which are planned and are under implementation in the state.

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