Kerala is most investor-friendly state: CM

Pinarayi Vijayan | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated that Kerala is one of the most investor-friendly states. He assured that the state will continue to be so. The CM made the statement while responding to the tweet of RPG Enterprises chairman Harsh Goenka.

The LDF Government ensures that sustainable and innovative industries thrive here, added the CM.

The Chief Minister’s response to Goenka came when the state government has been facing criticism over Kitex row.

“Thank you @hvgoenka for allaying the apprehensions over Kerala's EoDB. Your honesty is much appreciated. Kerala has been one of the most investor friendly States in India and will continue to be so. The LDF Govt. ensures that sustainable and innovative industries thrive here,” tweeted Pinarayi Vijayan.

Earlier, Kitex group raised a sharp criticism against the LDF government over conducting inspections at the units. Kitex group MD Sabu Jacob also alleged that the government has been taking a stance to destroy the industries.

He complained that the government served notice to him alleging violation of rules which are not applicable to his firm.

Kitex group also alleged that the government is trying to destruct the firm which ensures employment opportunities for over 10,000 people. It is alleged that various departments conducted over 11 inspections at Kitex units within a month.

Irked with this, the group scrapped the Rs 3500 cr project for which they had signed an MoU with the state government.

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