Pinarayi highlights Kerala’s new industrial policy, 'Meet the Investor' programme


Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan / File photo: ANI

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Tuesday elaborated on the various development projects and policy interventions initiated under his regime.

CM highlighted the state’s ‘Responsible Investment- Responsible Industry’ policy. The industrial sector in Kerala is progressing and Kerala is the first state in the country to push such a distinctive policy, he said.

'Meet the Investor' programme attracted investment pitches worth Rs 7,000 crores. Apart from this, the Nesto group has announced Rs 700 cr worth projects in Kerala. The government has handed over 2.17 lakh sqft building to Tata Elixa for its project worth Rs 75 crore. TCS has signed an MoU with the government and has assured that an investment project of Rs 1,200 crore will be launched in Kakkanad which will create jobs for 20,000 individuals, CM claimed. He also said that 70 per cent of the land acquisition process of the Kochi-Bengaluru industrial corridor is completed.

Pinarayi highlighted various reports and findings to substantiate that the state has a favourable industrial sector.

Meanwhile, he pointed out that Kerala can imbibe the best models from other states and even from other countries. He sought the support of everyone for the initiatives and to avoid 'destructive attitudes'.

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