Sarbananda Sonowal addressing a gathering of IT giants, industrialists and potential investors in Bengaluru

Aiming to attract IT giants, industrialists and potential investors for the Assam Global Investors Summit 2018, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonawal on Tuesday conducted a road show in Bengaluru and held series of meetings with heads of many IT companies.

This will be the first investors meet to be held in Guwahati.

The Assam Government has recently approved seven sectorial policies and procurement policies in IT, BT, start-ups and Tourism to attract investors.

The summit will cast the spotlight on the state’s readiness to become an ideal destination for investments capable of catering to the whole of India.

Sonawal, while addressing media in Bengaluru said, “With Prime Minister Narendra Modi considering the northeastern region as the new growth engine, Assam is all set to place a positive proposal before its potential investors to invest in the State ensuring that the Government would provide all possible support to them to develop their businesses.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the two-day ‘Advantage Assam – Global Investors Summit’ on February 2 in Guwahati.

The Bengaluru leg of the roadshow is a part of a sequel of activities that the State Government has been taking to send across the message of business and investment friendly initiatives of the Government of Assam prior to the Global Investors’ Summit and ensure maximum response for the event.

As a part of the roadshow, Chief Minister Sonowal in a move to woo investors, presented the business landscape of the State especially ‘ease of doing business’, ‘single window clearance system’, ‘skilled work force’ and state’s verdant natural resources before a galaxy of as many as 300 business leaders.

Making a strong pitch for investment in Assam, Chief Minister Sonowal said, “Assam is fully geared up in its transformation as the new growth engine for making a New India”.

He further added as part of its development initiatives. Assam Government is putting great emphasis to revive the growth and investment cycle.

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