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Corporates hint at big ticket investment in Assam

Top industrial leaders and bankers are evincing keen interest for big ticket investment in Assam. The assurance came up[ on Tuesday as they were participating at an investment advisory summit in Guwahati.


These corporate leaders will explore opportunities for business in agriculture, tourism and rural infrastructure and setting up of power plants and IT sector. Talking to journalists, Ratan Tata, said the potentials in Assam are enormous. He said it after laying the foundation stone of a Rs. 250-crore five-star Taj Hotel in the city.


Chaired by Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, the Assam Investment Advisory Board meet began in the city aiming at evaluating and approving an investment strategy, facilitating investment and creating a framework for monitoring progress on agreed objectives. The summit was attended by B. M. Khaitan, Chairman Eveready Industries, Rakesh Mittal, Vice Chairman of the Bharti Group, V.N. Dhoot, Chairman of Videocon Group, Naina Lal Kidwai, CEO of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation India, O.P. Bhatt, Chairman, State Bank of India.

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RAJAT GARODIA's picture

This is an embarked step taken by govt of Assam towards attracting inflow of funds for investment oppurtunities here.
Hemanta Gogoi's picture

Good news. Does it mean that some of young people may stay back in state in stead running to other places in search of jobs?

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