Source: News Bharati English03 Mar 2017 13:20:52
Mumbai, March 3: In order to facilitate and explore the investment possibilities in infrastructure projects in Maharashtra a joint force task would be set up, was decided during an Authority Representatives meet on Thursday. The representatives from Abu Dhabi are keen in investing in the State.
While speaking on the occasion, Fadnavis said to boost investment, his government has made changes in the industrial policy and taken steps to improve ease of doing business. In the last six months, Maharashtra has received 50 per cent of the investment coming in the country. Maharashtra is the most favored destination for investment and it provides good opportunities to Abu Dhabi to park its money, the CM said. Hamad Shahwan Al Dhaheri, Executive Director, private equities, Mohamed Al Qamzi, Executive Director, internal equities, Khadem Al Rumaithi & AdityaBhargava were a part of the delegation.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with Abu Dhabi officials recommended to set up a joint task force to boost the investment possibilities in infrastructure projects of Maharashtra. The meeting discussed prospects of investment in the State. "The Chief Minister directed that a joint task force be set up to explore investment possibilities in mega projects like Maharashtra Samruddhi Corridor, metro, Navi Mumbai airport and Smart City," an official from his office said.
He also said that the Authority is interested in investing in infrastructure and other projects. The visiting Abu Dhabi officials sought details of investment projects in the State. "The State Government officials made a presentation on Nagpur-Mumbai knowledge corridor, metro, Navi Mumbai airport and Smart City project. They explained efforts being taken by the State Government for attracting investments in these projects," he said.