Mumbai, February 21: Magnetic Maharashtra Convergence day 3 was another important day as around Rs 12 lakh Crores of investments was drawn by signing 4,106 MoUs. On wrapping session of Magnetic Maharashtra Summit, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stressed that “Magnetic Maharashtra’s investments in key projects across sectors will bring total transformation to backward regions.”
Around Rs 12.1 lakh Crores was invested by private industry and Rs 3.9 lakh Crores came from proposals signed between the central and state governments.
CM Fadnavis addressed UK-India CEO Roundtable discussion where he discussed and answered various questions by UK CEOs and proposed to appoint a nodal officer to assist them in every sector. Further CM also briefed them on skilled manpower and industry-friendly initiatives of the government of Maharashtra.
Addressing the CEOs CM said that Mumbai is financial services capital.We have announced #Fintech policy.This will add into our GDP,create more employment.We have planned the future systematically. All infrastructural projects are on right track and maintaining our timelines.
On Sunday where Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Navi Mumbai International Airport, CM Fadnavis informed that first flight from Navi Mumbai International Airport to takeoff by Dec 2019.
Appealing to the investors, CM Fadnavis said that we need more Star Hotels and we are on it. Our focus is on expanding tourism potential. We are here always for you. Maharashtra is the destination which fulfils all your expectations.
One of the MoU which was signed between J. K. Investors Ltd & government of Maharashtra worth Rs 50 Crores caters school project and Rs 375 Crores for a sports complex at Nandgaon Peth, Amravati.
Another MoU includes Reliance Industries Ltd.’s plan to develop an integrated industrial area with an investment of Rs 60,000 Crores and Indian Railway’s MoU to invest Rs.600 Crores to set up a facility to manufacture metro coaches in Latur.
CM Fadnavis said that Metro coach factory at Latur will change the entire scenario and create huge development and employment opportunities in Marathwada!
On the 3rd day of Summit, CM Fadnavis launched the initiative called ‘Sahabhag’ and encouraged everyone to participate for a social cause.
Further CM Fadnavis also announced setting up of Maharashtra Defence and Aerospace Fund (MDAF) of Rs 1000 Crores through MIDC India.