GG News Bureau
New Delhi, 25th Nov. Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday addressed the annual session of the Indian Chamber of Commerce virtually. During this, he urged industries to invest in the Northeast. He said that the Modi government has created a conducive environment for the industrial growth of the Northeast region.
Shah said that peace has been restored in the Northeast region in the last seven years, militancy has come to an end and there is political stability in the region.
He added that massive development work has been going on in the Northeast, infrastructure has been improved a lot, road, rail and air connectivity has also been improved.
Amit Shah asserted that by 2024, the Modi government will connect capitals of all the eight states by air, seven of the eight state capitals will be connected through rail, and a network of roads is operational.
“Time has come to invest in the Northeast, empower the Northeast, give a boost to the Northeast and bring the Northeast into the nation’s development trajectory,” Shah said.
Home Minister Shah said that making investment is a big issue for any businessman but the Modi government has created an environment for investment in the Northeast with proper infrastructure.
He further assured the industries that all the state governments will cooperate with them if they come to invest in the region. Shah said that there are several opportunities in sectors like tourism, Information Technology, agriculture and organic food, which the industries can explore in the Northeast.
Shah said that PM Modi’s vision of making India a USD 5 trillion economy and global power house by 2024-25 will be successful only when the entire eastern region is developed at par with the rest of the country.