Invest in Kerala, says CM Vijayan to Telangana’s top industrialists


: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday invited what he called responsible Telangana industries to invest in the southern state by providing them with the most literate workforce in the country.

The Chief Minister interacted with prominent industry leaders from Telangana, members of CII, CREDAI, representatives of IT, pharmacy and other industries to discuss investment opportunities in the Kerala at a function held here.

Speaking to investors, Vijayan said his government had developed a new approach for “resilient and sustainable industrial development” and that it was based on the principles of the “5Rs framework for sustainability (zero waste)” by focusing on responsible industries and investments, reducing regulatory compliance. Burden, robust industrial infrastructure, renewed logistics ecosystem and resilient push sector.

“Kerala is an exciting and dynamic phase in its economic development. Our aspiration is to become the leader in attracting investors to the state in industries that meet the overarching goals of environmental sustainability. We will achieve this goal with determination and focus, ”he said. noted.

Vijayan said his government promised the people of the state that it will make Kerala a destination for responsible investment and responsible industries.

“In keeping with this promise, the state government has been very proactive in taking many initiatives to energize and stimulate the state’s industrial and business environment,” he said.

Vijayan said his government has put in place many policy reforms to facilitate responsible investment and accelerate industrial growth.

Highlighting Kerala’s achievements in various segments to become a better place for investments, he said the state was ranked fifth in the good governance index released by the central government.

“It has made huge improvements in several areas, including the ease of doing business and industrial growth, and is now ranked number one among southern states,” he said.

Noting that Kerala has been the country’s leader on the social development front, Vijayan said he is a leader in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals relating to health, education and gender equality. .

“Kerala has maintained its position as the top performing large state in terms of overall performance, according to the latest NITI Aayog Health Index 2019-2020 for several consecutive years. They reflect the policies the state has adopted in the area of ​​health. – related sectors and governance in general, “he said, attracting companies from Telangana.

He said the state is looking for strategic partnerships. “We can assure you that the state’s facilities are comparable to the best in the country.” The state is endowed with strengths superior to those found in other parts of the country, he said.

“When it comes to natural resources, we are fortunate to have plenty of water, a clean and hygienic environment. We can offer you the most literate workforce in the country, comparable even to many regions. developed countries, “said the chief minister.

Vijayan said Kerala was the first state in the country to pass one-stop omnibus legislation.

“This has dramatically helped facilitate a smooth setup experience for investors, both potential and existing,” he said.

He welcomed Telangana investors to become a partner in the state’s genuine and sincere quest to achieve inclusive socio-economic development.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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