Certain that UP will contribute 1-trillion to India's USD 5-trillion economy ambition: Amit Shah

He assured investors that "along with the state government, the Centre is also committed to the development of Uttar Pradesh".

Published: 28th July 2019 03:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2019 03:10 PM   |  A+A-

Home Minister Amit Shah with Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow. (Photo| PTI)

By PTI

LUCKNOW: The path to achieving the country's target of being a USD 5-trillion economy passes through Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday, expressing confidence that the state will contribute to it by becoming a USD 1-trillion economy.

Speaking as the chief guest at the second groundbreaking ceremony of projects worth Rs 65,000 crore, Shah said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set the target for the country to be among the top three economies in the world in the next five years.

"This is the thinking behind the USD 5-trillion economy target," he said.

Top business leaders are taking part in the Uttar Pradesh government's function that aims to attract investments in the state.

"The path to becoming a USD 5-trillion economy passes through Uttar Pradesh and I am sure that the state will contribute to it by becoming a USD 1-trillion economy," Shah said.

He assured investors that "along with the state government, the Centre is also committed to the development of Uttar Pradesh".

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp