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The Punjab Government will soon notify a new industrial promotion policy, said Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Published: 10th January 2013 11:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th January 2013 11:46 AM   |  A+A-

The Punjab Government will soon notify a new industrial promotion policy, said Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

In an informal meeting with the NRIs at the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in Kochi, Badal spoke of investment opportunities in Punjab.

“Punjab is the future land of opportunities for investment and growth. The government will soon notify a new industrial promotion policy. The policy has been drafted after consultation with top industrialists in the country,” he said.

Badal told the NRIs about the upcoming Medi-city and Edu-city in new Chandigarh along with a textile hub in Malwa. The Punjab Government has already acquired land near Mohali International Airport for IT City and a couple of top IT companies, including hardware companies, are trying to set up their units thereIn an informal meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday, Badal requested to take up with Pakistan the issue of upgradation of infrastructure facilities on the Pakistan side as exporters and importers were facing bottlenecks.

Badal also held discussions with Mauritius President Rajkeswur Purryag, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Union Ministers Kamal Nath, Vayalar Ravi, Shashi Tharoor, E Ahammed and Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia.



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