MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Make in India Centre at Mumbai’s MMRDA Grounds in Bandra.
He cut the ceremonial ribbon in the presence of Finland Prime Minister Juha Petri Sipilä and Sweden Prime Minister Kjell Löfven along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other high profile dignitaries.
The Make in India Centre is focus location of the Make in India Week. Spread over an area of 2.2 lakh square meters and 27 halls; it is holding national and international exhibitions.
Along with 17 state exhibitions, the Centre is holding exhibitions from Sweden, Germany and South Korea.
Later in the evening, Prime Minister Modi will officially inaugurate the 'Make in India' Week at NSCI, Worli where he will address a gathering of more than 800 delegates comprising senior leaders and captains of industry from both India and abroad.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is expected to sign some important MoUs with at least three major companies in the presence of Prime Minister Modi this afternoon.
Make in India Week is the flagship event to provide greater momentum to the Make in India initiative, and to promote India as a preferred manufacturing destination globally.
Government delegations from 49 countries and business delegations from 68 countries are slated to attend the event. The Prime Minister is also expected to hold bilateral meetings with senior foreign leaders.