Industrialists show interest to investment in MP

BHOPAL, Apr 18: Ahead of the investors summit at Indore scheduled in October this year, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held consultations with select industrialists, who held out assurances to invest in industrial sector in Madhya Pradesh.
Representatives of industrial groups such as Ambuja Cement, Future group, MBG and Plastic Association met Mr Chouhan in Mumbai yesterday.
The industrialists were impressed with the investment-friendly atmosphere and liberal packages like land, electricity, water and tax holiday provided by the state government, official sources said.
Mr Chouhan gave detailed information about state’s new industrial policy and fast-growing industrial infrastructure, availability of trained manpower, besides the prevailing atmosphere conducive for investment. Special attention will also be paid to industries’ social  responsibilities.
Future Group held discussions over a project pertaining to taking fruits, vegetables and garlic from the farmers and exporting the same, agricultural reforms and increase in productivity.
Ambuja Group, setting up a cement plant in Mandsaur district, plans another plant in Satna district, while MBG has proposed to set up a cement plant in Katni district. The Plastic Association evinced keen interest in establishing Plastic Parks in Raisen and Indore districts.
Prominent industrialists who met the Chief Minister included All-India Plastic Association Vice President Anurag Ojha, Vivek Dhoome of Future Group, Rishi Agrawal of MBG Cement and Ambuja Group managing director Onevendar  Vij.