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UP set to showcase 'pro-industry' efforts

Uttar Pradesh would be showcasing its policy initiatives for attracting investment in the state at an investment conclave 'Invest North' slated to be organised by CII at Gurgaon Nov 3, an official said.

Briefing reporters about the objectives of this crucial meet, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) Anil K. Gupta said: "It is an effort to disseminate information on industry-friendly provisions of the new Infrastructure & Industrial Investment Policy 2012 along with larger endeavour of the state government to create a congenial environment for investors."

The state wants "to send a strong message to investors on planned development of concept growth execution strategy of government in existing areas of interest and emerging opportunities", he said.

The conclave is being organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for showcasing investment opportunities available in eight northern states.

Apart from Uttar Pradesh, the participating states include Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan besides the union territory of Chandigarh.

Chairman of CII and vice-president of Tata Motors, Alok Saxena said: "Northern states are keen to seek fresh investments and forge new partnerships that would further leverage their growth potential. 'Invest North' is an effort to create platform for northern states to strengthen business and industry."