• Mon. Jun 17th, 2024

Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma holds interaction with leading industrialists of Assam

Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that for strengthening industrial landscape of the state, Government of Assam has been taking several steps for facilitating ease of doing business and industrial development of the state.

Meeting the leading industrialists at a programme held at a city hotel on Thursday, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma said that industrialization in the state are always dependent on land policy, change of forest land, availability of energy sources, feasibility of business and commerce etc. He said that State government is preparing a road map by addressing all adversaries for presenting an enabling environment for industrial development in the state. He also said that besides continuous reformation of land policy, a well laid out reform in the power sector and its resultant revenue growth have generated a positive atmosphere in industry sector of the state. As a result, power can be made available to all the industrial units in the state. He also said that Externally Aided Projects from Asian Development Bank have led to revamping of distribution of power. Government of India also sanctioned Rs. 6000 crore projects for different power projects in the state.

            Moreover, on facilitation of land allotment for industrialization, land acquisition, rate fixation and compensation etc, DCs have been authorised to take decisions. On giving land from the land bank on lease to the prospective industrialists, the Industry Department can provide NoC without even going to Revenue Department and respective DCs. On conversion of land and setting up of CNG projects, Circle Officer and DC will have absolute power. He also said that for industrialization in the state an ‘E.O.D.B’ (Ease of Doing Business) portal will be created in the state.

OIL, NRL, Assam Gas Company, BCPL, Shalimar, Dalmia Cement and host of other industrial units were present at the interactive programme.

            Industries and Commerce Minister Bimal Bora, Power, Mines and Minerals Minister Nandita Gorlosa, Adviser to the Government of Assam Education Dr. Nani Gopal Mahanta, senior officers of the government of Assam, leading industrialists were present at the programme.

By NE India Broadcast

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