YES BANK partnered CII for CII Himachal Pradesh State Annual Session 2017 – 18
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Jai Ram Thakur unveiled report titled ‘Himachal Pradesh: Industry Beyond 2020 - The Road Ahead’
Shimla, March 9, 2018: YES BANK was the ‘Principal Sponsor’ for CII Himachal Pradesh State Annual Session 2017 – 18 organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Shimla. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Shri Jai Ram Thakur released the YES BANK-CII joint report titled ‘Himachal Pradesh: Industry Beyond 2020 - The Road Ahead’, in the presence of Shri Bikram Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Industries, Government of Himachal Pradesh and Shri Vineet Chawdhry, Chief Secretary, Government of Himachal Pradesh during the event.
The report highlights the business and economic landscape of Himachal Pradesh; it outlines the opportunities in focus sectors and key initiatives undertaken by the Government to ensure sustained socioeconomic development of the State. The report also identifies the challenges faced by key industries and provides recommendations on catalyzing investments in Himachal Pradesh.
L-R: Nikhil Sahni, Group President - Government Banking and National Head – Branch Banking; Shri R. D. Dhiman, Principal Secretary, Personnel, MPP & Power, NCES, Cooperation and Industries, Government of Himachal Pradesh; Shri Vineet Chawdhry, Chief Secretary, Government of Himachal Pradesh; Shri Sachit Jain, Deputy Chairman, CII Northern Region; Shri Jai Ram Thakur, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh; Shri Bikram Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Industries, Government of Himachal Pradesh; Shri Rajesh Saboo, Chairman – CII Himachal Pradesh State Council and Director – Phoenix Udyog Pvt. Ltd.; and Shri Babu Khan, Senior Director & Head – Northern Region, CII
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK said "Himachal Pradesh is widely regarded as an emerging industrial powerhouse. With robust support infrastructure, strategic location and progressive policy measures, the State is emerging as the leading destination for industrial activity. In order to actualize the true potential of the State, further concerted actions to enhance the ease of doing business and continuous monitoring framework will be required. I am confident that the YES BANK – CII Knowledge Report will be a great value-addition for all stakeholders and promote meaningful dialogue towards positioning Himachal Pradesh as the most preferred investment destinations in India.”
CII Himachal Pradesh State Annual Session is the flagship annual event of CII Himachal Pradesh and brings together Government and though leaders from the industry to deliberate on issues pertinent to the holistic growth and development of the State. The Annual Session 2017-18, themed ‘Industry Beyond 2020 – Enablers for Reviving Investments’, is set against the backdrop of Central Incentive Package which are going to expire over the next few years. The session provides a platform for stakeholders to discuss on strengthening the instruments of Ease of Doing Business and investment in development of world-class infrastructure for sustaining existing industry as well as for attracting fresh investments.
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