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  • Punjab government committed to extend every possible help to the industrialists

    Published on December 6, 2018

    Amritsar : Punjab Food Processing Minister O.P Soni asked industrialists to play an important role in Punjab’s development. The minister made the statement at the inaugural of the 13th edition of PITEX 2018 organised the PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, here today.

    The PITEX 2018 signature event is organised by the PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, held in holy city Amritsar every year which helps open up new avenues of networking and scaling up of business in Punjab.

    The state government is committed to extend every possible help to the industrialists claimed Soni in his inaugural address to industrialists of various countries participating in the expo. Strength of a state depends upon the growth of its industrial sector. A flourishing industrial sector helps strength the socio-economic sectors of a state besides proving numerous job avenues to the unemployed youth, he said.

    To facilitate and boost the industry in Punjab, Capt. Amarinder Singh led Punjab government has implemented an industrialist friendly policy offering a wide range o facilities, he claimed.

    Presiding over the function, Gurjit Singh Aujla, MP, Amritsar, said that union government has ignored Punjab by not providing special industrial packaging thus derailing the state especially its bordering districts in terms of industrial development. Aujla claimed to have raised the issue special package to Punjab in the Lok Sabha.

    Vini Mahajan, ACS, Punjab, said ruled out economic development without the cooperation of industrialists. She claimed that directions have been issued to the officials of the Punjab Industries Department to hold more and more meetings with the industrialists and young entrepreneurs to hear their grievances and suggestion and find out the remedies so that the industry could be promoted in a well planned way.

    Rajeev Talwar, president of  PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, announced all cooperation to the projects to be undertaken for industrial development by the Punjab government. The Chamber has always played an important role in the industrial development and has always acted as a bridge between the government and industrialists.

    Those present on the occasion include District Deputy Commissioner Kamldeep Singh Sangha, Dr. Ranjit Mehta, Principal Director, PHD Chamber of Commerce, D.K Aggarwal, senior vice president, Sanjay Aggarwal , vice president, R.S Sachdeva, chairman of the Punjab chapter of the Chamber, Karan Gilhotra, Co-Chairman, and many others.