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    “Uttarakhand: Land of opportunities”: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat

    Published on September 22, 2019

    Mumbai : Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat pitched for investment in the Devbhoomi saying it is a land of many opportunities at the India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019. He pointed towards the clean environment and better connectivity to make Uttarakhand an investment destination. Comparing with Jharkhand and Chhatisgarh, which were created in 2000 at the same time of Uttarakhand, Rawat claimed that his state has done better compared to the rest of two.

     

    TAKEAWAYS OF THE SESSION:

    # Uttarakhand’s per capita income is Rs 1,98,000. It has 13 park and sanctuaries and the state is number one destination for the tigers. It is also a house to 12000 types of medicinal plants. It also has a installed capacity to generate 25,000 MW power.

    # All weather roads as well as railway and air connectivity makes Uttarakhand accessible.

    # As the state has emerged as a destination for yoga and spirituality the state government is going to organise a wellness summit in next April.

    # In last year, more than 200 films were shot in Uttarakhand which bagged the best film friendly award.

     

    QUOTES:

    “Uttarakhand is full of natural resources and the people there are honest and hard working.”

     

    “The automobile and pharmaceutical industries are rapidly growing in Uttarakhand.”

     

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