The state government is taking all steps to ensure that the ‘Make in India’ event turns out to be the most beneficial for Maharashtra. With a view to turn it into a ‘Make in Maharashtra’ event, the government machinery is working towards showcasing their industrial potential at the event.
The state government has a target of Rs 2 lakh crore investment at the end of the event and has lined up several MoUs to be signed.
To push its case as one of the best options for industrial investments in the country, the state will be announcing seven major policies in order to attract more companies. All the policies are aimed at making it easy for interested parties to invest in the state. Some of the policies that the state will be announcing include retail policy, electronic policy, start-up policy. There will also be some policies aimed at macro, small and medium sized companies.
While the theme of the event is to showcase the potential of design, innovation and sustainability across India’s manufacturing sectors in the forthcoming decade and renew pride in India’s manufacturing, taking corporate and public participation to the next level, the state government will be pushing its case during the 6-day long extravaganza. The first-of-its-kind event in the country is being hosted at the MMRDA grounds from February 13-18. The event is being planned on the lines of Hannover Messe and all efforts are being made to confirm the participation of big names in the summit.
“The government is keen to send a message to the investors that Maharashtra is the best option for any company. We will be putting our best foot forward,” said a senior official from the industries department.