Uttarakhand Global Investors Summit 2023: Unveiling the Path to Prosperity

In a momentous event that blends divinity with development, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 'Uttarakhand Global Investors Summit 2023' at the Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. The summit, held on 8th and 9th December 2023, not only marked the convergence of industry leaders but also symbolized a renewed commitment to the holistic development of the enchanting state of Uttarakhand. Under the theme 'Peace to Prosperity,' the summit aims to catalyze progress across crucial sectors such as tourism, health, education, agriculture, connectivity, and infrastructure.

The inauguration saw the launch of the book 'Sashakt Uttarakhand' and the brand 'House of Himalayas,' adding layers of significance to the transformative narrative. As the Prime Minister took a walkthrough of the exhibition and unveiled the Ground Breaking Wall, the event became a melting pot of visionary ideas, strategic partnerships, and a shared commitment to propel Uttarakhand into a new era of growth.

Setting the Stage for Investment:

Industry leaders echoed their optimism about Uttarakhand becoming a beacon for private sector investment. Shri Pranav Adani, Director of Adani Group, praised the state's growth-friendly approach, citing factors such as single-point clearances, competitive land prices, and a stable law and order environment. Similar sentiments were expressed by Shri Sajjan Jindal of JSW, who highlighted the government's emphasis on connectivity and the company's plans to invest around Rs 15,000 crores in Uttarakhand.

Shri Baba Ramdev, the founder of Patanjali, lauded the Prime Minister's vision for a 5 trillion dollar economy and pledged future investments exceeding Rs 10,000 crores. The commitment extended to creating more than 10,000 jobs, emphasizing the role of the corporate sector in fostering economic growth and employment opportunities.

Transformative Initiatives:

The Prime Minister, in his address, emphasized the power of the middle-class society in Uttarakhand, creating a substantial market for potential investors. He celebrated the success of the 'House of Himalayas' brand, aligning with the 'Vocal for Local and Local for Global' initiative. The summit unveiled a grand vision for the creation of two crore Lakhpati Didis, underscoring the commitment to uplift rural communities.

PM Modi, in his characteristic style, conducted a SWOT analysis on India, revealing an abundance of aspirations, hope, self-confidence, innovation, and opportunities. He urged investors to participate in the movement 'Wed in India,' envisioning the state as a global wedding destination. The Prime Minister also highlighted the untapped potential of Uttarakhand, urging investors to explore opportunities in tourism, health, education, agriculture, connectivity, and infrastructure sectors.

Global Recognition and Future Aspirations:

Industry leaders acknowledged the positive changes in the global outlook towards India, attributing it to purposeful policy initiatives. Shri Kalyan Chakrabarti, CEO of Emaar India, expressed the corporate world's commitment to India's journey to becoming a 'Viksit Rashtra.' Shri R Dinesh, Chairman of TVS Supply Chain Solutions, reiterated the company's dedication to the visionary leadership of the Prime Minister, promising more investments and job creation in Uttarakhand.

In conclusion, the Uttarakhand Global Investors Summit 2023 emerges as a monumental platform for transformative change. With a confluence of global visionaries, industry stalwarts, and the unwavering commitment of the government, Uttarakhand is poised to transition from 'Peace to Prosperity.' The summit not only beckons investors but also sets the stage for a resplendent future, affirming that indeed, "This is the time, the right time. This is India's time."