New Delhi: Infrastructure—both physical and non-physical—is a critical driver of economic growth and social transformation said Mr Mukesh Malhotra , Chairman – CII Western UP Zonal Council in his opening remarks. Superior infrastructure reduces cost of doing business and enhances the investment attractiveness of the State/region.
To keep the growth momentum of industry it is of utmost importance to be focused on skilling & education said Mr Jayant Krishnan, Chairman, CII U.P State Council in his address at the CII Western UP Annual Session. So while on one hand we need to improve the skill sets of our young population to enhance their employability, we also need to increase the employment opportunities by investing in skill infrasrtructure. He further stresses on the change which is required at the government for better implementation of PPP models.
Mr R M Khanna, Chairman, CII Northern Region said Western UP can leverage advantages of two mega upcoming projects Yamuna Expressway & DMIC which will open new avenues for Industrial Development in this area. Clearly these two mega projects, coupled with some forward looking state level reforms can make Western UP the showcase of development.
Quality infrastructure helps industries in being more competitive said Mr Amitabh Nangia, Managing Director, Tricolite Industries Ltd in his address. He further added that the Infrastructure not only means better roads & power, it also means better education, waste treatment plants, business infra & communication infra, combination of all these makes a better environment for industries.