February 2015 \ Business & Investment \ Business
States woo Diaspora

The Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh addressing at the CMs Session of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2015, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on January 09, 2015

He said that the new Government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already taken a series of measures to reignite the economy.

“We have reasons to be optimistic as we are constantly making course corrections to gain investor confidence,” he said. Singh said the ‘Make in India’ initiative is a “mission to transform this country from an importer of manufactured items to an exporter of manufactured products”. The objective is to increase the share of manufacturing in the GDP from the current level of 14 percent to 25 percent.

Andhra Pradesh’s, Chandrababu Naidu said his state after the bifurcation is a new state and facing some troubles. “There is a crisis but there are opportunities too. By 2022 when India reaches 75 years after independence, we want our state to be the top three in the country. By 2029, we want to be top in the happiness index and by 2050 we want to be the best global destination,” he said.

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