My US tour will secure jobs to 10K youths: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Companies will be invited to GIS after checking their Credentials

BHOPAL : Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, interacting with journalists after coming back from his USA visit here on Saturday, said that his tour would fetch Rs.1000 crore as investment from IT companies which would finally secure  jobs to 10,000 persons. He said the amount may be less from capital investment point of view but these industries will provide jobs to state people in large numbers.

Chouhan said several companies had made commitments in previous Global Investors Summit (GIS) but this time such companies will be invited after reviewing their credentials. He said the image formed about the state in foreign countries has changed significantly. Chouhan said work is going on implementation of around 2.5 lakh proposals received in previous GIS.

Giving details of the received proposals, Chouhan said UST, Global, Badwai, Bhopal will make capital investment of Rs 650 crore which would provide jobs to 5,000 persons. Cerius Axam will invest Rs 100 crore with Netlink Mandideep and will get jobs for 3000 persons. Similarly, TWR  and Arex Infotech, each will invest Rs 100 crore and each will get employment for 1000 persons.

A proposal for the establishment of a BPO at Crystal IT Park, Indore by Jeff Tol, representative of RMC which would get employment for 500 persons. Similarly, IT Strategy, TRW Company, a Japanese Company famous for making automobile components, gave its approval on establishment of auto-component unit by investing Rs 1000 crore and it will generate employment to 400 persons. Selection of land for the unit will be done in December.

Chetan Khadaria, a successful entrepreneur, gave proposal for making of wireless transponders for very high frequency wireless services. Capital investment of Rs 650 crore will be done and on allotment of spectrum, unit for making of transponders will be set up in the state. Progress rail company gave its proposal on making of rail components. The company will set up its unit of making rail components in the state. Coca-Cola is setting up its unit costing Rs 750 crores in the state.

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