President Murmu: On the basis of concrete results, Uttar Pradesh is capable and ready to play the role of growth engine of New India.
It is great to see highly esteemed organisations support & invest in the growth of Sports in UP, said Suresh Raina.
President Droupadi Murmu: I trust that through the discussions that happened here there will be growth in both education and business.
President Droupadi Murmu appreciates the efforts of the government towards helping the development of women.
President Droupadi Murmu: Investive growth will help boost the results of this GIS.
President Droupadi Murmu: In order to maintain balance between development and the environment the UP government has taken many steps.
President Droupadi Murmu: 55% of the components made in the country are being made in Uttar Pradesh.
President Droupadi Murmu: Infrastructe of UP has been growing very fast, this will also help the investors.
President Droupadi Murmu: UP's MSME sector will play a major role in the development of the country while at the same time offering many jobs in the state.
President Droupadi Murmu: Over 9 lakh jobs will be created through the MoUs that were signed during the GIS.
President Droupadi Murmu: I am from a farmers family and I know the importance of animal resources.
President Droupadi Murmu: UP is the highest contributor of Sugarcane and Potatoes. UP is also the highest producre of milk.
President Droupadi Murmu: This GIS in true sense is the Mahakumbh of investors.
President Droupadi Murmu: I appreciate Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ji and his entire team for organizing the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023. I congratulate the Chief Minister, all the members of his team, and all the residents of Uttar Pradesh for the success of this event.
President Droupadi Murmu begins her address
CM Yogi Adityanath on the last day of GIS said that Uttar Pradesh has received Rs 33.50 lakh crore investment proposals through the GIS.
Anurag Thakur: India is the biggest film producer in the world.
Anurag Thakur: We have to give creativity to content and at the same time maintain some checks and balances.
Anurag Thakur: The best films production or post production has been done in India.
Anurag Thakur says, "India can become the content hub of the world."
Anurag Thakur also spoke about the opportunities on OTT platforms.
Anurag Thakur: You can also have 'one district one product' stalls there this will help increase the number of screens, get more footfalls for ODOP and create more job opportunities.
Anurag Thakur: Can we use sports stadiums to show 2-3 shows on two days. This will be easier as you can make one time investment and use the money to help develop sports.
Anurag Thakur: Media and entertainment sector by 2030 will go upto $100 billion
Anurag Thakur, Minister for IT and Broadcasting when speaking about the entertainment sector gave an example of RRR and said there are no limits as the world has gone much further.
Ravi Kishan, actor highlighted the new narrative of growth, security and Tourism that UP government has brought under the leadership of CM Yogi Adityanath. He called UP- The Heartland of Hindi Film.
Satish Kaushik, Film actor at the GIS 2023 spoke about his work to promote films in the state.
Jitin Prasad, Cabinet Minister, UP government talks about adopting a Proactive approach towards the maintenance of Expressways, and about the importance of Overbridges. He also mentioned that Rail and Road have to grow together.
D P Singh, Advisor( Education): Uttar Pradesh will play a significant role in strengthening the foundation of the country, keeping education at the forefront, under the leadership of CM
Madhur Bhandarkar, Filmmaker, talked about the government subsidy for OTT platform.
Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister for Railways, Communication, Electronics & IT, said, "When the world's economies are shrinking, our country is growing at a steady pace."
Hema Malini, Actress while delivering her address spoke about the contribution of UP to the film industry. She also spoke about being proud to belong to the film industry.
Ashitosh Shukla, Editor Dainik Jagran in his address said, "UP has changed today even the kids are writing stories."
K C Bokadia, Film Director talks about creating studio's and its benefit.
Awasthi Awanish Advisor to CM Yogi, said, “Uttar Pradesh has significantly been contributing to the film industry and the UP government has formulated new policies that shall further strengthen the media sector.”
Ravindra Kr Jain, MD, DFCCIL India, apprises the audience about the DFC of 1100 km that runs through 20 districts of UP. Further says the state is going to have a huge network of DFCs.
CM Yogi welcomes President Droupadi Murmu in Lucknow.
Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary, Planning Development, Uttar Pradesh during his address said, "UP has the capacity to train five lakh skilled youth, it needs to be increased further."
Siddharth Upadhyay: There has been a lot of change in the sports sector near India. UP has also moved fast in this journey.
Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs said the growth of Uttar Pradesh is accelerated at a pace which is unbelievable and we are seeing the progress in real terms.
Col Santosh Kumar, Director of National Council for Vocational Education and Training, Govt of India talked about Skill Development initiatives at Vocational Training institutes across the country.
Anurag Thakur: We can become the sporting super power of the world, all we need to do is believe in ourselves.
Anurag Thakur: We also need to explore more sports and not be limited to a few sports.
Anurag Thakur: We can have an online application to teach coaches and train players. We should host more events but we should also stream them on TV as all the sports persons need recognition to give exposure to their sports.
Anurag Thakur: We need more coaches in the country. We have hired over 450 coaches in one year time and we will hire more coaches in the upcoming year.
Anurag Thakur: We need size and scale to attract more investment in the country. We also need to increase the speed to get more infrastructure at the grassroots.
Anurag Thakur: We are promoting regional sports to take it not only on the national level but also international level.
Anurag Thakur gives multiple examples of different girls who have won medals during the Khelo India Youth Games.
Anurag Thakur: UP is all set to host Khelo India, Weight Lifting Championship and MotoGP. This will help sow the seed of sporting success slowly and steadily.
Anurag Thakur: CM Yogi Adityanath offered respect to the Olympic and Para Olympics medalists not only in their state but also other states.
Sports Minsiter, Anurag Thakur begins his address at UP GIS 2023. He talks about wide spread of interest in sports across the country.
Girish Chandra Yadav, Minister of State (IC), Sports emphasised the importance of sports in keeping fit and being mentally charged. In line with his statement, he detailed the kind of sporting facilities and infrastructure being developed in UP to motivate sports.
Atul Kumar Tiwari, Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development, Government of India, during his address said, "In the long range, we have to move forward by taking education and skill development together."
Dwight Harward, USA NBA wants to start a basketball academy in Varanasi to train children and give them opportunities on the international stage.
Siddhartha Upadhyay, Chairman Mavcomm Group during the session on sports talks about his journey and the support from UP government.
Rugby India and UP have signed an MoU to give the game a push in the state.
Gerald Prabhu, Honorary Secretary of Rugby India in his address talks about the history of Rugby in India.
Richard, Head of Political Affairs, British High Commission says, "Sports is a national obsession in the UK and here we have got over 30 companies to the summit that also include some sports companies."
TransStadia signs MoU with UP to help improve the infrastructure of stadiums in the state.
Amrit Abhijit, Principal Secretary, addressing the audience at "Re-Imagining Cities as Growth Centres for new Uttar Pradesh," discussed the development and potential of smart cities in UP while also complimenting Lucknow as a fantastic city under CM Yogi.
Udit Shet, Founder of TransStadia talks about the stadium utilisation and economic contribution of sports.
6 MoUs were signed at ‘UK Partner country session’ and the UK investors will be investing in the sectors of security, technology and defence.
Dr. Niddhi Patel, Vice President Global CSR, HCL Foundation announces that through the MoU that they will sign with the UP governemtn they will provide nutritional support, state-of-the-art infrastructure and behavioral change to 5,000 children in slums and rural areas.
Bénédicte de la Brière, Lead Economist in Social Protection, World Bank emphasizes that sports can provide for sustainable development of UP and India as it helps to succeed in the jobs of tomorrow.
European Business and Technology sign MoU with UP government.
Poul U Jensen, Managing Director from European Business and Technology Sector talks about the presense of a sports session in an investor summit and the initiative the government has taken to support sports.
Yannick Colaco, Former National Basketball and Founder Fancode, during his session talks about how sports helps in creating jobs and get investment.
Suresh Raina, Indian Cricketer during his address at the GIS 2023 said, "I am part of Guru Gobind Singh Sports college in Lucknow. I came here in 1998, when I was young and after that I have played for my state, district and then I became a world chamption. All my coaches are also here. I think this state has a lot of love and potential."
Carlos Ezpeleta, Chief Sporting Office Dorna MotoGP talks about race day and the future launch of the company. He also said that the company would also create local Indian heros to become the future MotoGP stars.
A K Sharma, Minister for Urban Development and Energy while speaking during the 'Re-Imagining Cities As Growth Centres For New Uttar Pradesh' session explains how urban areas may help the state's economy reach its goal of $1 trillion.
Abhinav Bindra talks about how sports can contribute to the growth of the state and an individual.
Abhinav Bindra, founder of Abhinav Bindra Foundation begins the session on sports by appreciating the fact that there is a session on sports in a business event.
Abhinav Bindra |
Alex Chalk: We don't just acknowledge the growing economy of India, which has just surpassed my own country, we also admire that.
Alex Chalk, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence, UK, during thethe'United Kingdom Partner Country-Defence session said, "In my country as well as yours, it does not matter where you are from; it's where you are going that counts. When I come back to Lucknow, I see what has already been achieved, and I'm amazed."
Manoj Kumar Singh, ACS, Forest and Environment, Government of Uttar Pradesh: A furniture hub is being built in UP in NCR range on 1,200 acres, where all facilities including land will be provided to the investors associated with this sector
"Today Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the growth engine of the country," said Nitin Agarwal
Yogi Adityanath: I assure the entire delegation that every investment made inside Uttar Pradesh will not only be safe, but the state government will help in making it fruitful for the investor as well.
CM Yogi in his address also mentioned that UP is the center of agriculture production and is the highest producre of sugar and milk.
Annupriya Patel, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Government of India, during her address said, "Uttar Pradesh is becoming the logistics hub of the country and is playing an important role in the development of the country."
Nitin Agarwal: The excise department has received around Rs 7,800 crore of investments in the last 5 years, creating more than 65,000 employment opportunities.
Yogi Adityanath, CM of Uttar Pradesh on the third day of the UP GIS 2013 while addressing the 'United Kingdom Partner Country-Defence' session, said, "The relationship between UK and India is strong and historic."
Piyush Goyal: The central government and state government will work as a double engine to support all the investors, and the future of investment in the state is very bright. UP is truly a land of opportunities.
Piyush Goyal appreciates the UP authorities for the measures taken by them to prevent the liquor mafia from theft and the speed of approval.
Piyush Goyal: We should get new technology and, at the same time, search for new markets.
Piyush Goyal: We expect to sign more than two or three free trade agreements this year, and UP will benefit from these agreements as well.
Piyush Goyal: UP currently has 8,277 start-ups and is in the 4th position in terms of the number of start-ups in the country.
Piyush Goyal: In ease of doing business, India used to earlier rank around 140, now it ranks 60. UP in India used to be far behind, now it ranks second.
Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, and Textiles, begins his address and thanks Anil Kumar Sawhney for his words, as they were the words of a farmer with the confidence for a greater future.
Vineet Chopra, MD, Wallop Brewing Pvt. Ltd. called UP the fastest-growing state with an upward-moving industrial scenario, registering immense growth, under the guidance of CM Yogi Adityanath.
Sunil Chaudhary, APCCF Project Tiger & Chief Wildlife Warden, UP, talking at the GIS 2013 said, "Wildlife tourism has become a big sector in UP; we have divided it into 9 eco-tourism circuits. UP Tourism Department has also been involved in this so that the complete package can be prepared."
Nitin Agarwal: The state will support any investor that will work with local farmers.
Nitin Agarwal, Minister of State for IC and Excise, said, "We have developed new policies to help with the development of the industry, and to encourage production, we have increased the import duty and reduced the export duty."
Anupam Gupta, APCCF, State Level Committee, Wood Base Industries, talks about why wood is good and how its use is good for reducing CO2 emissions as compared to plastic and other materials at a session on opportunities in the Forest & Allied Sector.
Anupriya Patel, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Government of India, attends a session on 'The Emerging Warehousing and Logistics Hub of India' on the third day of the GIS.
Amar Singh, COO of Radico Khaitan Limited, says "UP has become a land of limitless opportunities."
Anil Kumar Sawhney, Director of Godson Organic Farm, during his address at the GIS 2013, talks about the benefits of establishing a wine industry in UP.
The session on 'Excise and Opportunities in the Sugar Industry' begins. Dr. Senthil Pandian, Commissioner Excise, Government of UP, talks about the developments in the state and the investment opportunities.
Here are the sessions for the third and final day of the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023.
President Droupadi Murmu to deliver address during closing ceremony today
Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, and Textiles, arrives in Lucknow to address a session on 'Excise and Opportunities in the Sugar Industry' at the UP GIS 2023.
Union Cabinet Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala lauds Yogi Adityanath for law and order inUttar Pradesh
UP is developing as an ecosystem for pharma manufacturing, says Ms Aparna, Secretary , Pharmaceuticals, GoI
"The country's first 12-lane expressway is between Delhi and Meerut in UP. Earlier, it used to take 4 hours to travel from Delhi to Meerut, today you can cover this distance in 45 minutes," said CM Yogi Adityanath.
Yogi Adityanath: Today, Uttar Pradesh has the maximum number of electric vehicles in the country. We have come up with a very good policy for the production of electrical vehicles.
Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Minister for Civil Aviation and Steel, at the GIS 2023 said, "If we turn the pages of history, the role of Uttar Pradesh is important not only in modern India, but historically for thousands of years, as it has always contributed to the development and progress of India and will remain so."
Nitin Gadkari says, "There is a lot of potential for e-mobility and I would ask you to invest in this as the industry will grow."
Nitin Gadkari talks about using biotechnology, we can increase the production of biomass.
Nitin Gadkari asks investors to think about investing in hydrogen and the Flex engine.
Nitin Gadkari, while talking about drones, says that the day is not far away when a drone will carry 3–4 people in the air.
Nitin Gadkari: "90 per cent of drivers drive e-rickshaws and are earning a minimum of Rs 1,000, and it has stopped the manual labor of driving hand driven rickshaws."
Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, talks about electric buses at the session on e-mobility, vehicles, and future mobility. He gives the example of London transport system.
Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India |
While speaking at the Animal Husbandry Sector session, Dr. Rajneesh Dube, ACS, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, and Dairy Development, GOI, announced the launch of a mobile veterinary unit in March 2023.
Dr. Rajneesh Dube, ACS, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, and Dairy Development, GOI | Twitter
So far, UP has received proposals totaling Rs 32.92 lakh crore in the Uttar Pradesh GIS 2023.
Film actress of Bollywood and honorable MP, Hema Malini, was warmly welcomed on her arrival in Lucknow and felicitated by the state government.
Hema Malini | Twitter
On the second day of the UP Global Investors Summit 2023, an MoU was signed between the government of UP and HMI Hotel Group. The group also said that it will invest Rs 7,200 crore in the hospitality industry in UP.
Mr. Daniel Bircher, Chairman of YIAPL, was highly content with his business experience in India. He praised the investment-friendly aviation policy of the UP government for facilitating reduced costs and increased employment while committing to UP's growth story.
Smriti Irani Minister of Women and Child Development, addressed a packed house at the ODOP session and made a case for small entrepreneurs to be trained for export promotion.
Smriti Irani Minister of WCD | Twitter
Rakesh Sachan: ODOP has been recognized in the country, and CFCs have been made in all the districts.
Aparna, Secretary , Pharmaceuticals, GoI at the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Sector: Strengthening the Ecosystem in Uttar Pradesh, said, “In UP, there is a robust manufacturing capability in the Pharma sector, and we are happy to see the progress in the development of the First Medical Park in the state."
Aparna, Secretary , Pharmaceuticals, GoI | Twitter
Rajeev Gol, Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Central Government, said, "In the field of technology, there has been a big change in Uttar Pradesh in the last 6 years."
Rajeev Gol, Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Central Government | Twitter
Swatantrata Dev Singh, Jal Shakti Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh, said, "An investment of Rs 9,880 crores has been proposed from Australia in Uttar Pradesh and will create 9,400 crore employment opportunities."
Swatantrata Dev Singh, Jal Shakti Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh | Twitter
Rahul Gautam, Director, Sheela Foam at GIS 2013
Dhiraj Kapur, VP, Government Relations, at Flipkart Group, is all for E-commerce platforms for promotion and sale of ODOP products. He also talks about success stories of how sellers witnessed a growth in sales after listing their products on Flipkart.
Dhiraj Kapur, VP, Government Relations, at Flipkart Group |
Anoop Trivedi, MD, Tata Blue Scope Steel looks forward to an engaging partnership with UP government under CM Yogi Adityanath, creating an ecosystem of diversity, inclusivity, and sustainability in the state, also aiming to foster social upliftment.
Swapan Johri, corporate vice president at HCL Tech, wants to partner with the UP government in a bid to substantiate the Indian dream of 'Make in India'.
HE Barry O' Farrell A O, Australian High Commissioner to India, praised CM Yogi Adityanath's initiatives to put UP in the spotlight, with elevated development. He also reiterated Australia's commitment to bringing world-class expertise to UP's sectoral growth.
HE Barry O' Farrell A O, Australian High Commissioner |
Dr. Rajeev Singh Raghuvanshi, Secretary, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, at the 'Pharmaceutial and Biotechnology: Strengthening the Ecosystem in Uttar Pradesh' said that the pharma sector in UP is growing rapidly.
Dr. Rajeev Singh Raghuvanshi, Secretary, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission | Twitter
Uttar Pradesh will take India to a new peak of development, said Rishi Khanna, Partner and Sector leader at Ernst and Young LLP. He also said, "UP provides the best IT ecosystem by virtue of ease of doing business, best-in-class infrastructure, sound law and order, and a skilled work force."
Mayur Maheshwari, CEO UPSIDA on the second day of GIS 2023, says "We designed Design labs to transform MSMEs to ensure the producs are well enough to reach the last mile connectivity. We also worked on the packaging as part of the CFC project."
Mayur Maheshwari, CEO UPSIDA |
Sectoral Session on ODOP – Empowering Traditional Industries begins
Sanjay Bhalla, CEO MAPEI India, on the second day of GIS 2023, makes a strong pitch for the R&D centers that they intend to start in UP. During his address, he also talks about the huge untapped potential in UP that companies across the globe can explore.
Sanjay Bhalla, CEO MAPEI India | Twitter
Rakesh Sachan, Cabinet minister in the Ministry of MSME spoke about how UP is making a statement in the world. He said that the investments worth ₹56,000 cr from 1100 companies in the Textile sector has been received.
Rakesh Sachan, Cabinet minister in the Ministry of MSME | Twitter
Brajesh Pathak, Deputy CM UP, during the session on healthcare said that as Uttar Pradesh is the largest populated state in the country, the health sector needs a huge expansion.
Brajesh Pathak, Deputy CM UP |
Brajesh Pathak, Deputy CM UP, during the session on healthcare said that as Uttar Pradesh is the largest populated state in the country, the health sector needs a huge expansion.
Dr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman & Managing Director Medanta – The Medicity: Encouraged by the infrastructure and law and order available in UP, I am building another Medanta Hospital in Noida, to be commissioned in 15 months
Mansukh Mandviya, Union Health Minister, at the session on healthcare through the investor lens post COVID scenario said, "UP is marching towards becoming the most favoured destination of investment because UP has a Dobule Engine Sarkar."
Mansukh Mandviya, Union Health Minister |
Shri Manmohan Singh, CMO, Grasim Industries: “We have 400+ Weavers in Uttar Pradesh, and we are happy to spread the wings and take the textile Industry forward.”
Dr Arindam Basu, Director General, NITRA sees Uttar Pradesh as a land of infinite textile opportunities. During his address he stressed on investments in the ‘Technical textile’ sector.
Dr Arindam Basu, Director General, NITRA | Twitter
Alessandro Liberatori, Trade Commissioner, Italy in India, said that Uttar PRadesh is a big market and state that has immense possibilities.
Alessandro Liberatori, Trade Commissioner, Italy in India | Twitter
Mayankeshwar Sharan Singh also asked the investors to focus on medical equipment, which he feels is ignored by everyone.
Mayankeshwar Sharan Singh, Minister of State, health and family welfare and medical education UP in his address says, "Don't feel that people in the rural regions don't have buying power. If you decide to open a hospital there it will definitely work and the government will also support you in all possible ways."
Session on healthcare through the investor lens post COVID scenario showcase a video on different investment opportunity in healthcare sector in Uttar Pradesh.
While speaking at Italy Partner Country Session, Navneet Sehgal, Additional Chief Secretary, Sport and Youth Welfare said that 'while World economy was shrinking during Covid, UP was growing at 8%. In ease of doing business too UP has climbed up the ladder to no. 2 in the country.'
Pranjal Yadav, Secretary of Textiles elaborates on the new handloom and textile policies and its merits at the Handloom and textiles session.
Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary, Medical Education in the session on healthcare through the investor lens post COVID scenario detailed investors of conducive medical sector policies of UP and encouraged them to invest in the various growth areas of the medical sector.
Gaurav Bathwal, co-founder and director NINE at the ongoing session on 'Handloom and textiles: Weaving India's growth story' said that, "Investors are very excited about the textile and garmenting policy of the country."
Rakesh Sachan, Cabinet minister in Ministry of MSME, cordially welcomes Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Hon’ble Minister of state, MSME, to the Handloom and Textile session
Culture of Uttar Pradesh displayed at the GIS 2013
Keshav Prasad Maurya, Deputy CM, Uttar Pradesh during a session on the second day of UP Global Investor Summit said, 'I look forward to deeper Indo-Dutch business ties and hope the GIS 2013 will further strengthen bilateral relations'
Virendra Kumar: Union Cabinet Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, MP: When the society is capable then the India becomes Aatmanirbhar.
Sectoral session on healthcare through the investor lens post COVID scenario has begun.
Bhavana Vishwanathan, CEO, Kiremko India Pvt Ltd: UP accounts for 31 percent of potato production in the country and Dutch company Kiremko will make a recurring investment in Uttar Pradesh in the field of potato processing.
UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya: 'I call upon more n more investors to come to UP as prevailing tranquillity, steely willpower, pro-business n investment policies present a conducive environment.'
Global Investors Summit will further strengthen business relations between Netherlands and India: Keshav Prasad Maurya, Deputy CM, Uttar Pradesh
UAE's Lulu Group to open malls in four more cities in UP including Ayodhya & Varanasi
Marten Van Den Berg, Ambassador to India, Netherland, says, "Netherland is looking forward to explore more business opportunities in UP in the field of Food, Energy, Lighting n Water Waste Management."
Folk dance at UP GIS 2023
Session on UAE Partner country
Dhedhiya folk dance at Global International Summit
Japanese investor sign MoU with Uttar Pradesh.
"The Global Investors Summit will further strengthen business relations between Netherlands and India", Keshav Prasad Maurya, Deputy CM, Uttar Pradesh
"Dutch company Kiremko will make a recurring investment in Uttar Pradesh in the field of potato processing. UP accounts for 31% of potato production in the country", said Bhavana Vishwanathan, CEO, Kiremko India Pvt Ltd
"India and Uttar Pradesh have become a better investment destination than China for entrepreneurs," said Vinamra Agarwal, Chairman, CII Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Niddhi Pundhir, Vice President Global CSR, HCL Foundation talks about the journey of HCL and the projects they are currently running for inclusive growth.
Speaking at the session on 'Special Strategic and global Partnership' of India and Japan in Uttar Pradesh, Yoshihiko Shimizu, Chairman, Yamanashi Hydrogen Company Inc. said that Japan will invest in UP in multiple sectors from automobile to green energy.
Partner Country Session with delegates from Japan begins
Shreyas Desai, General Manager, Tata Business Excellence Group begins his address by quoting Jamsetji Tata, "In a free enterprsie, the community is not just another stakeholder ib business but is infact the very prupose of its existance."
Dr. Hari Om: If we turn everything digital then how will those who dont know how to use technology be included, this is called inclusive growth. We also have a gender bias in our society.
Dr. Hari Om, IAS, Principal Secretary Social Welfare Department offers theme based presentation on Affirmative Action Policies for Inclusive Growth
Sectoral Session on Affirmative Action Policies for Inclusive Growth begins with address from Akash Goenka, Director Goldiee group.
Drone show lights up Lucknow's night sky during GIS Uttar Pradesh
UP has the highest number of highways among all states, is connected to every part of India: Amit Shah
The Home Minister also added that there was a time when UP investors' summit took place in Delhi, since investors were wary of travelling to UP.
Enterprise Singapore looks forward to collaboration with Uttar Pradesh and investment in the state
Uttar Pradesh has attracted Rs 2 lakh crore in investments in defence sector
Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya: In Uttar Pradesh, we have the best food processing policy. The investment of industrialists here is safe.
Rudra Dalmia, Managing Partner, Hunch Ventures, when talking about climate change, suggests improving farming techniques.
Rajnikant Rai, Div Chief Executive, Agri Business ITC Ltd during the session on Food Processing industry spoke about schemes like '12 mahine Hariyali'
H. E. Simon Wong after beginning his speech with a comical anecdote articulated his confidence in CM Yogi, with 20 MoUs signed of investment worth ₹29k cr.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the 'Advantage UP Defence Corridor' about the importance of UP Defence Corridor in achieving 'Atmanirbharta' in defence manufacturing in India.
Amit Shah: The development of Uttar Pradesh will be the development of India, and we will be able to reach the dream of PM Narendra Modi of making India a $5 trillion economy.
Amit Shah: The UP government has done a lot for infrastructure, and I believe that Uttar Pradesh has the most expressways and airports.
Amit Shah: Agro-based industries, dairy, and cooperatives have a lot of scope for growth in the state.
Amit Shah: Strengthen the policies, as this will help MSMEs grow stronger.
Amit Shah: For the states to develop, they need to have good policies that will help develop MSMEs and create job opportunities.
Amit Shah: I want to tell all the MSMEs present here to keep faith and move ahead in life; this is the way for you to contribute to the development of the country.
Amit Shah: I know so many companies that started with MSMEs. Everyone who wants to be big in life has to start from somewhere small, and MSME is the seed that has the potential to grow into a big tree.
Amit Shah: Earlier, no one was ready to come to Uttar Pradesh, but today ambassadors and investors from across the globe have come to attend the GIS.
Amit Shah: UP is one of the states with the highest amount of manpower and a high scope for opportunity.
Amit Shah: Mass multiplied with velocity creates momentum and UP has all three.
The Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, during the GIS said, "Uttar Pradesh is one of the states with the highest development in infrastructure."
Union Home Minister Amit Shah delivers his address at the 'Enhancing Safety and Empowering MSME and Cooperation' session
Yogi Adityanath: To complete the dream of 'Aatmanirbhar' through MSMEs GIS will be an important step.
Yogi Adityanath: After Corona Pandemic, we created a network to allow people to work, and it was through MSMEs.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath: UP today has 96 lakh MSME units in the state. We are focusing on "one district, one product," which has helped increase the exports of the products.
Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah, at the Enhancing Safety and Empowering MSME and Cooperation session.
Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath |
A K Sharma: Since 2017, UP has had Rs 7 lakh crore of investment in the energy sector.
A K Sharma Energy Minister, while addressing a session on Sustainable Development through Renewable Energy, says, "Investors are being given all kinds of subsidies and facilities to invest in the energy sector in UP."
Mr. Simon Wong, High Commissioner of Singapore, was all smiles to participate in the Uttar Pradesh Global Investor Summit, assuring investments worth ₹25,000 crores in the state.
Alok Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India: There are immense possibilities for investment in Uttar Pradesh in the field of renewable energy. The UP government is helping in every way.
Alok Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India | Twitter
Akshay Tripathi, Special Secretary, IT & Electronics talked about various benefits for the IT and electronics sector in UP
Akshay Tripathi, Special Secretary, IT & Electronics | Twitter
Ankit Paul, Head, Strategy & Government Relations, NXP, India, praised UP's scaled-up ecosystem under CM Yogi Adityanath, indulging industries. He expects huge growth in UP's manufacturing sector, well enabled by the government's growth initiatives.
Mr. Ankit Paul, Head, Strategy & Government Relations | Twitter
H. E. Freddy Svane makes an energetic pitch for an Indo-Danish Green Strategic Partnership.
Danish Minister Jørgensen and PM Modi meet at the GIS 2023
Danish Minister Jørgensen and PM Modi | Twitter - daikanyama
Sanjay Prasad, UP Home Secretary, tells ANI that this event will make Uttar Pradesh a $1 trillion economy.
PM Modi: UP has also benefitted from the work done on social, physical and digital infra in India, due to which today the society has become socially and financially more inclusive
PM Modi: UP's government will walk on the path of development and achieve your dreams. The government will also stand with you, and with this, I welcome all the investors from across the globe.
PM Modi: The development of India will help with the development of the world.
PM Modi: In the start-up evaluation, Uttar Pradesh's contribution is also increasing.
PM Modi: We have named millets as 'Shri Anna' so that the world knows about them. We are trying to address Global Nutritional Security. We are also motivating farmers to grow it and creating a global market for the sales.
PM Modi: We are moving ahead with great speed. Across the sides of the Ganga natural farming has already begun.
PM Modi: Private runners should make the most of the PLI scheme.
PM Modi: The state has a lot of opportunities in the dairy, agriculture and food processing sectors.
PM Modi: The manufacturing of the maximum number of mobile components happens in UP. Uttar Pradesh will also house one defence project.
PM Modi: A new value and supply chain are being created and Uttar Pradesh is turning out to be a champion in creating a new supply chain.
PM Modi: In the budget also, you could see a record expense on infrastructure, and we are increasing it every year. This is why you can now invest in infrastructure, health, education, and social infrastructure.
PM Modi: India is becoming socially and financially very inclusive and connected. India is reforming out of conviction and not out of compulsion.
PM Modi: The thought process of every Indian has changed, and they want to see the development of the country. The youth's aspirations are pushing the governments towards development.
PM Modi: Every credible voice in the world believes that India will continue to grow at the same pace.
PM Modi: UP will soon be known as the only state to have 5 international airports.
PM Modi: UP is known for its history and cultural heritage. But despite so much potential, people believed that the development of UP was difficult. But within six years, UP has turned the tables, and it is now known for its good governance.
PM Narendra Modi begins his address
CM Yogi Adithyanth felicitates PM Narendra Modi
Yogi Adityanath: UP has received investment from 25 sectors, like green hydrogen, denfence, food processing, and pharma.
Yogi Adityanath: UP had organized road shows in 16 cities across the globe, and we also organized road shows in 10 major cities.
Yogi Adityanath: GSI is part of the journey towards making UP a $ 1 trillion state.
Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, says, "We have taken the step towards development under the guidance of PM Narendra Modi."
Rajnath Singh: UP rising and India rising are the same.
Rajnath Singh: Uttar Pradesh will be a new destination for the business sector.
Rajnath Singh: The world was scared to enter into businesses, but now the government has shown a new approach towards the business sector.
Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh says, welcomes PM Narendra Modi to Lucknow.
Sunil Vachani: There is a huge optimism in the industry today, as India is going to produce, manufacture, and export electronic devices all over the world.
Sunil Vachani, Dixon Technologies, says more than 8 factories that employees over 10,000 people and manufactures a wide range of products.
Daniel Bircher: We are not just financial investors but also partners in the growth of UP.
Daniel Bircher: The airport terminal will have its own metro and high speed train stations.
Daniel Bircher: The Noida International Airport will help create thousands of employment opportunities and bring down the logistic costs for the region.
Daniel Bircher: We are the largest international investor in the state.
Daniel Bircher, CEO of Zurich Asia International Asia, says, "We are well on course to create a gateway in Uttar Pradesh through Noida airport."
Daniel Bircher |
Natarajan Chandrasekaran: The Tata Group has had a long presence in the state across sectors, with 18 companies and 50,000 people.
Natarajan Chandrasekaran: With a focus on infrastructure development, UP has a fantastic opportunity to increase its share in manufacturing in semi-conductors, pharma, and more. This will happen in the coming decade.
N Chandrasekaran: We are in a unique situation in India where we will see growth led by infrastructure and consumption. We will see rural and urban growth and also growth in exports.
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons, says, "We will see growth led by infrastructure."
Mukesh Ambani: Till date Relaince has invested Rs 50,000 crores in the state. We have created 80,000 direct and indirect jobs, and we will further invest an additional Rs 75,000 crores in the state across businesses to create 1 lakh jobs in the state.
Mukesh Ambani: Set up 10 GW setup in the state, which is the largest in the state.
Mukesh Ambani: Jio to cover every town and city by the end of this year, and we also plan to pilot Jio School and Jio AI doctor to bring education and healthcare to every corner of the state.
Mukesh Ambani: Uttar Pradesh is turning out to be Uttam Pradesh with the developing infrastructure.
Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, says, "A bold new India is taking shape under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi."
Dr. Kumar Mangalam Birla: We are further comiting 25,000 cr investment in the states.
Dr. Kumar Mangalam Birla: From the new metro projects to the upcoming airports, the state is upgrading its infrastructure in a transformative way.
Dr. Kumar Mangalam Birla: With multiple factories in the state, we currently have 30,000 people in the state with a total investment of 40,000 crore.
Dr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, says India is emerging as a truly global champion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Global Investor Summit in Lucknow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi |
Nand Gopal Gupta: Under the guidance of PM Modi and CM Yogi Uttar Pradesh has becoems 'Uttam' Pradesh
Nand Gopal Gupta, Minister of Industrial Development, Uttar Pradesh, welcomes everyone to the GIS 2023
Nand Gopal Gupta, Minister of Industrial Development |
PM Modi along with UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrive at the UP Global Investors Summit 2023 in Lucknow
Leaders to be present at the summit:
1. Fiance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman
2. Minsiter of Home Affairs, Amit Shah
3. Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh
4. Transport Minister, Nitin Gadkari
5. Sports Minister, Anurag Thakur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to inaugurate the Global Investor Summit of Uttar Pradesh
Reliance Industries CMD Mukesh Ambani arrives at UP Global Investors Summit 2023 in Lucknow
UP is an important state for us. The help we receive from the govt here is outstanding. I advise investors to come to UP as the investment environment here is suitable and govt proactive: Sanjay Mehta, CEO & MD, Hindustan Unilever, at UP Global Investors Summit 2023 in Lucknow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Global Investor Summit of Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow today at 10 am
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath met South Korea's Ambassador to India, Chang Jae-bok in Lucknow yesterday. Chang Jae-bok is in Lucknow to attend the Global Investor Summit-2023 (GIS-23)
Industrial development department, 304 overseas companies might sign MoU for setting up their projects in UP during the GIS. These include 53 companies for USA, 16 from UAE, 13 each from France and South Africa, 15 of Germany, Belgium 10, 15 from Australia and 14 of Israel.
According to officials, a vast army of personnel was assigned to prune trees and install ornamental plants along the entire stretch of route going to the venue, in addition to painting the road sides up to the Summit location in Lucknow.
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