Shimla, Dec. 11 – Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur met Piyush Goel Union Minister for Railways, Commerce, and Industry at New Delhi today.
Chief Minister said that Himachal Pradesh has submitted a proposal to the central government for setting up electronic devices manufacturing hub in the state to fulfill the dream of Aatmanirbhar Bharat as Prime Minister. He said that presently there is a huge dependence on China in this sector and with the setting up of this park India would be able to manufacture indigenous electronic devices thereby building self-sufficiency in this sector. He said that the state government was ready to provide land and electricity at competitive rates and requested the center to provide grants for providing common facilities.
He pleaded for setting up of Bulk Drug Pharma Park and Medical Devices Park in the state as Himachal Pradesh provides a conducive environment for the growth of industries. He requested the center to consider the claim of Himachal Pradesh for the project out of the three states to be chosen. He also requested for setting up of a power generation transmission distribution equipment hub in the state.
He also thanked the center for extending its support for the growth of the state in all spheres due to that state has reached 7th position from 17th position in ease of doing business. He said that efforts and hard work of state government is evident as results are speaking volumes of its commitment to growth.