Modi announces defence industrial corridor for Uttar Pradesh; to cost Rs 20K crores
In Uttar Pradesh to inaugurate the Investors Summit 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced defence industrial corridor that would link Agra, Aligarh, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi and Chitrakoot cities of the state.
He said that the project is expected to cost around Rs 20,000 crores.
It need be mentioned that the state has organized two-day Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit in Lucknow.
The aim of this summit is to showcase investment opportunities in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
President Ram Nath Kovind will be present at the closing ceremony on February 22, it was informed.
The summit, organised by the Yogi Adityanath government, is being attended by industry leaders, union ministers, chief ministers of states, policy makers and investors.
Finland, the Netherlands, Japan, Czech Republic, Thailand, Slovakia and Mauritius have been identified as country partners for the event. Several MoUs are also expected to be signed during the summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also inaugurated Global Investors Summit in Guwahati and Magnetic Maharashtra event earlier this month. >