Anand Sharma and UP CM Launch DMIC Project in uttar Pradesh
The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Shri Anand Sharma and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Akhilesh Yadav launched Delhi Mumbai Corridor in Uttar Pradesh, in Lucknow today. “Uttar Pradesh will be the main beneficiary of the Industrial Corridor strategy being pursued by Government of India as it is the meeting point of the Eastern and the Western Corridors. The entire agriculture produce of UP can be linked to cold chains and put on Western Corridor at Dadri. This will enable all agricultural products to reach the ports in record time. The overall impact of the Western and Eastern Corridors and the new Industrial Cities being developed in the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project have the potential to create over 30 lakh jobs in UP and enhance the State’s Industrial Output by Rs. 24 lakh crores” Said Shri Sharma on the occasion.
The growth of manufacturing sector is an essential condition for sustaining GDP growth rate to 8-9% on a long term basis. Government of India proposes to enhance the share of manufacturing sector in GDP growth from 16% to 25% within a decade and creating 100 million jobs. In this regard, Government of India has announced the pioneering National Manufacturing Policy 2013.
The conceptualization of the DMIC project as an iconic symbol of Indo-Japan strategic partnership was made. It has rapidly moved forward and seven new industrial cities have advanced towards implementation.