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Sunday, October 24th, 2021

Govt is committed for providing ample employment opportunities

INVC NEWS
Chandigarh,
Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that State Government is committed for providing ample employment opportunities to the local youth along with ensuring education and skill development of every youth. Therefore Haryana has introduced Haryana Enterprises and Employment Policy (HEEP) 2020.

         The Chief Minister was presiding over a meeting with major Industrial Associations, Chambers, Entrepreneurs and other stakeholders held here late evening. Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala and Minister of State for Labour and Employment Department, Sh. Anoop Dhanak were also present in the meeting.

“As Industry plays a pivotal role in State’s development, therefore during the meeting many important and valuable suggestions were shared by the stakeholders which would certainly be incorporated before framing the Policy. If required, amendments in the Policy would be made so as to ensure that it becomes industry friendly,” said Sh. Manohar Lal.

         During the meeting Chief Minister said that the main purpose of this meeting is to seek suggestions and feedback from the stakeholders prior to framing rules for this new policy mandating 75 per cent job reservation for local candidates.

         Sh. Manohar Lal said that maintaining a perfect balance between progress of the industry, economy along with creating a favourable employment environment especially for the youth of the State is the need of the hour and both the state government and industrialists should jointly work in this direction.

         The Chief Minister assured that no industrial units would face any problem in Haryana and for this dedicated efforts would be made to ensure that skilled local youth are employed in the industries as per its needs and demands.

         Industrialists and other stakeholders while lauding Sh. Manohar Lal led State Government for being a progressive state in Ease of Doing Business said that Haryana holds a very significant position in terms of investment.

         Earlier, the Deputy Chief Minister said that the basic idea of inviting the suggestions is to ensure that more and more employment is given to local candidates and also ensuring maximum Industrial Investment in Haryana.

         "Haryana  Government is committed to working hand in hand with the Industrial Association and Chambers to ensure the betterment of the State and for the State", said Sh. Dushyant Chautala.

         He said that Haryana has flourished in the industrial sector in the past few years. Therefore the State Government from time to time seeks consultation from the industrial stakeholders for reviewing the industrial ecosystem in Haryana, added Sh. Dushyant Chautala.

         Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Sh. Vijayendra Kumar said that Haryana's new Industrial Policy targets to attract Rs. One lakh crore investment thereby further strengthening to establish Haryana as a favoured investment destination.

"To provide a big boost to investment, seven thrust sectors have been identified that include Auto, Auto components, Agro-Based, Food Processing and Allied Industry, Textiles and Apparels, Electronics System Design, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Medic Devices as well as Chemical And Petrochemicals,” shared Sh. Vijayendra Kumar.

         On this occasion, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. V. Umashankar, Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department. Sh. Vijayendra Kumar, Labour Commissioner, Sh. Pankaj Agarwal, Director General Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Sh. Vikas Gupta, Director General, Industries and Commerce Department Sh. Saket Kumar and Sh. Sunil Sharma, Chief Coordinator Industry Haryana cum HOD Estates.

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