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The 62nd Meeting of the State Level Single Window Clearance & Monitoring Authority (SLDWC&MA) granted permission to two new industrial proposals with one expansion proposal to attract investment of Rs. 214.60 crore and generate employment avenue to 676 unemployed youth of the state, in the meeting held here under the Chairmanship of Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister, today. Addressing the Meeting, Chief Minister said that industrial expansion was in progress unabated as the State had been selective in allowing proposals for approval to set up industrial units in the State keeping in view the factors relating to employment generation and environment protection. He said that close scrutiny of the proposals was being carried at different level and before bringing such proposals to the Authority, seriousness of the entrepreneur was being ensured. He said that the State had provided quality infrastructural facilities to the investors with personal attention towards their genuine grievances. He said that the State was indebted towards the industrial investors who had been reposing their faith in the industrial policy of the State Government and coming forward to invest in Himachal Pradesh. He said that the State would be welcoming all proposals of entrepreneurs which fit into the criteria of the State Government and generate employment to the unemployed local youth besides taking care of environment. Prof. Dhumal said that the fresh proposals Indian Technomac Company to manufacture Almunium Granules and Quick Lime entailing an investment of Rs. 195.94 crore and generate employment potential to 624 persons besides granting approval for expansion of project by Panacea Biotec which would be making an additional investment of Rs. 18.66 crore and generate additional employment to 52 persons. Shri J.S.Rana, Commissioner Industries, welcomed the Chief Minister, and conducted proceedings of the meeting. Shri Kishan Kapoor, Industries Minister, Shri S.Roy, Chief Secretary, Dr. P.C.Kapoor, Principal Secretary Industries, Shri Deepak Sanan, Principal Secretary Revenue, Dr. Srikant Baldi, Principal Secretary Finance, Shri R.D.Dhiman, Chairman, HPSEB Limited, Shri Sanjay Sood, Member Secretary, HP State Pollution Control Board, Shri R.B.Tandon, Chief Engineer, IPH and other senior officers of various departments attended the meeting.