Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, while addressing a conclave on the scope of investment in Uttarakhand in the field of food processing on Tuesday, said that there is a lot of potential in the state which can be tapped in cooperation with Thailand’s companies and producers of the Himalayan state.
Rawat added that the state has emerged as a leading investment hub with good rankings in terms of ease of doing business, having the conducive climate, social cohesion, and basic infrastructure.
The CM pointed out that single window system has been introduced to facilitate hassle-free investment in the state and the availability of developed land, along with the history of ease of doing business and industrial investments makes the state of the favored investment destination.
On food processing, Rawat maintained that a special thrust was being given to the sector. He said that Uttarakhand is located in the Himalayan region, which has a boon of varied agricultural climates, where organic farming is generally done. He said that preserving the state’s ecological position intact, besides other than small industries in the industrial areas of the state, some leading firms, have invested more than 385 million dollars in the food processing industry of the state.