CM Bhupesh Baghel answers investment related questions of curious investors in San Francisco
New Delhi, February 13, 2020: Several Indian-American investors in Silicon Valley have evinced keen interest in investing in a host of sectors in Chhattisgarh during an interaction with Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in San Francisco today.
The chief minister, who is currently on an official tour to US, addressed a gathering of about 250 investors and met members of CHANA (Chhattisgarh Association of North America) at an event hosted by TiE Silicon Valley at India community centre, San Jose.
After a detailed discussion regarding immense investment opportunities in Chhattisgarh, the chief minister was flooded with investment related questions from the investors.
During the discussion, Mr. Baghel talked about enormous manufacturing units and excellent academic institutions in the state. He also mentioned that Chhattisgarh has been ranked amongst the top states in India for “Ease of Doing Business” and said that Chhattisgarh is the best place to invest as it is centrally located and has better connectivity. He added that the new industrial policy of the state is quite favourable for investors.
He also spoke about how his government’s focus on job creation, nutrition etc have increased the tribal’s confidence in the government, resulting in less support for Naxal movement. He mentioned that mobile clinics in tribal ‘haat bazara’ have reduced cases of diarrhea significantly.