Panaji: November 11,2019 … The Government has formulated investment friendly policies with the intention  to encourage investment in industrial sector. The recent Vibrant Goa Summit is an example where in the Government had signed MOUs with  seventeen countries of the world stated by the Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant

Dr. Sawant was speaking after the inauguration the Indo French Investment Conclave held at Candolim recently organized by Indo- French Chamber of Commerce & Industries in collaboration with CCI France-Inde on the theme ‘Goa is best Investment Destination’. The purpose of the conference is to look at investment in the field of green marinas, health, medical equipment, waste management besides others.

   Dr Sawant reiterating the Government  committment to attract investment in the State said that the initiatives to develop better infrastructure, Smart city development, Construction of Mopa International Airport, 30 days clearance from IPB, setting-up of IT Hub, Effective Startup and Industrial policy and quick response from regulators  and the Government in this direction. He assured that the French MNCs will realise that they have come to a favourable investment destination, a place where doing business will be mutually benefited. He appreciated the interest of the French Consulate and Indo French Chamber of Commerce & Industry for organizing the conference in Goa.

The Union Mnister of State for Defence and AYUSH, Shri Shripad Naik said that France is one of the pioneers in the aerospace and defence sector where as  India is prioirity market. The Indo French Chamber of Commerce & Industries is amongst India’s most active bilateral business chambers whose 600 members comprise French and Indian companies from various sectors across India and France. The conference with a strong focus on Aerospace and Defence  to promote Goa as an important Hub in Aerospace and Defence is indeed a great initiative he remarked.

The Consul General of France in India Ms Sonia Barbry said that the main objective of the conclave is to encourage interaction between business communities and Government Institutions to increase bilateral business opportunities of investment in Goa. She expressed happiness on the keen interest shown by the leading French and Indian companies for their mutual investment in Goa.

Shri Lalit Saraswat, Chairman CII Goa State; Shri Ravin Mirchandani, Chairman, Ador Powertron Ltd.; Shri Manu Bishnoi, Director, Technique Solaire; Shri Delano Furtado, Senior Partner Trilegal; Shri Ugo Vincent, Managing Director, CMA CGM; Jean Michael Casse, Chief Operating Officer; Shri Frederic Prevost Allard, Operation Director OMEX and representatives of various Indian and French companies attended the conference.

Shri Sumeet Anand, President IFCCI welcomed the guests. Ms. Payal Kanwar, Secretary General IFCCI proposed the vote of thanks.


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