Shimla (Sept 24): The Himachal Pradesh state level single window clearance and monitoring authority (SLSWC&MA) in its meeting held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mr. Prem Kumar Dhumal granted approval to 9 new proposals for setting up industrial projects in the state. Besides this 21 expansion and revised proposals entailing an expenditure of Rs. 707.55 crore and capable of giving employment to about 42,896 people were also given a green signal.
He said that the State Government was according top priority to grant permission to the industrial proposals by setting up of Single window authority where all top officials of the concerned departments would remain present.He said that in view of the best industrial friendly environment of the State entrepreneurs from within and outside the country were showing interest in making investments which needed to be encashed. He added that further efforts were needed to motivate other investors to invest in the State.
Prof. Dhumal said that the government had been encouraging eco-friendly and employment generating industrial units to be set up in the state. He said that since the State had all the required basic industrial inputs available hence more companies were coming forward with their proposals.