Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh state government has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for 228 projects during the past few months with investment of over Rs. 27, 515 crores.
This is for the first time in the history of Himachal Pradesh that entrepreneurs have come forward in such a big number to invest in the state.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur disclosed this in Shimla today while reviewing the progress of various developmental projects. He also instructed the concerned departments to speed up all the required clearances in a time-bound manner.
Jai Ram said that the government has launched special campaign to attract investors and it is expected that the state would be able to achieve the target of attracting investment of Rs. 85 thousand crores after the forthcoming global investors meet.