Naxalism facing extinction in J’khand: Das JAMSHEDPUR,

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 21 Aug 2017 10:36:31


Aug 20 (PTI),

Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday said that Naxalism is on the verge of extinction in the State and invited investors in the country and abroad to invest in it assuring them of full support and security.“NowNaxalism is on the verge of extinction in the State and we assure full security to the investors,” he said and warned the Naxalites and criminals to desist from creating problems.

TheStateadministrationwould take action if any such attempt wasmadeby themorpoliticians, he said at the second ‘ground breaking ceremony’ of ‘MomentumJharkhand’,aGlobal Investors Summit here. Das along with Union Textile and Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Zubin Irani laid foundation of 74 projects worth Rs 2,100 crore at theGopalMaidanhere.TataSteel MD(India& SEA),TVNarendran was also present.

The Chief Minister said that ‘Momentum Jharkhand’ was not only an initiative but a dream to turn the state as a new one to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘New India’ concept.

Jharkhandhas abundantmineralandhardworkingpeopleand “Ifyouhavegoodintentions,good policies, transparency andcapabilitytotakedecision,investment will come automatically to the state,” he said Speakingontheoccasion,Irani saidthat‘MomentumJharkhand’ wasnotrestricted to theStatebut attractedinvestorsfromacrossthe country and abroad.

Jharkhand has got the right speed and direction for growth, she said, adding “The State administration is not going to rest on its past glory but wants to ensure that itreaches the destination of being the most investor-friendly state of the country.” She described Jharkhand as the “tussar capital of India” as 60 per cent of tussar silk inthe country is produced in it.

The State has the potential to increase employment opportunities, she said. Referring to the Prime Minister’s dream of developing the country as ‘New India’, Irani said that Das has pledgedtodevelopJharkhandas ‘NewJharkhand’withtheco-ordination of industries, agriculture, labour and society at large to support it.