In order to attract investment, the Bihar industries department and state apparel and textile sector in association with Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) organised a meet at Ludhiana to showcase initiatives taken by the Bihar government.
The state’s principal secretary (industries) S Siddharth gave a detailed presentation on policy initiatives, infrastructure, ease of doing business and availability of land and skilled workers in Bihar. He pointed out they have launched an online single window clearance system for investors to submit their proposals from any part of the world. Approvals will be granted online, further around 2,000 acres of land is available with the state government for allotment to investors.
Leading exporter and AEPC's Harish Dua said they plan to visit Bihar soon to decide on investments in the state. Investment commissioner R S Srivastava stated there is large domestic market in Bihar with a population of over 11 crore. Also, the state provides electricity for more than 22 hours a day throughout the state.