Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated 1st ever North East Investor Summit on 29 & 30 January 2017
The first ever investors’ summit exclusively for North Eastern Region (NER) will be inaugurated by Union Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani here on Sunday.
Focused on manufacturing in textiles and allied sectors, the North East Investors Summit 2017 is being organised jointly by the Ministry of Textiles and the Ministry of DoNER, in collaboration with industry associations FICCI and CII from January 29-30.
The theme being “Exploring Opportunities in North East Region”, the summit aims to showcase the region as a global destination for investment, and to explore the possibility of bringing in convergence of efforts of various central ministries and north eastern states to attract investment in the region.
The summit was attended by all north eastern states, industries from NER and leading investors from across the country. It is expected to unlock the huge potential of the region in textile manufacturing and generate new avenues for employment in the region.
Union Minister for DoNER Jitendra Singh, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, Minister of State, Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State, Textiles, Ajay Tamta; Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Arvind Panagariya and other dignitaries also attend the summit