Guwahati: The Assam government on Saturday signed agreements with various companies to invest Rs 3,214 crore in the state. Chief Minister Himanta Vishwa Sharma said at an event that his government hopes to attract investment of Rs 1 lakh crore in the state in the next two-three years. He said, today we have signed an agreement with six companies for a total investment of Rs 3,214 crore. Agreements have been signed.
This will generate more than 5,000 jobs in a few years. Apart from this, Assam Tourism Development Corporation will also sign an agreement to open a five-star hotel near Kaziranga National Park. Sharma said, Kaziranga will soon have a five-star resort to attract tourists from all over the world. It will be set up by Hyatt Group with an investment of Rs 100 crore, which will have 100-120 rooms.
He said, Assam is moving rapidly towards becoming an industrial state. With today’s event, this year we have signed several MoUs that will bring in a record investment of Rs 11,314 crore, creating more than 10,000 jobs in the state. The Chief Minister said that the Industries Department is considering the second batch of proposals worth Rs 10,000 crore.
“We have made the processes very simple for investors,” he said. Instead of running to different departments to take action on such applications, a dedicated committee has been formed. Assam has a strong policy to promote industries.