'Destination MP' - Global Investors Summit-II, 2010
11/8/2010 12:21 PM Monday
Government of Madhya Pradesh, in association with various industry bodies, organized a mega summit 'Destination Madhya Pradesh' - Global Investors Summit-II, on October 22-23, 2010 at Khajuraho. The prime objective of this mega event was to garner investments in various sectors of the state economy, by showcasing the strengths and potential of Madhya Pradesh.
The sgummit started with inauguration of exhibition by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on October 21, 2010 followed by cultural evening. On October 22nd, the Chief Minister inaugurated the Global Investors Summit-II, 2010, by lighting of lamp. Notable speakers including Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Sushma Swaraj, Leader of opposition in Lok Sabha, Kailash Vijayvargiya, Minister of Commerce, Industry & Employment, addressed the delegates. Keynote address was delivered by Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group. Satya Prakash, Additional Chief Secretary, Commerce, Industry & Employment Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh, made a presentation on “Investment opportunities in various sectors” in MP state. The summit concluded on October 23, 2010 with valedictory address of Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Cho Po-Yuan, County Magistrate, Changhua County Government, Taiwan, Peter Beckingham, Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission, Mumbai, Ramesh Chandra Agrawal, Chairman, Bhaskar Group, Anil Ambani, Chairman, Reliance ADA Group, Arun Yadav, Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Government of India, also addressed by delegates on this occasion. Rajendra Shukla, Minister, Department of Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Madhya Pradesh, proposed vote of thanks.
Guests of Honour
Eminent industrialists who were invited as guests of honour for the summit and graced the event included Anil Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Sashi Ruia, Venugopal Dhoot, Jai Prakash Gaur, S P Oswal, Robert Court, Ramesh Chandra Agarwal, Rajinder Gupta, Puneet Dalmia, Vineet Mittal, among others.
On October 22nd, sectoral presentations focusing potential sectors were made by senior government officials in the presence of a prominent industrialist relating to that sector, who chaired the session.
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