LUCKNOW: With almost a month to spare, the state government has already received investment proposals of around Rs 15 lakh crore against its revised target of Rs 17 lakh crore set by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for the February 10-12 Global Investors’ Summit.
Out of these, more than 7,000 MoUs for projects worth Rs 9.10 lakh crore have already been inked, said a government spokesperson.
The investment target for GIS-2023 was initially set at Rs 10 lakh crore but seeing the massive response it was raised.
“If we can achieve this target, the historic feat will help UP make rapid strides towards realizing Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s resolve to make UP a USD 1 trillion economy by 2027,” the spokesperson said.
Each department was given individual targets.The department of additional sources of energy that had an investment target of Rs 60,000 crore has signed MoUs worth over Rs 1.73 lakh crore and UP State Industrial Development Authority, which was given a revised target of Rs 1 lakh crore, has succeeded in signing MoUs worth more than that.
The government had identified 37 sectors for investment. Of these, MoUs were signed in 23 sectors till January 10. This includes MoUs worth Rs 38,000 crore by the tourism department, Rs 75,000 crore by energy department, Rs 57,000 crore by Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority, Rs 97,000 crore by the IT department, Rs 55,000 crore by MSME sector and Rs 27,000 crore by textile sector.





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