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State govt created enough scope and employment, says ASSOCHAM President

 MPost |  2016-01-28 01:39:34.0  |  Kolkata

In last three years, enough opportunities and employment have been created in various sectors as the state government has come up with an investment friendly policy, said Sunil Kanoria, the President of The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). 

“To attract more investments, the state government has done a great deal of work in the fields of marketing and ease of doing business. What is most important that the state government has made a transparent process for making the state a favourite destination for the investors,” Kanoria said. 

He was speaking at a programme at a city hotel on Wednesday. Kanoria lauded the state government saying that in the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector lot of opportunities have been created in the state. Investments are coming into the MSME sectors. The state is on the right direction. 

“Huge employments can be generated through setting up more MSME units. There has been considerable amount of development in MSME. The government has created investment friendly policy. This sends a good message. Our Chief Minister is passionate about the growth and development in the state,” Kanoria maintained. 

The state government put up efforts to attract more investments by promising land and the improving the ease of doing business. He however stressed emphasis on the development of infrastructure in Road, Highways, Transportation, Solid Waste management and also talked about the importance of creating real assets. 

On GST Kanoria said that an all out efforts should be made to get the Goods and Services Tax Constitutional Amendment Bill passed in the Parliament. He appeals to the opposition party Congress to support the important reforms measure which can make huge difference to the business segment. 

He also said: “People do not mind paying taxes, but it should come under one segment so that it becomes easier for the businessmen to pay all the taxes at a time.”

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