Kochi | Bharat Mammotty would be Brand Ambassador of the Make in India-Make in Kerala summit, an event to project Kerala as an ideal destination for investment, to be held here in the last week of August, Keala Industries and Information Technology Principal Secretary P H Kurian informed today.
Informing this at a news conference, he said that Mr Mamootty, has been acting as a catalyst for positive changes in the society by standing up for holistic development and integrated growth of the state. His support will lend this movement greater momentum and wider recognition across all sections of the society.
The object of organizing such a summit was to help and remove misconceptions about the sate and promote the state as an ideal investment destination for a variety of business, he said.
Stating that there would be seminars on a variety of subjects relevant to the state and special sessions for addressing the concerns of investors, he said Keralas potential has never been fully exploited and through make in Kerala summit, a part of UPA Governments Make in India, society of Integrated Growth of the Nation (SIGN) with the support of Central and State governments, KINFRA, KSIDC, E and Y and other industry bodies would strive bridge gaps and facilitate B2B and B2C networking and interaction.
Pointing that 11 important sectors has been identified for development, including leveraging and building skills, opportunities sectors and Opportunities in sectors, he said this is a joint forum to discuss the future of Kerala in terms of the important projects the state need to focus on, the skills that we need to build and the business ecosystem that we need to create to continually attract attention of not only investors from within and outside Kerala but also the keen attention and participation of central government.
In his remarks BJP state general secretary A N Radhakrishnan said several Union Ministers would take part in the three-day event.
We have been continuously discussing the industrial climate in Kerala and more importantly how we can leverage the make in India programme announced by the central government.
As a state initiative, we want to conduct a Make in India-Make in Kerala seminar which would provide a platform for us to discuss and leverage the various central schemes announced recently.