Ranchi, Feb 13: Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that the state government will sign only as many MoUs during Momentum Jharkhand as will be possible for it to implement.
He directed the state authorities concerned to fix a timeline for every department to ensure timely implementation of all MoUs going to be signed during the forthcoming mega event.
�The authorities have been asked to prepare a separate list of MoUs that will be implemented within a year. Another list of MoUs that are to be implemented in next two to three years is also to be prepared separately. The huge count of MoUs will not really matter.
But they should certainly be concrete, constructive and fruitful. They should have potential for the state�s progress and development,� said the CM while addressing a meeting convened at the state Secretariat to review preparations for the Global Investors� Summit (GIS) going to be held in Ranchi on 16th and 17th February.
Das directed the authorities to make sure that neither the prospective investors nor the people of the state face any inconveniences during the mega event. The delegates from far and wide should return to their destinations with an impressive image of Jharkhand, he told the authorities.
The CM further said that a greater emphasis should be laid on signing such MoUs which could translate into greater employment opportunities for the people of the state and which could improve the basic infrastructure and public utility services. �We should promote companies that invest in education and health sector. There is immense scope for employment in these sectors. The people of the state will be greatly benefitted by investment in these sectors. Also they will not have to go to other states in search of better education opportunities and healthcare services. When the people will not go out, the money spent by them will also raise the economic growth rate of the state,� said the CM.
The CM asked the authorities to allow the public to visit Global Investors� Summit venue. He said that general visitors will be allowed entry at the venue for a prescribed time period on both days of the event so that they may also witness the exhibition.
The meeting was also attended by Chief Secretary Raj Bala Verma, DGP DK Pandey, Additional Chief Secretary Amit Khare and Principal Secretary to the CM Sanjay Kumar.
Meanwhile, in view of the Summit, Ranchi police beefed up security at various places including the programme venue. Intensive traffic and arms checking drive was launched throughout the city to ward off unwanted elements. Tight security arrangements will be in place in the state on both days of the event.