Ranchi, Oct 15 (IANS) Jharkhand will appoint a nodal officer to communicate with entrepreneurs willing to set up industries in the state, an official said on Thursday.
“The state government has decided to appoint nodal officer to interact with the investors willing to invest. The decision has been taken under policy of the state government of ease of doing business,” an official of Jharkhand industry department told IANS.
The official also spoke on the investors’ complaint that “the state government does not act as facilitation agency to create business environment in the state”.
“The state government has taken a slew of measures in the field of labour, land and other sectors to help the investors. The government has launched a single window portal to help the investors,” the official said.
“Eleven companies have shown willingness to invest Rs.670 crore in food processing sector,” the official said, adding: “Jharkhand is known for minerals like iron ore, coal and others but there is huge is potential in food processing sector. The government is trying to lure the investors to set up food processing units.”