Mumbai focus of ‘Make In India’ extravaganza

The Asian Age - 25th January 2016

Make In India week, beginning February 13 in Mumbai, will be packed with business events like the Hackathon, sessions on global design and innovation, CNN Asia business forum, seminars, exhibitions, TIME India awards etc.
Mumbai will be in special focus with exhibitions across all museums and art galleries, music, street art, sound and light shows and a street food festival that will showcase the local cuisine of the city. “The Centre is highlighting 11 focus sectors — aerospace and defence, automobiles and automobile components, chemicals and petrochemicals, construction equipment, materials and technology, food processing, infrastructure development, IT and electronics, industrial equipment and machinery, micro, small and medium enterprises, pharmaceuticals and textiles to attract investments,” an official from the industries department said. According to the official, on the first day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event. The next day will be for CNN Asia business forum and states like Haryana, Chhattisgarh and Odisha will have an investor summit. On February 15, various seminars will be conducted on opportunities in the electronic and IT sectors, oil and gas, power and coal and an investors’ summit ‘Magnetic Maharashtra’. A seminar on ‘Make In Mumbai’ has been planned on the same day. The remaining three days will have more seminars, investors’ summit for Punjab, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh, the official added.

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