Published on : Monday, July 15, 2019
To reach out to all the prime industry players all over the country, today, Principal Secretary Industries, Commerce and Tourism, Navin Kumar Choudhary conducted a detailed interaction with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here.
M Ponnuswami, former Chairman CII Tamil Nadu and Chairman and Managing Director Pon Pure Chemical India Pvt Ltd., took part in the session.
P Ravichandran former Chairman CII Tamil Nadu and President Danfoss Industries Pvt Ltd, Thangam Meganathan Vice Chairperson CII Chennai Zone and Chairperson Rajalakshmi Institutions, Mani Vice President Sattva Logistics Ltd ,Suresh Krishn Chair Task Force on Chennai Infrastructure and Managing Director Isha hotels India Pvt Ltd, Santhanagpalan Subramaniyam Convener Tamil Nadu Economic Affairs and Taxation Panel and CFO TFO TV Sundram IYENGAR and Sons Pvt Led, Rajeev Sistla Head Corporate TAFE Pvt Ltd ,A Gurunathan, GM Public Affairs Gamesa Renewable Pvt Ltd were among other distinguished people who attended the session.
Navin offered a brief speech on the industrial scenario of the state emphasizing the possible areas of investment opportunities.
Also, the Principal Secretary highlighted the State Industrial Policy and the support available to the investors.
Another interaction was arranged with all the tourism players. The tete-a-tete was hosted by Chennai tourism office, incidentally the only state office in Tamil Naidu. This session was attended by prominent tourism players of Chennai like V K T Balan Chairman and Managing Director Madura Travel Service Pvt Ltd, Muhammad Afzal Chairman and Managing Director Parveen Travels Pvt Ltd Shahul Hameed Chairman TAAI Southern Region and Director Al Awahad Travels Pvt Ltd in addition to other TAAI members and significant local travel agents. The travel fraternity was quite overwhelmed upon carrying out an aggressive advertising campaign in Tamil Naidu and also gave emphasis upon more FAM Tours targeting the press and travel agents from the State to dilute the negativity about the State
Principal Secretary assured to get the local media and travel agents to visit the State to make them aware about the situation and the potential the State offers.
Also, Director Industries, Mahmood Ahmad Shah was present during the interactive sessions.