The ongoing Global Investors Meet, which started Wednesday, has already sent positive signals in terms of repositioning Tamilnadu as the favourite investment decision of global companies.
The State, which was on top of the industrial radar for many years, was in the news for bad reasons lately, and was portrayed by some vested interests as a problematic place. But the GIM-2019 has come at the right time to shed the negative tag and to showcase Tamilnadu as a place to invest and flourish.
TN has many advantages. It is well connected by road, railways, sea and air. It has a skilled workforce which is ready to do wonders if right opportunities are given. And, with a government which is promising all support to entrepreneurs at the helm, sky is the limit for companies which are serious about their growth.
The investments proposed by industries should result in creating job opportunities and industrialisation should happen without affecting/polluting the environment. These things should be ensured by all stakeholders. Only then, the State can grow economically.
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, while speaking at the inaugural event, said, “Encouraged by the success of GIM-2015, the government has organised the second edition. If the response we have received is any indication, GIM-2019 is not only a grand success, but will be remembered as a historic event in the annals of industrialisation of Tamilnadu.”
He also said that the primary objective of the GIM was to showcase the opportunities in Tamilnadu and attract investments, so as to retain the ‘Numero uno’ position of the State. Let his words come true.