CM Palaniswami’s big push to business in Tamilnadu

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated the Investment and Skill Development Conclave held in the city today.

A press release said nine MoUs with an investment of Rs 5,027 crores creating 20,351 jobs will be signed during the conclave. ”Inauguration of three MoU projects of US companies will also take place,” the release said.

Sources said that Kapisoft, Kloud Learn and ZL Technology are the three companies. The MoUs were signed at an investors’ meet at San Jose in USA, where Palaniswami showcased Tamilnadu’s potential to investors and members of Tamil diaspora.

Apart from this, three Apex Skill Development Centres at a cost of Rs 60 crore will be launched, the release added.

It further said that MoUs for two new ITIs at a cost of Rs 28.43 crore will be signed during the event.

”The Tamilnadu Skill Gap Report and District Skill Development Plans will also be released during the event. A new name and logo of Tamilnadu Guidance Bureau, Biz Buddy – a grievance redressal portal of industries will also be launched,” the release added.

It further stated that there will also be knowledge partnerships with DRDO and IIT Madras for TN defence Industrial Corridor.

Ministers M C Sampath, Nilofer Kafeel, Chief Secretary K Shanmugam and senior officials will be present during the event.

EPS’ message on World AIDS Day

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said awareness should be created among public about HIV/AIDS.

In a statement released on the eve of World AIDS Day, Palansiwami said people of the State must all vow to make Tamilnadu HIV free.

”People should do regular blood checkups, those who are affected by the virus should be properly taken care with love and affection. They should be given confidence,” the release said.

In Jaya’s memory

The AIADMK today said that Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam who are also the joint coordinator and coordinator of the party, will lead a procession of party cadres on former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s third death anniversary on 5 December.

A party release stated that the procession will begin at Anna Salai and will end at Amma Samadhi where floral tributes will paid.

”Following this, party cadres will take an oath. All members are requested to take part in the event,” the release added.

NT Bureau