Bhopal : The Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath has said that Madhya Pradesh will soon emerge as India’s Warehousing Hub. Since, Madhya Pradesh is geographically located at the center of the country, it will develop into a Logistics Hub in the near future. This will help the State become Warehousing Hub. He sought active participation of prospective investors.
On the second day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum at Davos, the globally renowned industrialists and investors discussed with the Chief Minister about their investment plans in allied emerging sectors of information technology, hospitality and tourism in Madhya Pradesh. The investors expressed confidence in the leadership and vision of Shri Kamal Nath and said that Madhya Pradesh will soon become an economic force.
Antonio Neri, President & CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Division, Shri Magesvaran Suranjan, President of Procter & Gamble Asia Pacific, Middle East Africa, Shri Abidali Neemuchwala, CEO & Managing Director of Wipro, Shri Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chairman and CEO of Emeritus Airlines, Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil President & Managing Director of VPS Health Care Group, 2000 W Founder Shri Andreas Bilkert had one-to-one discussion with the Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister discussed topics related to setting up a data center, hardware manufacturing and setting up an IT park with Shri Antonio Neri, President and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Division. Shri Neri talked about hardware manufacturing and IT service operations at IT Park in Madhya Pradesh. The Chief Minister said that the Madhya Pradesh is a peaceful state and has the most favorable environment for investment in the IT sector as there is a large number of talented young IT professionals available here.
Wipro Limited CEO Shri Abidali Neemuchwala discussed with the Chief Minister on the scope of setting up Information Technology Services Units and Parks. Expressing confidence in the leadership of Shri Kamal Nath, he underlined the investment potential in information technology sector.
President of the Inter Continental Hotels Group (IHG), Shri Patrick Cescau and CEO Shri Keith Barr expressed their willingness to invest underlining the prospects of the hospitality industry. He discussed with the Chief Minister about a number of issues mainly setting up the world class resorts in wildlife tourism area and construction of heritage hotels at major tourist destinations.