Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Thursday holds a roadshow in Bangalore to attract prospective investors for the 'Global Investors Meet-2012' to be held early next month in Naya Raipur, the upcoming capital of the mineral-rich state.

Inviting investors, Chief Minister Raman Singh said the state had a huge pool of manpower and expertise in sectors like information technology and biotechnology, and that he was keen on developing these sectors by learning from the experience of Bangalore. He added that Chhattisgarh offered investment opportunities in power, steel, aluminium and cement sectors and would want to diversify into IT and biotechnology sectors as well.

"Correct policies, programmes and positive approach of the government have helped Chhattisgarh in making mark on the national and international level," Raman Singh said. He also said that the mineral-rich state has attained a sustainable growth in the economic and social sectors.

"Chhattisgarh attained the highest growth rate in the country in 2009-10, which was 11.49 percent, and increased it to 11.57 percent in 2010-11," he added. The chief minister assured infrastructure support to the firms keen on investing in the state.


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