Rajasthan The Investment Destination by hedongchenchen


The Investment Destination
          Presentation by
         Mira Mehrishi
  Commissioner, Investment & NRI
     Government of Rajasthan
        6th February, 2006
             New Delhi
Land of Advantages
    • Peaceful… Politically stable…
      Committed leadership
    • Strategically Located:
      – Proximity to Delhi
      – Link between the Northern States and
        ports on the West Coast – North-South
        and East-West corridors pass through
        the State
    • Peaceful Industrial relations and a
      conducive investment climate
    • Stable government policies
An Investment Destination…
     • Home to several MNCs:
       – GE           CORNING
       – ERICSSON
     • New Entrants
       – Hero Honda
       – ONGC
       – Caparno
Efficient Infrastructure

     • Road
       – Extensively connected through a network
         of State and National Highways
       – Well developed road network in cities
     • Power
       – Taps power from conventional and non-
         conventional sources
     • Industrial Estates across the State
     • Continuously improving
       telecommunication infrastructure
Efficient Infrastructure

     • Banking:
       – Presence of major nationalized and
         commercial banks
       – ICICI, HDFC, UTI, Citibank, HSBC, Stand
         Chart etc.

     • Emphasis on technical
        47 Engineering Colleges & premier
        International level IT Training institutes: BITS
        Pilani & LNMIIT functioning in Rajasthan
Investment Policy
     • The       Rajasthan   Investment
       Promotion Scheme (RIPS)
     • Policy Highlights:
       – 100% exemption of luxury tax for seven years
       – 50% exemption of entertainment tax for seven
       – 50% exemption of electricity duty for seven
       – 50% exemption of mandi tax for seven years
       – 50% exemption from stamp duty
       – 50% exemption from conversion charge
       – 5% interest subsidy and 25 %
         wage/employment subsidy set-off against sales

Alive with Opportunities
Alive with Opportunities

     • Manufacturing Sector
       – Textiles
       – Auto-ancillary
       – Handicrafts
       – Mining & Mineral based
         •   Cement
         •   Mineral processing
         •   Ceramics
         •   Gems and Jewelry
       – Dairy
Alive with Opportunities

    Education: …
    • Higher Education
      – Policy in place for setting up Private
        Colleges and Private Universities

    • Potential for three more Medical
      – Fund requirement: A private Medical
        College involves an investment of about
        Rs. 90-100 crore which is staggered in
        five years.
Alive with Opportunities

     • Infrastructure
       – Road
         • Road Development Act and Rules in place
         • Model Concession Agreement
         • Private entrepreneur can levy and collect toll
       – Power
         • Privatisation of electricity distribution is on
           the anvil
         • Power Plants identified for private sector
         • Investment in Non-conventional energy
           generation –Solar, Wind and Bio-mass
Alive with Opportunities
     • Information Technology

       – IT-Friendly Government
         • Progressive IT policy
         • Several large eGovernance projects:
           eMitra, State Data Center

       – Infrastructure
         • IT Parks at Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur,
Alive with Opportunities
    • Biotechnology
      – Rich Bio-diversity
      – State is home to rare aromatic and medicinal plants
      – Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute
      – Camel Research Institute
      – Central Arid Zone Research Institute
      – Biotech Parks at Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bhiwadi
      – Investor-friendly Biotechnology Policy
      – Special Land Package form RIICO
      – Opportunities exist in…Organic farming. Herbal
Alive to Opportunities
    • Tourism/ Urban Infrastructure -
      Public Private Partnership Projects:
      – Adoption of Monuments
      – Investment in development of air strips
      – Development of Amusement / Theme /
        Water Parks
      – Investment in hotels, motels etc. to cope
        with rising tourist influx
      – Setting up of Yoga Centers, Mind and Body
        Healing Centers etc.
Thank You

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