Shimla: Chaired by chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, a high level single window clearance authority late on Monday cleared 10 industrial projects entailing investment proposals worth Rs 306.63 crore and projecting an employment potential of 1770 people.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said that the state was pursuing extension of the Special Industrial Package upto March, 2013, but at the moment it was supposed to be over by 31st March, 2010.
He asked concerned officers to work as facilitators for the prospective entrepreneurs and extend all possible help in completion of their papers and obtaining clearances from different quarters.
More efforts needed to be made to attract investors to Himachal Pradesh, he said.
The chief minister asked officials to ensure that provision 118 of the land act was adhered to no land owner was rendered landless due to the acquisition process.
He said that the industries officers needed to ensure that all such cases of land acquisition or sale were scrutinised intensely and interests of the land owners protected.
He emphasised the need for simplification of the procedure in completion of codal formalities and deliver prospective entrepreneurs best of the prompt services.
He said that power requirement needed to meet demand situation promptly.