Global Investors Summit 2016: Industrialists all praise for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Finance Minister Arun Jitley at Global Investors Summit at Indore on 22 November 2016.
Finance Minister Arun Jitley at Global Investors Summit at Indore on 22 November 2016.

Indore: Captains of industry, both from India and abroad, attending the inaugural session of Global Investors Summit 2016 here today appreciated Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s efforts to systematically promote the growth of industry in the State.

The speakers lauded the initiative in the form of the series of investors’ summits organised by the State and described it as an honest effort for sustainable development and for generating employment for the youth, promotion of agriculture through agri-based business and industries, tourism, textile and information technology, automobile and other sectors.

22 speakers addressed the inaugural function focusing the scene prevailing earlier in Madhya Pradesh and the special efforts and decisions taken for development in the last one decade.

On this occasion, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley and Union Communication and IT minister Ravishankar Prasad embraced Chouhan when he concluded his speech. Jaitley recalled the time when he was organisation in-charge of Madhya Pradesh and faced difficulties in travelling from Bhopal to Indore by road. Jaitley also spoke of the commitment and efforts made by the Chief Minister Chouhan to ensure the State achieves all round progress.

President of Aditya Birla Group Kumar Mangalam Birla described his experience of investment in Madhya Pradesh as pleasant. ADAG Reliance Group president Anil Ambani said Madhya Pradesh is an ideal destination for investment. Sun Pharmaceutical MD Dilip Sanghvi expressed the desire to increase investment in MP. Speaking highly of the rate of economic growth of Madhya Pradesh, which is more than other states, Patanjali Ltd chief Swami Ramdev talked of investment schemes that would provide benefit to 10,000 farmers in MP. President of SR Group Shashi Ruia had a special word of praise for the industrial promotion policy of Chief Minister Chouhan

Outbreak of H5 Avian Influenza: Environment Ministry sets up Committee to monitor siituation

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h5-avian-influenza-virusNew Delhi: Acting swiftly on the reports of mortality among the birds in National Zoological Park in the capital and other parts of the country due to H5 Avian Influenza Virus, a committee has been constituted to monitor the situation.

The Member Secretary Central Zoo Authority will be the Chairman of the committee on H5 Avian Influenza Virus. The other members will be Director National Zoological Park (Member Convenor) and Deputy Inspector General of Forest (WL) will be a member.

The committee, being formed on the instructions of Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave, will oversee the daily incidences of H5 Avian Influenza in National Zoological Park and other Zoos of the country and submit a daily report to the Environment Minister.

There has been no mortality among the free-ranging birds of the National Zoological Park today. The Zoo at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh has also been shut down for the public due to Bird flu scare.

To control the disease, following actions are being taken:

Active surveillance continues in the zoo
Zoo is being screened regularly for any dead bird
Bio-security measures continue
Zoo remains closed for the safety of visitors and to control the disease
A team of doctors from Animal Husbandry Department visited Delhi Zoo for monitoring
A team of medical doctors visited and examined exposed employees of the zoo and medication was provided.