Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi today at IIMA conclave said that Gujarat is heading towards being a global capital for solar energy.
IIMA conclave was organized today jointly by IIMA alumni association and government of Gujarat, as a part of celebration of IIMA's golden jubilee and promotion of forthcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit. Chief Minister participated a question-answer session besides delivering keynote address on the occasion.
Shri Modi said that Gujarat government, by exploiting all possible natural means of energy is trying show a way-out in the time of energy crises. He said that world's largest solar energy park is being setup on the land of Gujarat and many countries are now eager to partner the state in the field of solar energy. Gujarat is also open for a global participation in the field of solar energy equipment manufacturing and is already done with the solar energy policy, he said.
Chief Minister called upon young intellects to chip in their skills for the development of the state in the newer directions. He said that Gujarat has formed an Innovation Commission. A world-class incubation centre is also going to be established in the state and government will assist the young minds having innovating ideas, with a venture fund.
Shri Modi appreciated IIMA alumni's eagerness for contributing in Gujarat's development and said that IIM has given a huge contribution in the progress of the state.
Chief Minister said that the state government is putting emphasize on P2G2 (Proactive Pro-people Good Governance) and development friendly atmosphere in the state. Government wants to provide a 'pragati ni sidi' (ladder of progress) to industries instead 'subsidy', he said.
IIM alumni Shri S.B.Dangayach and Pro. Atanu Ghosh described Shri Modi as an extraordinary leader and manager and said that Gujarat has scored a high position in the world due to his farsighted leadership.