India emphasis on solar energy under the Make in India initiative in China

India has made a strong pitch for Chinese investments under the Make in India initiative in a range of sectors like infrastructure development and solar energy at two events in the booming eastern Zhejiang province.

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Nagaraj Naidu, Director-General of Investment Trade and Promotion Division of Ministry of External Affairs, introduced the overall investment environment and guidelines for benefit of companies from Huzhou city at the India-China Business and Investment Forum and India Week celebrations.

A 60-member Indian business delegation headed by Prakash Gupta, Consul-General of Indian Consulate in Shanghai, took part in the events from October 31. The events were jointly organized by the consulate and the local Huzhou government.

The co-operation with Huzhou was a unique initiative bringing together economic, commercial and cultural aspects and intends to transport a truly Indian experience, said a statement from the consulate today.

India’s strong pitch for Chinese investments at the two events was mainly directed towards solar panels, smart cities, power sectors apart from infrastructure development, roads and urban transportation.

Huzhou Communist Party of China Secretary Qiu Dongyao assured Huzhou companies’ strong interest in investing in Make in India projects pertaining to infrastructure and smart cities.


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