Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar to leave for US on Aug 16

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Aug 10, 2015 23:00 IST

Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar will lead a high-level delegation to the United States and Canada which will take off on August 16.

The delegation, which will include a 19-member team of leading business houses from Haryana, will spend ten days in North America.
Industries and commerce minister Cap. Abhimanyu, principal secretary to Chief Minister Sanjeev Kaushal, principal secretary (industries) Devender Singh, managing director, Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC), Vineet Garg, director general, information and public relations, Abhilaksh Likhi, and OSD to Chief Minister Mukul Kumar would also be part of the delegation.

An official spokesperson said that during its visit from August 16 to August 24, the delegation would visit New York, Washington, San Francisco in United States and Vancouver and Toronto in Canada. It would hold deliberations with leading US and Canadian industrialists and non-resident Indians (NRIs).

The objective would be to attract investment for Haryana in areas of food processing, information technology (IT), IT-enabled services, solar energy and renewable energy, mass rapid transport, skill development, defence production, electronics manufacturing, garments, auto industry, industrial parks and medical tourism.

The delegation would also hold meetings with the United States Indian Business Council (USIBC) and Canada India Business Council (CIBC).
The business organisations accompanying the delegation include chairman of Hi-Tech Group, Gurgaon, Deep Kapuria; CEO of Liberty Shoes Limited, Karnal Adesh Gupta; co-chairman and managing director of Sandhar Technologies Limited, Gurgaon, Jayant Davar; chairman, CII Haryana, and managing director, Satyam Auto Components Limited Gurgaon, Sameer Munjal; managing director Rico Auto Industries Limited, Gurgaon, Arvind Kapur; managing director, Omax Autos Limited, Gurgaon, Jatender Kumar Mehta; managing director Minda Industries Limited Gurgaon, Nirmal Minda; managing director, Oriental Engineering Works Private Limited, Yamunanagar, Raman Saluja; chief executive officer Su-Kam Power Systems Limited, Gurgaon, Kumar Sachdev; director, Manav Rachna Vidyantariksha Private Limited, Faridabad, Prashant Bhalla; director, Cygnus Hospitals, Gurgaon, Dr Dinesh Batra; senior vice-president and head corporate affairs of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Private Limited, Gurgaon, Harbhajan Singh; managing director, Richa Global Exports Private Limited, Gurgaon, Virender Uppal; partner KPMG India, Gurgaon, Akshay Bhalla; managing director, LPS Bossard Private Limited, Rohtak, Rajesh Jain, joint managing director, Sudhir Gensets Limited, Gurgaon, Rahul Seth; managing director, Karnal Milk Foods Limited, Vipin Gupta; regional director, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Chandigarh, Pikender Pal Singh; and director and head of CII, Gurgaon, Ajay Dhyani.

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