In a bid to make Uttar Pradesh a hub of industries, the Government of Uttar Pradesh is geared up to organise the third groundbreaking ceremony on June 3. The event will witness the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Chief Secretary of UP Durga Shankar Mishra has sent invitations to 150 leading industrialists and to all the investors investing worth over Rs 3 crore.
PM Modi will inaugurate the historic event and perform the bhumi-pujan for nearly 2000 projects worth Rs 75,000 crores, virtually. This would be the third groundbreaking ceremony under the Yogi Adityanath government during the last five years but the first in his second regime.
During this, PM Modi will also inaugurate an exhibition which will have stalls showcasing products of 12 startups and 14 investors. Apart from this, One District One Product (ODOP) will put up about 62 stalls. Eminent and leading industrialists of the country and abroad will also share their views on GBC 3.
Among the prominent projects that would be kicked off by the groundbreaking are data centres of Adani and Hiranandani groups worth Rs 4900 crore and Rs 9100 crore respectively along with the Rs 2100 crore software development centres of Microsoft. While Medical Device Park will also be built in the Yamuna Expressway area.
About 3,000 people are expected to attend GBC 3 to be held at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan. It also includes central officials including union ministers. At the government level, 10 committees have been formed for GBC 3. Integrated Infrastructural Development Centre (IIDC) and the Chief Secretary are personally monitoring the projects to be included in GBC 3.
The event will be attended by Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group; Sanjeev Goenka, Chairman of RPSG Group; Vijay Shekhar Sharma, MD and CEO of Paytm; Sanjeev Puri, Chairman and MD of ITC Ltd; RC Bhargava, Chairman of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.; Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman of Medanta; Producer and Director Boney Kapoor; Lulu Group MD Yusuf Ali; BrahMos CEO and MD Atul Dinkar Rane; Torrent Pharmaceuticals Chairman Sudhir Mehta; Ola Founder Bhavish Agarwal; Godrej Properties Executive Chairman Pirojsha Adi Godrej; Infosys Founder Mohan Das Pai; Producer and Director KC Bokadia; Ginni Filaments CMD Shishir Jaipuria; Sri Baidyanath Ayurveda MD Anurag Sharma; Greenko Group Founder and MD Anil Kumar Chalamalasetty; MAQ Software MD Rajeev Agarwal; Oyo Founder and CEO Ritesh Agarwal; Chandra Prakash Agarwal, Chairman/Managing Director, Gallantt Metal Ltd; Sukhbir Singh, Director, Sukhbir Agro Energy Ltd.; Lalit Thukral, Chairman, Noida Apparel Export Cluster; Sekharipuram Narayanan Subrahmanyam, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Larsen & Toubro; among others.