Haryana Tops The List In Terms Of Per Capita Investment

Chandigarh: Centre for Monitoring of Indian Economy (CMIE) has reported that Haryana has topped the state list in terms of per capita investment in the existing fiscal.

The report has detailed that the overall investment figure under implementation is Rs 1,86,045 crore, as of June 2007.

According to the report, the state ranked 14th ten years ago and was placed at 13th place five years ago in terms of per capita investment.

While talking to news persons after the study was published in ‘English daily’, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda told, “Now in 2007, Haryana has ranked number one with per capita investment of Rs 78,500 showing 856 per cent change over 2002-2007. According to this analysis, the total investment figure under implementation is Rs 1,86,045 crore, as in June 2007.”

Hooda also said that he had set an objective of Rs two lakh crore investment and 20 lakh jobs in the state.

He added that projects involving an investment of Rs 28,000 crore have come within the last two years and industrial projects worth Rs 60,000 crore were under implementation.

“This is in addition to investment in SEZs being set up in the State where more than Rs 2,00,000 crore investment is likely to come up,” he also said.