Invest Punjab Summit: Indian Business Leaders Give Thumps Up to CM’s Pro-Industry Policies


A two-day 5th Progressive Punjab Investors’ Summit 2023 commenced in Mohali with the theme ‘Invest in the Best’. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann kicked off the Fifth edition of progressive Punjab summit by inaugurating a hi-tech exhibition at the Indian School of Business, Mohali. The summit organised by the Bhagwant Mann-led AAP government aims at showcasing the state as a “preferred investment destination”.

Progressive Punjab Investors’ Summit 2023

A total of nine sessions have been planned covering different sectors like agri-food processing, textiles, healthcare, education, tourism, information technology, and start-ups and exports. Two sessions on Japan and UK will also be held. Chief minister Bhagwant Mann had travelled to Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Germany to meet business leaders and representatives of the industry associations, inviting them for the summit.

Chief minister Bhagwant Mann Speech

On the first day, leading industrial captains from across the country hailed the path breaking initiatives taken by the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.

Progressive Punjab Investors’ Summit 2023

In his address Chairman Medanta Group Dr Naresh Trehan said that since Punjab is a developing economy so there is a lot of potential in the state.

Chairman & MD, ITC group Sanjiv Puri hailed the industrially conducive environment created by the AAP government.

Progressive Punjab Investors’ Summit 2023

Lauding the government’s professional and industrial friendly approach Executive Chairperson, Godrej Consumers Products Nisaba Godrej appreciated setting up of schools of eminence to impart quality education to students.

Vice Chairman, Bharti Group Rakesh Bharti Mittal said that increase in GSDP compared to last year speaks volumes of transformation of Punjab.

Addressing the gathering MD, Murugappa Group Arun Murugappan said that Punjab is on threshold of transition due to its top class infrastructure coupled with conducive government policies. He also lauded the single window system being offered by the state government for clearances. Arun Murugappan also appreciated the state government for launching comprehensive electric vehicle policy.

Progressive Punjab Investors’ Summit 2023

During his address President, Cargill India, Simon George said that the group will double its investment in the coming two years due to industrial friendly policies of the state. George also hailed the Chief Minister for taking several path breaking initiatives.

Chairman & MD, RJ Corp, Ravikant Jaipuria said that now Punjab was ready for the big leap in the industrial sector due to the policies of the state government. Ravikant Jaipuria exhorted industrialists to invest in the state in a big way.

Executive Director, Mahindra & Mahindra, Rajesh Jejurikar, said lauded the vision of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann in transforming the state into an industrial hub,

Board of Director HMEL, Prabh Dass said that the support of the people and Punjab government has encouraged them to invest more in Punjab.

Lauding the initiatives being taken by the Chief Minister, Chairman CII, Anshuman Magazine called the summit a successful venture as every interaction was very fruitful.

leading companies from across the globe in exhibition

Participants in the exhibition 

In the exhibition a number of leading companies from across the globe had showcased their products.

HMEL Bathinda, ITC, Palaksha University, ESR Lopistics Pvt. Ltd., Hindustan Unilever Limited, International Tractors limited, Tynor Orthotics Pvt. Ltd, Savi Exports, Sanathan Polyoot Private Limited, Trident Group, UK High Commissioner Office, Hartek Power, Masters Creation, Gilard Electronics Pvt. Ltd, Avon Cycles Ltd, M/s Raja Fat & Feeds Pvt. Ltd, IIT Ropar,, Technology Business Incubation Foundation, Nanokriti Pvt. Ltd, Edith Healthcare, Dakters Software
Startup Punjab, M/s Black Eye Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Agnext
B.G. INnovatech, Holokitab Technologies, Vishwaaz AI Pvt. LTD, Breww Therapeutics Private Limited, Kielde Private Limited, Cyberhawks Intelligence Services, LLP
Lowcal Ventures Pvt. Ltd, NIRVIGHNA SERVICES PVT LTD, KCSAD LIGHTS (INDIA) PVT. LTD, JK Papers, Nestle India Ltd and others who have took part in the exhibition.


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