Investment from Dutch industries will be encouraged : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

Consul General of Kingdom of Netherlands in Bengaluru,Ewout de Wit met Chief Minister Siddaramaiah cordially and held discussions today.

The Chief Minister said that Karnataka has an investor friendly ecosystem that helps economy to grow,and ample skilled manpower and good law and order condition.

He explained that Netherlands has invested a substantial amount in the state, amounting to a total investment of 9%.

He explained that the Netherlands has a special interest in industries such as sustainable energy, electronics,semiconductor and other innovative areas.

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands is expected to visit India in September and will also visit Bangalore. On this occasion,the delegation of entrepreneurs is keen to discuss investment in various sectors with the state.

Reacting to this,Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that Karnataka is a leading state in industrialization. Especially in IT, BT sector State is in top position.

Karnataka being a peaceful state with availability of skilled human resource makes it an excellent destination for investment.

All cooperation will be extended to the Netherland companies in the State.He assured that the Government will not allow law and order situation to deteriorate.

Gunjan Krishna,Commissioner of Commerce and Industries was present.