NEW DELHI: On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting with top industrialists and policy makers. The main objective of the meeting with top industrialists will be to hold discussions over the measures and steps that are required to realise PM Modi’s vision of India breaking into the top 50 in the World Bank’s ease of doing business index.
Our news sources have reported that the meeting which has been named as ‘Reflections on Ease of Doing Business’ will be organised by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion. The government is putting up the best possible efforts in order to leapfrog on the ‘Doing Business’ index next year and boost the country’s investment attractiveness.
In order to make the most of the meeting(‘Reflections on Ease of Doing Business’), top representatives from industry chambers CII, FICCI and Assocham and other industrialists like Anand Mahindra will share their inputs and feedback for the roadmap required to move ahead in the direction leading to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of India breaking into the top 50 in the World Bank’s ease of doing business index.
Besides the top representatives from industry chambers and other big industrialists, some senior government officials Bank will also participate in the meeting. These government officials will be the officials from the team that worked on reforms to improve the ease of doing business parameters.
As per the recent reports, the ‘Doing Business’ rankings released on October 31 has placed India on 77th spot thereby making a rise of 23 places from the previous rankings.
The surge in ranking came as a shot in the arm for the Narendra Modi-led government which faces strong dissenting voices from opposition parties ahead of the general elections next year.
The last year reports of the World Bank’s Doing Business placed India on 100th position.