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ASSOCHAM growth agenda for Gujarat Assembly Elections

Posted on Nov 09, 09:35PM | UNI

Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has proposed a 15-point growth agenda to political parties for inclusion in their respective election manifestos for upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections with a view to create consensus on certain significant economic issues to achieve double digit growth in the next decade.

According to a paper titled 'ASSOCHAM suggestions for Election Manifesto of political parties in Gujarat, presented at a seminar here today, 'Infrastructure development, Public Private Partnership (PPP), cluster based development approach, agriculture, food processing, power, automobiles, textiles, transport, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, information technology, real estate, special economic zones (SEZs), export promotion zones (EPZs), civil aviation, education, telecommunication, tourism and international trade are significant areas. which can transform the state's economy.

In its paper, the ASSOCHAM has earmarked issues of severe importance under the headings- agriculture, economics, industry, infrastructure, international trade, politics and services.