Haryana offers abundant opportunities in healthcare, IT

Gurgaon, Mar 9 (PTI) Haryana is a leading state in terms of education and offers abundant opportunities in areas like healthcare and services, Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said today.

Speaking on the last day of the two-day 'Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit-2016 here, Sinha said the domestic market of Haryana is very robust and services in any sector can be provided easily.

Haryana is leading in terms of business, education and financial services, which should be further strengthened to increase the GDP of the country and the state, the minister said at the sectoral session titled 'Next wave of growth in services sector'.

He urged entrepreneurs to come to Haryana and invest in sectors like information technology, health, education, finance and banking.

Sinha said various cities of the state are developed, including Gurgaon, and there are numerous possibilities of expansion of health services.

There are abundant possibilities of investment in the field of medical tourism, he added.

Speaking on the occasion, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar assured entrepreneurs that the state government was committed towards providing all facilities to them.

Haryana Health and Medical Education Minister Anil Vij said, "We envision...establishing at least one medical college in every district. A hospital will soon be established in Panchkula over an area of 18 acres." 

Medical services in the state are being expanded through the public-private partnership mode and MRI and dialysis services are being provided in all districts, he said.

Herbal parks are being set up across the state and Morni, in district Panchkula, is being developed as a world-class herbal forest, he added.

Additional Secretary, Union Ministry of Commerce, Arvind Mehta said, "The health portal by the Haryana government is promising. As a country, we should move beyond electronic visa and introduce visa on arrival. This will boost medical tourism." 

Chairman and Managing Director of Educomp Solutions Ltd Shantanu Prakash said Haryana has the opportunity to become the education capital of India.


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