Deals covering a gamut of sectors were also signed—retail, steel and gas, among others, and pledged policy changes that would ensure ease of doing business.
- First-ever retail policy by a state in India—that makes it easier for retailers to do business in the state.
- It proposes single-desk clearance of business plans, let’s stores stay open longer.
- Makes it easier for retailers to acquire land to build warehouses, simplifies labour laws and relaxes stocking limits for essential commodities.
- It is aimed at attracting investments worth Rs.5,000 crore and creating 20,000 additional jobs in the sector by 2020.