The North East is the fastest growing part of India today, with the Government of India laying special emphasis and having a focussed approach of putting this part of India in the spotlight of growth and development. Consonant to the same, Mizoram is gearing up to highlight its immense yet unexplored business opportunities alongwith some unparallel advantages to the domestic and global investors, says Captain Rahul Bali, CEO Magnetic Mizoram Investors Summit 2018 and Managing Director, Innovations India.
The Government of Mizoram under the dynamic leadership of Lal Thanhawla, Chief Minister of Mizoram has introduced the New Economic Development Policy which aims at providing comprehensive growth strategy for Mizoram. The main objective is to bring about a sea change in the way priorities are placed in matters of economic development and governance to ensure that the State fully capitalises on the new opportunities placed before it with the end objective of Mizoram being able to attain a robust and self-sustaining economy in the long run. Conforming to the NEDP of Mizoram, the Government of Mizoram in association with Innovations India, their partners for state’s overall development have planned out a well thought of event calendar that would highlight various aspects of Mizoram and convert it into one of the most desirable destinations of India. Mizoram is all set to highlight various USPs of the State and its mystic beauty, inviting visitors from across all cross sections of the society to visit and explore the possibilities of investing in Mizoram.
A lot of ambitious events like the Magnetic Mizoram Investors Summit in Aizawl are sure to act as a great platform aimed at exploring ideas that would help the State to achieve inclusive and sustainable development by ensuring policy coherence and effective investment promotion. Mizoram has largely remained unexplored for a very long period of time for a number of reasons. The Government of Mizoram has now taken a deliberate decision to reach out to the world showcasing their beautiful land and in fact act as a platform that would attract the brightest minds from across the country and the world to ideate, showcase innovation and best practices, and discuss their application for the benefit of the state.
Initiatives like the two day Magnetic Mizoram Investors Summit are instrumental in bringing together investors and representatives of States and Governments, leaders from the corporate world, ambassadors and diplomats, senior policymakers, top brass of hospitality fraternity, banks and financial organisations, heads of international institutions and academia from India and abroad to deliberate on investments and new projects as well as to promote business cooperation across various sectors of trade and industry to leverage Mizoram’s potential in key sectors like energy, power, bio-diversity, aviation, oil and natural gas, films, fashion, handicrafts and handlooms, silk, bamboo, grapes, wines as well as tourism, horticulture, adventure sports, etc, and connect with global investors providing a networking platform to amplify interaction between stakeholders through B2G and B2B meetings. Mizoram is a naturally green State and has a hilly terrain with a pleasant climate.
The continuous mountain ranges and spectacular water bodies make it an ideal destination for tourism, film production, adventure sports and exploration. The State celebrates colourful festivals such as Chapchar kut, Mim kut, Pawl kut, Thalfavang kut and Christmas. Mizoram is home to many indigenous sports such as Inbuan, Inkawibah, Insukherh and Insuknawr.
The State also has traditional dances, viz., Cheraw, Khullam, Chheih Lam, Chai, Rallu Lam, Solakia, Sarlamkai and Par Lam. The traditional handicrafts and dressing of the Mizos are praise worthy. There are several locations, which attract tourists to Mizoram, viz., Aizawl, Tamdil, Vantawang, Champai, Phwangpui, Saiha and Lunglei. Shopping centres, lakes, mountain peaks, ancient excavations and wildlife parks are some of the key attractions in the State. The state is also the Football Capital of India having won almost all the major football tournaments in India. If we talk about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, that has swept the entire nation today, it’s a matter of pride for the State to announce that Aizawl is one the first litter- free State capitals of India and Mizoram also boasts of having the cleanest small town of Asia–Biate.
Mizoram is getting ready to usher in a new era of collaboration, not only for investments but also for new skills and advanced production and technology in various sectors. Seamless exchange of experiences and innovative ideas during the Summit would pave the way for various developmental projects being undertaken under collaboration with outside players. Magnetic Mizoram Investors Summit would be a unique trade opportunity wherein the best players from all fields of business would come under one roof to showcase their range of products/services. The Summit would be a fantastic launch pad for the discerning entrepreneurs in various sectors like solar power, hospitality, leisure and travel industry, as well as for a number of big business houses of different sectors as it would act as the best platform for B2G, B2B and B2C connectivity for almost every kind of business in Mizoram.
It is a highly innovative initiative of the Government of Mizoram under the New Economic Development Policy of Mizoram that would enable a large number of business houses to kick start their business in Mizoram as well as showcase the mesmerizing beauty of Mizoram to the world. This would go a long way in promoting Mizoram as a preferred destination for both business and leisure. Endeavours like the Magnetic Mizoram Investors Summit are sure to provide the participating partners with a definite advantage to gain an entirely new customer base and an excellent opportunity to reinforce their existing business links and open new markets in Mizoram, thereby making Mizoram the most preffered destination both for leisure and business.