R V Deshpande led Delegate on strategic visit to USA and France

R V Deshpande led Delegate on strategic visit to USA and France

Submitted by Newseditor on Fri, 2015-12-04 20:44 Bengaluru: The state government had signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) between Sister City Initiative, San Francisco, California and Karnataka to promote Women Entrepreneurship activities among each other during a high level delegation visit to USA recently.Setting the stage for the next edition of the Invest Karnataka 2016, a Global Investors Meet, scheduled to be held from 3rd to 5th February, 2016 in Bengaluru, a State High Level Delegation led by RV Deshpande, Minister for Large and Medium Industries and Tourism is on a visit to USA and France from 29th November to 10th December.The delegation comprises Ratna Prabha, Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Commerce and Industries Department, Gaurav Gupta, Commissioner for Industrial Development, Representatives of FKCCI Sampath Raman, M C Dinesh, Ravi Kumar and other senior officers along with the minister.The objective of the visit is to meet investors and businessmen to attract investments into the State. RV Deshpande, is expected to extend invitation for Invest Karnataka Meet and assure the investors and businessmen that the state government will do everything possible to enable them to implement their project in the State.The high level delegation during its visit on 30 November had attended a breakfast meeting at the Bay Area Council in San Francisco, California and made a presentation on Invest Karnataka 2016. Harlan Kelly, General Manager of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission welcomed the delegation and made a presentation on Hetch Hetchy Water System to the delegation. The delegation had detailed discussion on MOUs in the infrastructure sector. Later delegation met Mayor of San Francisco Edwin Lee and invited him for “Invest Karnataka 2016”. The delegation has signed the following documents: