Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that India would be the third biggest economy in the world in the next five years.
Shah was speaking at the second ground-breaking ceremony in Lucknow which saw the launch of more than 250 projects worth Rs. 65,000crore.
Shah said that Narendra Modi had taken the country’s economy to the fifth position from the 11th position in the past five years.
He further stated that the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had translated dreams into reality in a short period and congratulated him for improving the atmosphere in the state including the law and order situation.
Adityanath said that he had made concerted efforts to establish connect with capitalists and industrialists adding that the investment of Rs. 65,000 crore would create three lakh jobs in the state.
Moreover, Satish Mahana, Uttar Pradesh Industrial Development Minister said that the first ground-breaking ceremony held last year was highly successful and this time more than 250 projects worth Rs. 65,000 crore are being announced. The minister said that only two projects could not be started due to policy-related issues and other projects have materialized.