Modi in Mumbai to launch ambitious Make In India week


Prime Minister Narendra Modi is launching the Make in India Week at NSCI, Worli, through an ambitious, which expects to give push to the manufacturing sector in the country.

Soon after arriving in Mumbai on Saturday, Modi tweeted, “All roads lead to the #MakeInIndia centre where India’s enterprising spirit is being showcased & celebrated.”

Modi will inaugurate the Make in India Centre at MMRDA Grounds, Bandra Kurla Complex. He will walk through the centre accompanied by Prime Minister of Sweden, Prime Minister of Finland and other senior dignitaries from India and abroad.

Quoting a government press release, the PTI report said that the prime minister was also expected to hold bilateral meetings with senior foreign leaders.

Over the course of the week, the event will offer access, insights and opportunities to connect and collaborate with India and global industry leaders, academicians, central and state administrations, the release added.

Government delegations from 49 countries and business delegations from 68 countries are slated to attend the event.

Some of the key government delegations would include Prime Minister-led delegations from Finland, Sweden and Lithuania and Deputy Prime Minister-led delegation from Poland. High level government representatives are accompanied by large business delegations.

There will also be 17 state exhibitions and several country pavilions at the centre, which would cover an area of 2,20,000 sqm and accommodate 27 halls. The country pavilions will include exhibitions from Sweden, Germany and South Korea.

Over 190 exhibitors would showcase manufacturing prowess of the country across the focus sectors.