GIM 2012 in the news: a round-up

The recently concluded Global Investor Meet 2012 received extensive coverage in both conventional and digital media, by mainstream and specialised news outlets. Let’s take a quick look at some of the coverage:

The Karnataka Advantage: Business Leaders Concur

With the success of Global Invester Meet 2012, Karnataka is all set to raise its profile even further as the leading investment destination in the nation. But don’t just take our word for it; here are the considered opinions of numerous business leaders, shared with us on the occasion of GIM 2012:

‘GIM 2012 has taken us to the next level’

‘GIM 2012 has taken us to the next level,’ concluded Mr. D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka after the closing of the Global Investor’s Meet 2012 at Bangalore.

In The News: Global Investor’s Meet 2012 ‘insured against political crisis’

Against the background of political uncertainty in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda participated in an interview with the newspaper DNA, published on May 17th, 2012, in which he emphasized that the Global Investor’s Meet 2012 (GIM) would not be compromised by political factors. He also fielded questions regarding other developmental issues

In the news: High-speed rail links are high on GIM agenda

High-speed, high quality transport connectivity is a pre-requisite for the growth of trade and industry. The Karnataka government is well aware of this key factor and is actively working to take the transport infrastructure in the state to the next level. On May 12th, 2012, the Deccan Chronicle carried news of Karnataka Industries minister Mr.

In The News: CM Sadananda Gowda’s priority is ‘implementing programs, not big talk’

On Saturday, the 28th of April 2012, The Economic Times carried an in-depth interview with Karnataka Chief Minister, Sadananda Gowda. Interviewers Archana Rai and Karthik Subbaram probed the CM with questions regarding political stability and the future of various projects and summarized his priority as being on ‘implementing programs, not big talk’.

In the news: progress, prospects and pan-Asian outreach for investments in Karnataka

On April 26th, Business Line highlighted Karnataka’s Minster for Large and Medium Industries, Mr. Murugesh R. Nirani’s statements on the current status and prospects of investment made in his state. Karnataka is gearing up in a big way for its next Global Investor’s Meet (GIM), and Mr. Nirani has said that the Government will be

In The News: Mysore as a destination for MSMEs and tourism

The Karnataka Government’s ongoing efforts to highlight investment and growth opportunities throughout the state are getting healthy media coverage in the run-up to the Global Investor Meet (GIM) 2012, scheduled to be held in June.  Efforts to promote investment beyond Bangalore are also beginning to draw notice. On May 3rd , Business Line reported on

Andhra Pradesh industries look to Karnataka for growth venues

‘Karnataka offers what it takes for companies and industries to grow,’ says Minister for Industries, Shri Murugesh Nirani, who met investors in Hyderabad on the 3rd, April 2012 to discuss Karnataka’s potential as a venue for growth. Industries in Andhra Pradesh are increasingly looking to Karnataka as a second home, and the reasons are clear

Flying High with Karnataka

Our chairman Mr. Maheshwar Rao was at the 3rd International Exhibition and Conference on Civil Aviation in Hyderabad recently, and spoke about how Karnataka too is investing heavily in Aviation and Aerospace sector as it sees it playing a critical role in the industrial evolution of the state. The reasons are many. To begin with,