To promote Industrial activity in the State and with a view to provide a focused platform to the business leaders, investors, corporations, policy and opinion makers of India and abroad, the State Government is organizing Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit 2018 on February 21-22, 2018 at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow. This summit is the largest ever Investment Promotion and Facilitation initiative by GoUP. The UP Investors’ Summit would focus on showcasing investment opportunities in the state and provide an opportunity to understand the potential and offerings of the state of Uttar Pradesh. It will be a unique forum for exchanging ideas, sharing knowledge, networking, exploring business opportunities and signing cooperation agreements and partnerships, while setting the policy agenda for meeting some of the current global challenges. The summit will bring together heads of states and governments, ministers, leaders from the corporate world, senior policy makers, heads of international institutions and academia from around the world to further the cause of development and to promote cooperation.

  • To establish Uttar Pradesh as a preferred investment destination for both foreign and Indian investors
  • Make investors aware of recent policy reforms/ new initiatives to improve the business climate
  • To provide a platform for networking to business community, government representatives and other stakeholders
  • Discuss concrete investment proposals with interested investors and reassure them of government’s support
UP Investors’ Summit 2018 – Value Proposition:
  • Opportunity to interact with key policy makers, industry leaders, global thought leaders, regulators and renowned academicians across the globe
  • Opportunity to participate in the sector focused seminars to witness deliberations of sector experts during the summit.
  • Opportunity to connect with potential partners globally to explore the opportunities of collaboration and partnership
  • Interact with key stakeholders through B2B and B2G meetings
  • Wide spread exhibition space for showcasing key strengths and potential
  • 4th largest state occupying 7.3% of India’s land area
  • 3rd largest economy contributing 8.5% to the India’s GDP
  • Highest consumer base with 16.5% of Indian population
  • Highest PPP infrastructure projects in India (15%)
  • Strongest agriculture and food processing base in India
  • Amongst top 5 manufacturing states in India
  • 2nd highest no. of MSMEs (organized & unorganized) in India
  • Most competitive sector specific policies and incentives

Advantage Uttar Pradesh

Location Advantage
  • Access to 200 million plus (16.5% of India’s population) residents
  • Access to National Capital Region on the west
  • Strategic access to market & resource depth of eastern India
  • Located on Golden Quadrilateral with excellent road network
  • Largest railway network in the country spanning over 8,949 km
  • Major national & international airports connecting the rest of India, Middle East & South East Asian countries
Industrial Corridors
  • 8.5% of DMIC catchment area and 57% of AKIC in Uttar Pradesh
  • Intersection of WDFC and EDFC at Greater Noida
  • Multi-modal logistic hubs, industrial parks etc. to benefit from reduced travel time to ports
  • Abundant land parcels at competitive price
  • Balanced availability of water across the state
  • 24×7 reliable electricity to industries and provision for open access
Skilled Manpower
  • 56% of UP’s 200 million population are in the working age group
  • 53 Universities, 4345 Colleges, 168 Polytechnics with several research institutes, Centers of Excellence and other vocational institutes
  • Industry focused skill development program
Proactive Governance
  • Proactive facilitation and attractive policies
  • Simplified procedures and speedy time bound approvals
  • Strong industrial security – ‘zero tolerance’ philosophy

The State has ten focus sectors, namely:

  • Agro and Food Processing
  • Dairy
  • Textile
  • Tourism
  • Film
  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • IT and Startup
  • Renewable Energy
  • Civil Aviation
  • MSME

The Summit is hosted by Government of Uttar Pradesh, and led under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Chief Minister of the State, Shri Yogi Adityanath. The Summit is expected to be attended by union ministers, 5000+ business delegates, industry captains, policy makers and other related stakeholders. The Summit would be inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi.

In order to register for the event, the participant will have to visit http://www.upinvestorssummit.com/htm/01/index.html to find the tab “Registration/ Intent to Invest”.

The Summit is hosted in the State’s Capital – Lucknow, at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan. The venue is located at the prime site of the City. It is 12 km from Charbagh Railway Station, Lucknow and 23kilometers from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Lucknow.

Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit offers opportunities in the State and provides a platform to pool investments in various sectors in UP. Therefore, investors can file their ‘Intent for Investment’ on the website http://www.upinvestorssummit.com/htm/01/index.html by filling the form available on clicking “Registration/ Intent to Invest” tab.

The Industrial Investment and Employment Promotion Policy of UP 2017 provides and various Sectoral policies can be accessed here: https://upinvestorssummit.com/htm/01/policies.html

Udyog Bandhu is the nodal agency and single point of contact for the investor facilitation and ‘Nivesh Mitra’ single window system of the State.

Nivesh Mitra is a unique platform designed specifically to facilitate entrepreneurs for getting faster approvals/clearances online from various government departments. This is highly beneficial for entrepreneurs setting up new units in U.P. or planning for expansion of their units.

The major timelines for all industry related approvals is covered under the Janhit Guarantee Act. http://adminreform.up.nic.in/Lok%20Sewa%20Prabhandhan%20Deptt/GO.pdf/LSPV%20JGA%20NOV%20TWENTY%20SEVEN%20THIRTEEN%20ENGLISH.pdf

The State has the following key industrial development authorities responsible for acquiring land for industrial purposes and development of Industrial areas in across the State –

  • Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC)
  • Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA)
  • Noida Authority
  • Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA)
  • Lucknow Industrial Development Authority (LIDA)
  • Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA)
  • Satharia Industrial Development Authority (SIDA)

You can visit the website of the respective departments or can access the following link for information on availability of land. https://upinvestorssummit.com/htm/01/land_bank.html

Further, if you have identified specific land required for your project, the details of the same may be submitted to respective industrial development authorities for further processing.

To setup an industry you can first express interest by filling the ‘Intent to Invest’ form on the following link: http://www.upinvestorssummit.com/Home/RegIntentForm, this will help us track the status proposal.
After filling the form, you can check the land bank details online on the following link: http://www.upinvestorssummit.com/htm/01/resources.html
For any clearances which are needed for the setting up the industry, you can check the applicable clearances relevant to the nature of industry planned to be setup on the following link: http://www.upinvestorssummit.com/htm/01/resources.html

The land bank details online on the following link: http://www.upinvestorssummit.com/htm/01/resources.html

The Non resident UP Vasis can register online on the website of UP NRI department, on the following link: http://www.upnri.com/nri-card-application.htm