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BCIC President Mr. Kishore Alva Called on Smt. Vandita Sharma, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, GoK

Mr. Kishore Alva, President BCIC & Joint President and Executive Director, Adani - Udupi Power Corporation Ltd. today called on Smt. Vandita Sharma, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, GoK to discuss on enhancing Brand Bangalore image and also promotion of business investment opportunities in the State.

As a first initiative, BCIC made a plea to the Government to take up beautification of Hebbal Lake which is the gateway to Bangalore City for visitors entering the Silicon Valley of India. Mr. Kishore Alva said: “Improving connectivity between Bangalore International Airport and the Bangalore City Centre will surely enhance brand equity of Karnataka, particularly Bangalore City which is home to several globally recognised domestic and transnational companies.”

Mr. Kishore Alva further said: “To further strengthen our positioning and investors’ confidence, additional concrete initiatives and measures need to be undertaken by the Government so that brand equity of the State especially, Bangalore City is promoted as the Manufacturing and Service sector hubs by way of more business-friendly policies.”

Smt. Vandita Sharma while acknowledging the efforts initiated by the newly elected President of BCIC Mr. Kishore Alva to reach out to the State Government said that she would be keen to partner with BCIC on Skill development, Empowerment of Women and Differently-abled people and other social welfare schemes like rural upliftment and child welfare.

The Chamber on its part assured to partner actively with the Government by bringing more initiatives and measures to improve social sectors in Karnataka.