Ranchi (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has invited Chinese investment in the food processing companies in his state and said all possible help will be extended to investors.
Das' comments came on Wednesday while visiting a food processing unit at Sanquan Foods Co Ltd, situated in Zhengzhou city of China. He was welcomed by the firm's chairman Chen Zemin and his team.
During the visit, Das briefed Zemin about the potential of investment in Jharkhand and said: "All possible help will be extended to investors... Meetings will be organized with the local companies so that the technology could also be transferred with investment.
"Jharkhand has received investment in the food processing sector and in coming time the state will emerge as a food processing hub of India," said the Chief Minister.
Das also invited Zemin to participate in the Global Agriculture and Food Summit to be held in November in the state.
According to the press release by the state government, Zemin showed the food processing, packaging, quality testing and other aspects of the unit to the Chief Minister.
Zemin assured Das that his company would study the Indian market and assess the potential of food processing in Jharkhand.